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Poblete Discusses Federal Budget Negotiations on CNN Today

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Tuesday, 15 November 2011 00:00

Jason Poblete will be a guest today on CNN Directo USA.

Poblete will be discussing the current federal budget negotiations underway before the U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the Special Committee, and how it could impact policymaking and the U.S. economy for the balance of 2011.

Directo USA, CNN's Spanish-language public affairs program, is broadcast daily at 6:00 p.m. (EST) in the United States, Latin America, and Spain.

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Poblete Speaks with Howard Univ. Law School Students on Careers in International Law

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Thursday, 03 November 2011 22:21

175px-Howard_University_seal-1Washington, DC -- On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, Poblete Tamargo's Jason Poblete served as a panelist at an event sponsored by the ABA Section for International Law at the Howard University School of Law (HU): "Pathways to Employment in International Law". The panel was co-sponsored by the HU International Law Society.

The "Pathways to Employment in International Law" program is a unique forum that brings law students and new lawyers together with experienced legal practitioners to explore opportunities for employment in international law.

Poblete was joined on the panel by Ms. Susan Notar, Esq., Deputy Director, Political-Military Affairs, Office of Iraq, U.S. Department of State; and Ms. Mélida Hodgson, Counsel, International Litigation and Arbitration Group, Foley & Hoag, LLP.

For the 2011-2012 ABA term, Poblete is serving as a Vice-Chair of the National Security Committee of the ABA Section of International Law. For more information about the Pathways program please visit this ABA website.

 

The PT Cable Newsletter, Autumn Edition

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Tuesday, 01 November 2011 09:10

Circle_Inverse_Logo.001Attached please find a link for the Autumn 2011 edition of Poblete Tamargo's newsletter, The PT Cable. In this edition of the PT Cable, you'll find news items on the following:

1. Congressional Oversight, Foreign Companies & Export Controls

2. U.S. Taxpayers Need an Iraq Claims Program

3. Federal Agency Regulatory Enforcement Highlights

4. Worksite Enforcement & Immigration Compliance

5. Congressional Committee Approves Bill Mandating Use of E-Verify

... and much more.

As always, if you have any issues that you would like us to write about, or would like to ask one of our Attorneys a specific question for inclusion in the forthcoming edition of the PT Cable, please e-mail us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The firm's newsletter, The PT Cable, is now available for download. Please follow this link

 

Artful Dimensions Gallery Thanks Poblete Tamargo Attorneys

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Monday, 24 October 2011 09:18

img_0784Fredericksburg, Virginia - At their grand opening on Saturday, October 22, 2011, Artful Dimensions Gallery (ADG) founders thanked the law firm of Poblete Tamargo for its pro bono legal advice and counsel.

"We wanted to thank you for helping us to sift through all the red tape in filling the non profit forms for our new art gallery; we greatly appreciate all the time you have invested in us and we look forward to our continued relationship," Christine Lush-Rodriguez, President Artful Dimensions Gallery.

ADG is a non-profit membership gallery located in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The gallery specializes in promoting and encouraging dimensional artistry. ADG artists present and sell fine art as well as help promote and support the Fredericksburg and Virginia art community. It will also provide affordable space for three-dimensional artists to create and display their artwork.

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Poblete Tamargo Attorney Quoted in Roll Call Newspaper

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Wednesday, 21 September 2011 21:48

tumblr_lflr24Tsyg1qgbyyno1_500In Wednesday's edition of Roll Call newspaper, Poblete Tamargo Attorney Jason Poblete was quoted in a story about the political impact of legislative procedures being used in the U.S. House of Representatives to debate and approve legislation to fund the federal government through the fall: 

"The pledge, of course, is a political, not a legal, document. That means the repercussions of breaking it — or being perceived as doing so — will be political, too, said Jason Poblete, a former Republican staffer who worked alongside Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) in the office of McCarthy's predecessor, Rep. Bill Thomas (R). "The voters will decide when [or] if we broke them," Poblete said.

Read the entire Roll Call article here.

