Monthly Archives: January 2012

Illegal Alien Sentenced for False Claim to US Citizenship and Illegal Use of Social Security Number | ICE.gov | 1/26/12

NEW ORLEANS – Roberto Guevara-Palomeque, 33, a Mexican citizen, pleaded guilty on Oct. 27 to a two-count indictment charging him with making a false claim to U. S. citizenship and misuse of a social security number.  He was sentenced in … Continue reading

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Canada: ‘Honor Murders’ Convictions Face Appeal | CNN | Paula Newton | 1/30/12

Kingston, Ontario (CNN) — Mohammed Shafia, 58; his wife, Tooba Mohammad Yahya, 42; and their son, Hamed, 21, are three members of an Afghan immigrant family, who were found guilty of first-degree murder of Shafia’s three teenage daughters and his first wife … Continue reading

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Landlord/Tenant Legal Help Center Opens 1/30/12 | Philadelphia Bar Association | 1/23/12

The Philadelphia Landlord/Tenant Legal Help Center will provide limited representation legal services, but also outreach, community education, a web presence, volunteer recruitment and training, and, eventually, services through a legal helpline for low‐ income tenants of all ages who are … Continue reading

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4 Tax Breaks of Homeownership | My Money (usnews.com) | DR | The Dough Roller | 1/27/12

According to the popular personal finance blog The Dough Roller, there are two things you can count on when you become a homeowner: You get more tax breaks, and your taxes get more complicated. See the Form 1040 and Schedule … Continue reading

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Barefoot Bandit Gets 6.5 Years for Federal Charges | Reuters | Laura L. Myers | 1/27/12

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Colton Harris-Moore, 20, a serial thief nicknamed the “Barefoot Bandit” was sentenced in Seattle to 6-1/2 years in prison for his guilty plea to seven federal charges stemming from a two-year crime spree involving at least 67 … Continue reading

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