Fla. Bar Backs Admitting Undocumented Immigrant

Law360, Miami (July 30, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The Florida Bar on Friday threw its support behind an undocumented immigrant who, after graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, is seeking to be admitted to the Florida Bar.

The Florida Bar's Board of Governors voted in favor of a petition filed with the group earlier this month by Jose Godinez-Samperio that would amend the rules regulating the Florida Bar to specify that anyone who has complied with the requirements for admission to the bar cannot be disqualified because he or she is...
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