Articles

December 2017 Priority Dates: F-1 and F-2B Retrogress

The December 2017 priority dates bring bad news for those Filipinos petitioned as adult single children of US citizens (F-1) ...
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You don’t need a Philippine annulment to get married in the U.S.

Dear Attorney Gurfinkel: I have been out of status in the U.S. since 2010. I’ve been separated from my husband ...
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Extension Requests Thoroughly Reviewed Despite Prior Petition Approval

Since about 2004, USCIS had a policy that if an initial H-1B petition was approved, and the alien later applied ...
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TFC Store

Your tanong may sagot si Atty. Michael Gurfinkel sa TFC Store! November 2, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm TFC Store 2001 ...
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CBP “inspects” domestic flight from SFO to JFK

On October 12, 2017, several passengers aboard a domestic Delta flight from San Francisco to New York, filed a lawsuit ...
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The November 2017 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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Appealing Visa Denial

Ordinarily, there is no appeal process for visa refusals at the Embassy. Under the doctrine of "consular non- reviewability", a ...
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Your Tanong, My Sagot, part 1

A popular segment on my weekly immigration television show, Citizen Pinoy, is Your Tanong, My Sagot, where people ask immigration ...
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Things that could make your case suspicious (part 2)

In a previous article, a reader, who was scheduled for his visa interview, asked about some of the things which ...
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