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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

Although the majority of my small town practice is certainly not constitutional law, every once in awhile I run across an interesting issue (or I buy a new camera) and feel it necessary to thrill the world with my newfound knowledge. So today, I am writing about photography.

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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

As a personal injury attorney, I have many clients who run into financial problems as I am working on their cases. Many times over the years, I have received the dreaded “FRIDAY AFTERNOON” calls that usually go something like this: Me: “Hello?” Client: “Hi Chris, I know you’re working on my case, but I need to borrow some money today or my landlord is kicking me out on Monday. I got a ‘3 day notice!’” Me: “Your landlord cannot kick you out by Monday. Let’s talk.”

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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

There is a lot of confusion about an injunction on DACA issued out of a District Court in Southern Texas yesterday. This injunction has NO EFFECT on the DACA that has been in place for the past several years. Despite the Temporary Injunction, you can still file for Deferred Action (DACA 1.0) under the original requirements if you are renewing your DACA, OR filing a new request, provided that you:

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Waco Tribune Herald: By DON BOLDING dbolding@wacotrib.com A Clifton teenager was killed and three others were injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle rollover on State Highway 6 north of Waco.

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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

Near the end of 2014, President Obama held a press conference where he announced some basic guidelines for expanding a concept known as “Deferred Action.” I won’t go into the specifics of his program here, but the basic idea is that for certain undocumented immigrants, it doesn’t make sense to deport them. These are people who have been in this country for years, who have stayed out of trouble, who have an education, and who are willing to go through an application process and pay money to the government of the United States. For those who qualify, they get (a) protection from deportation for 2-3 years; (b) the ability to get a work permit; (c) the ability to get a social security number; and (d) the ability to get a drivers’ license.

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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

Since we are getting so much interest in the Expanded #DACA program, we thought it would be nice to post a very simple list of the updated qualifications. Estamos recibiendo mucho interés en el programa Extendido de #DACA, pensamos que sería bueno publicar una lista muy simple de las calificaciones actualizadas.

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Hutson & Harris, Attorneys & Counselors Waco TX

Most homeowners and business owners pay insurance premiums for decades, and that money is gleefully and quickly accepted by Allstate, State Farm, Farm Bureau, and a hundred other insurers. But when a hail storm or a wind storm smashes the home or the business, these insurance companies find ways to make the damage a “non-covered occurrence” so that they can deny payment of the claim. But it doesn’t have to end with a denial.

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