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California allows illegal immigrants to be admitted to the bar

In September of 2013 I wrote on the question of whether an illegal immigrant to the U.S. is eligible for admission to the bar. This post is a continuation and update on how the question has been settled in California.

Interview with Mr. Garcia

Those seeking to attend law school and  become a lawyer will find this case fascinating.

Facts:  An illegal immigrant to the U.S. who attended law school and passed the California bar exam was eventually allowed admission to the bar. The story is summarized in the San Jose Mercury News as follows:

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