 

PT Law's Poblete Interviewed on CNN

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Friday, 16 September 2011 10:55

Jason Poblete will be a guest today on CNN Directo USA where he will discuss recent public policy and political developments in Washington, DC. Directo USA, CNN's Spanish-language public affairs program, is broadcast daily at 6:00 p.m. (EST).

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Business Immigration Attorney Joins Poblete Tamargo This Week

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Monday, 22 August 2011 22:16

We are pleased to announce this week that Ms. Irene Recio, Esq. has joined the firm as Special Counsel. Irene brings over 14 years of experience in the area of immigration law and will be heading up the firm's immigration practice.

Ms. Recio has successfully represented individual and corporate clients in affirmative filings with the U.S. Government, including applications for temporary and permanent residency and naturalization, as well as defensive procedures before the U.S. Department of State and Immigration Court.

She has unique and proven expertise counseling employers on conformance with recently enacted Homeland Security regulations and compliance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Ms. Recio has also defended against work-site enforcement proceedings by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for alleged violations of immigration law. She provides compliance training to employers to avoid federal work-site enforcement proceedings and federal contractor debarment.

Recently recognized as a "Top Immigration Lawyer" by the Washington Business Journal, and as one Virginia's best "Immigration/Naturalization" attorneys by the Virginia Business Magazine, Irene has served as Chair of the Board of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, as well as other professional association boards.

For more information about our immigration practice and services, click here.

Ms. Recio's biography is available here.

 

PT Law's Jason Poblete Interviewed Today on CNN

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Monday, 01 August 2011 13:35

Poblete Tamargo's Jason Poblete will be a guest today on CNN Directo USA where he will discuss recent public policy and political developments related to the federal debt ceiling agreement. Directo USA, CNN's Spanish-language Washington, DC-based public affairs program, is broadcast daily at 6:00 p.m. EST.

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Poblete Tamargo Attorney Testified Before a Congressional Committee Today

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Thursday, 14 July 2011 21:01

IMG_0379B(Washington, DC) Poblete Tamargo Attorney Mauricio Tamargo testified this afternoon before the U.S. Congress, Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs in support of in support of H.R. 44, the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. 

Tamargo was asked by Congress to explain the work and findings of the Review Commission and justify the necessity of funding these aging claims. Tamargo outlined the Review Commission's findings stressing the U.S.'s moral obligation to satisfy the outstanding claims of the U.S. nationals in Guam for the atrocities committed against them by virtue of their solidarity with the U.S. in World War II saying "the payment of these awards fulfills a moral obligation".

Tamargo also clarified that funding for these claims could be derived from monies confiscated from Japan, rather than U.S. dollars as "the funds are, in some sense, traceable to the funds derived from the postwar liquidation of the Japanese and German assets frozen at the beginning of World War II". 

In his former capacity as Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, at the Department of Justice, Tamargo also Chaired the Guam War Claims Review Commission ('Review Commission"), in 2003. For more information and to view the archived hearing webcast, please visit the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs website.

 

PT Law's Tamargo to Testify Before a Congressional Committee

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Friday, 08 July 2011 11:26

Mauricio Tamargo will testify before the U.S. Congress, Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs, on Thursday, July 14, 2011. The Subcommittee is holding an oversight hearing on H.R. 44, the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act, at 10:00 a.m., 1324 Longworth House Office Building. 

In his former capacity as Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission at the Department of Justice, in 2003 Tamargo also Chaired the Guam War Claims Review Commission. Tamargo is now being ask by Congress to explain the work of the Review Commission. He will outline the findings and recommendations of the Commission's final report which was presented to the Department of Interior on June 9, 2004. For more information and a copy of the report, please visit the Department of Interior website.

Tamargo retired from federal service in 2010 and is a co-founder of Poblete Tamargo. Poblete Tamargo is a law and public policy law firm based in D.C. which offers its clients premium legal and public policy solutions. The firm concentrates on providing regulatory litigation and public policy counsel.

For further information on this upcoming Congressional hearing, please visit the Natural Resouces Committee's website.

 
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