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California’s Diversion Program

Effective January 1, 2021, misdemeanor diversion programs have been made available for many non-felony arrests as part of California’s criminal justice reform efforts. This means if your case meets the criteria for diversion, you may be able to avoid jail and possibly even have the arrest wiped from your record. A diversion program is a… Read More

Agricultural Guest Worker Pay Raises in 2022 and the Change to Farmworker Hours

In November of 2020, the Trump administration formally froze wages for guest farmworkers (those here on an H-2A visa) in an effort to assist farmers whose operations were affected by the global pandemic and accompanying shut down.  The rule was to take effect on December 21, 2020.  This rule would have frozen wages at 2019… Read More