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Sergio GarciaSergio Garcia speaks at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles in August 2013. The California Supreme Court on Thursday granted a law license to Garcia, even though he is living in the United States illegally. (AP/Nick Ut)

SAN FRANCISCO – Sergio Garcia’s status as an undocumented immigrant has hung up his admission to the State Bar for more than three years.

But on Thursday, just one day after a new state law on undocumented immigrants took effect, the California Supreme Court took action, ordering Garcia admitted and paving the way for others in his situation to become attorneys in good standing.

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