Posts Tagged by visa

US Embassy’s Visa Okay Rate for Pinoys: 70-30


MANILA – The US embassy in the Philippines gets 700 to 1,000 applications for nonimmigrant visa every day and about 70 percent are approved. “It’s a 70 percent approval rate,… 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

Visa overstay

By J.G. Azarcon, Esq. A non-immigrant who remains in the U.S. beyond the period of his authorized stay will have his valid visa voided and will be barred from applying… Read More

Fake UK visa applications

By Llanesca T. Panti, Reporter FAKE United Kingdom (UK) visa applications from the Philippines are increasing, an official of the UK Border Agency said Thursday Read More

Inadmissible by ill-health

By J. G. Azarcon, Esq. Illness can be a ground for inadmissibility to the U.S. Aliens who are infected with highly communicable disease of public health significance such as HIV… Read More

Rushing to become a citizen? Wait longer!

WASHINGTON D.C. Looking forward to becoming a naturalized citizen in time for this years presidential elections? If so, perish the thought. Related PostsA gay Filipina faces deportation 3.05-M Pinoys in… Read More

MD abandons teachers

Visas of dozens are not renewed BALTIMORE, Maryland – After filling up the acute shortage of teachers in Baltimore county public schools, the working visas of about a dozen teachers… Read More

Wedding rings as visas

By Juan L. Mercado In the Broadway play Fiddler on the Roof, three impoverished sisters, in a turn-of-the-century Read More

‘Model’ Pinoy Doctor Fights Deportation

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – A prominent Filipino doctor and his wife are facing deportation because Related PostsDeportation of Obama’s aunt put on hold Measure Punishes For Hiring Illegal Workers As… Read More


WASHINGTON- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received a sufficient number of petitions Related PostsStudies show U.S. Hispanics remain insular Filams: Talk immigration, not lipsticks, pigs… Read More


LAKE RIDGE, Virginia – Prince William County has approved Related PostsTNT’s drop due to economic crisis ICE raids on gangs truly makes U.S. safer Border agents watch behavior Mayor Daley… Read More

New Visa May Aid Boy in Teacher Sex Case

Related PostsMore than 100 charged in passport fraud investigation, authorities say CONFERENCE ON IMMIGRATION POLICIES AND DEVELOPMENT: NEW PERSPECTIVES ICE Notifies Companies of Debarment Consideration Van Carrying Suspected Illegal Immigrants… Read More


WASHINGTON – Senator Richard J. Durbins (D-Ill) bill to grant legal status to illegal immigrants Related Posts‘Dream Act’ refiled in Senate Ritter Frustrated By Immigration Laws LAX worker accused of… Read More

Visas for crime victims readied

WASHINGTON D.C. – Nearly seven years after Congress passed a law authorizing visas for illegal immigrant crime victims, Related Posts20 charged with running immigrant ring Protect illegal migrants – UN… Read More