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Attorney General Sessions getting tougher on asylum applicants

In a recent ruling, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled that women who were victims of domestic violence, and people fleeing ...
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USCIS to start denaturalizing and deporting people who obtained citizenship by fraud

The USCIS announced it will start a task force of several dozen lawyers and immigration officers to start reviewing cases ...
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What is a fixed marriage?

If a person is ever caught in a fixed marriage (married solely to obtain immigration benefits), the consequences (or punishment) ...
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DNA testing to establish family relationships

In the Philippines, establishing family relationships can sometimes be extremely complex.  A child may be born and then “given” to ...
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Ice deports student not attending classes

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently issued a press release that they had a student removed/deported, when they found ...
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The June 2018 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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Titanic problems

Almost every Filipino has seen the movie Titanic, the story of Jack and Rose who sailed that doomed ship, which ...
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It is now easier for fathers to transmit citizenship to their out of wedlock children

U.S. immigration law allows citizen parents to “transmit” or pass on U.S. citizenship to their children born abroad, provided certain ...
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You should consider finding a U.S. Employer for your spouse back home – If you can’t get legal status

Dear Attorney Gurfinkel: I came to the U.S. many years ago, and am out of status.  I have now been ...
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