Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico
Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico
By Fox News Latino | 08/15/2013 - 13:42

New Mexico's top court ruled that citizens in the heavily Hispanic state who don't speak English still have the right to serve on a jury.

The New Mexico Supreme Court cautioned  trial courts and lawyers on Monday that this is in fact a right enshrined in the state constitution to all people, even non-English speakers.

The court issued the admonition in a unanimous ruling that upholds an Albuquerque man's convictions for murder and other crimes in the 2004 bludgeoning death of his girlfriend and a subsequent armed robbery and stabbing.


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4 year-old U.S. citizen Deported to Guatemala
U.S. Government Defends Deportation of Four-Year-Old Citizen
By Fox News Latino | 03/23/2011 - 15:00

The U.S. government is defending the recent deportation of a four-year-old little girl who was born in the United States to undocumented immigrants.

On March 11th, despite her citizenship, Emily Samantha Ruiz was deported after officials detained her grandfather while the two were on their way back from a trip to Guatemala visiting relatives.


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