Calif. High Court Mulls Bar Admission For Illegal Immigrant

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 7:55 PM EDT) -- California’s highest court agreed Wednesday to deliberate over whether an illegal immigrant can be admitted to the state bar as a licensed attorney after the Committee of Bar Examiners recommended a candidate who had come to the U.S. as a toddler.

Sergio Garcia, who grew up in rural northern California after coming to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 3, was recommended by the committee in October after a rigorous two-year-long investigation as part of his moral character application to the committee in November...
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