Tag Archives: DUI immigration issues

What Happens if a Non-U.S. Citizen Gets a DUI Charge?


In the United States, driving while under the influence is an offense that comes with serious consequences. It can potentially lead to bodily harm, jail time, monetary fees, and a variety of issues. The situation therefore becomes more overwhelming when … Continue reading

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Predatory Southern California Checkpoints?


I warned you. Law enforcement official throughout California stepped up efforts to curb end-of-summer drunk driving, particularly with checkpoints. But were they really aimed at catching drunk drivers or was there an ulterior motive behind their efforts? Some are criticizing the checkpoints for unfairly targeting low income immigrants who do not hold drivers licenses. Continue reading

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Southern California DUI Checkpoints Protested


Two posts ago, I gave you the California DUI arrest rate for the Memorial Day weekend. Although, checkpoints in Los Angeles did, in fact, nab some drunk drivers, some people protested that there was a racially motivated ulterior motive to specific checkpoints in Los Angeles. Continue reading

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Dodgers star pitcher called out


In an article published by the L.A. Times, the issues created by a former DUI are discussed as they relate to potential immigration issue for Dodgers pitcher Ronald Belisario.  According to the article, Belisario had not yet received to training … Continue reading

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