Posts Tagged by immigration

New USCIS Rule Will Help TNTs


  WASHINGTON D.C. – Undocumented immigrants, including thousands of Filipino youth, who entered the United States when they were young will be among the  beneficiaries of the "Deferred Action for… Read More

Deferred Action Begins

J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

  By: J.G. Azarcon, Esq.   On August 3, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will begin to accept applications for deferred action status on August… Read More

Approval of petitions after death of relative

By J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

 By: J. G. Azarcon, Esq. In the past, if the petitioner dies while the visa petition is pending, the beneficiary would not be entitled to seek approval of the petition.… Read More

Public charge


By J. G. Azarcon, Esq. Under Sec. 212(a)(4) of the Immigration Act, any alien who at the time of application for a visa, or at the time of application for… Read More

USCIS warns of scam by immigration websites


WASHINGTON D.C. – The US Citizenship and Immigration Service has warned of some private websites that charge to prepare immigration forms mimic the look and feel of official government sites,… Read More

EAD and Advance Parole

By J.G. Azarcon, Esq. Under a new procedure announced by the Citizenship and Immigration Services, aliens in the United States applying for adjustment of status to permanent resident may now… Read More

Abused alien spouse

By J.G. Azarcon, Esq. An alien who is a beneficiary of a permanent resident petition filed by a U.S. citizen spouse within two years after the marriage is granted conditional… Read More

Residence for naturalization purposes

J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

By J. G. Azarcon, Esq. Residence in the U.S. is among several requirements for permanent residents applying for naturalization. A permanent resident must reside continuously in the U.S. for a period… Read More

Four Indians on immigration watchlist

MANILA, Philippines?The Bureau of Immigration on Saturday placed on its watchlist four Indian nationals implicated in a kidnapping attempt on a compatriot and the killing of two other persons in Pasay City last month. Immigration… Read More

‘Merry Christmas’ banned at Philippine airport

Manila, Dec 7 (DPA) Tuesday, December 07, 2010 –> Immigration officers at the Philippines’ main international airport were prohibited Tuesday from wishing passengers a Merry Christmas…. Read More

BI asks for time to get rid of banned cards

BY GERARD NAVAL–> THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has asked Malaca Read More

Immigration bureau directs employees to settle cash advances

MANILA, Philippines?The Bureau of Immigration directed all of the agency’s officials and employees with outstanding cash advances to liquidate them as soon as possible or face possible administrative and criminal charges. The Office of the Ombudsman reported that the bureau had nearly P10 million in unliquidated cash advances,… Read More

Filams hail Obama on immigration reforms

By Lito Katigbak WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has called for an end to political posturing and special interest wrangling in this midterm election year so the US immigration system… Read More

Wallet with vital papers returned to Ore. woman

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Airport tightens watch against drug couriers

STARTING today, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will field drug-sniffing dogs and install separate x-ray machines at all passenger terminals to frustrate passengers from smuggling illegal drugs in their persons or in hand-carried bags. This measure was adopted following a joint meeting of government agencies conducting business at the premier airport such as the Airmail Distribution Center (ADC) operated by Philpost, Customs, Immigration, the Aviation Security Group, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the… Read More

Tribe brings back dead with "clothing" ritual

MANILA (Reuters) – Members of the Hanunuo Mangyan tribe in the Philippines do not leave their dead in the grave for long, digging up the remains of loved ones in an unusual revival ritual that itself is slowly dying out. Read More

Immigration reform bill introduced in House

By J.G. Azarcon, ESQ. On December 15, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009. This is the first attempt… Read More

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