- U.S. senators file bipartisan bill to stop state seizure of student loan defaulters’ licenses
- Podcast of criminally convicted “Dr. Death” dramatizes flaws in physician regulation
- Ban on funeral home/cemetery joint operation upheld as pro-competitive licensing rule
- No exemption from licensing rules for small-sized business
- Nevada sunset panel recommends retaining 22 boards, eliminating only “dysfunctional” homeopathy board
A rule passed in May by the New York State Board of Regents allows undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to obtain professional licenses in more than 50 professions. The New York Times highlighted the story of one man, Juan Carlos Perez, a New Yorker who arrived in the United States at the age of 11 and could not officially teach, despite his masters degree in education.
For Undocumented Immigrants, a License to Teach