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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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The May 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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USCIS to destroy undeliverable green cards and work authorizations

On April 3, 2018, the USCIS announced that it will start destroying green cards and work authorizations that are returned ...
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Trump wants to speed up deportations

Since becoming president, Donald Trump has made several significant changes to make it easier for the government to deport more ...
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