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Illegal immigrant seeks admission to Florida Bar
South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | April 15, 2012 | Rafael A. Olmeda

Posted on 04/16/2012 10:33:10 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Can an immigrant without a green card get a Florida Bar card?

Aspiring lawyer Jose Godinez-Samperio, 25, a Tampa-area resident, is hoping the answer is yes.

A native of Mexico who entered the United States legally with his parents 16 years ago on a tourist visa, Godinez-Samperio is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, the valedictorian of the Armwood High School class of 2004, an Eagle Scout — and an undocumented immigrant.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: aliens; illegalimmigrants; illegals; immigration; lawyer
"undocumented, unapologetic, unafraid..." and unbelievable.
1 posted on 04/16/2012 10:33:21 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

No he can’t be admitted to the bar because obviously he doesn’t know the law.


2 posted on 04/16/2012 10:59:41 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between lose and loose.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Another day in Obamaland.

Now why don’t you go pay your taxes? This victim needs the money. :)


3 posted on 04/16/2012 11:33:28 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: ConservativeStatement

We’ve got enough useless lawyers. Go Home.


4 posted on 04/16/2012 11:43:41 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: ConservativeStatement

An illegal got an Illinois bar card, and would still have it if he hadn’t lied on his form and said he had no alias’s.


5 posted on 04/17/2012 6:01:54 AM PDT by Venturer
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Let him go practice law in Mexico. I’m sure he will be welcomed!


6 posted on 04/17/2012 6:24:18 AM PDT by greenhornet68
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