December 18th, 1995

The immigration laws of the United States are very complex and are constantly changing. Recent debate on Capitol Hill Regarding proposed legislation in Congress attests to this fact. With this in mind it always astounds me when I am approached … more

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December 12th, 1995

Every week I received several inquiries from Filipinos who consult me concerning their unmarried adult children whom they have petitioned within the last few years. However, since the petition was filed, the petitioning parents have become naturalized. Of course, they … more

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November 28th, 1995

More and more Filipinos are coming in to my office inquiring about sponsorship from an employer (the Labor Certification process) as a way of legalizing their immigration status in the United States while others tell the sad story that the … more

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October 10th, 1995

Because I represent the Filipino war veterans in their national class action against Immigration & Naturalization Service, I receive letters and phone calls almost daily from wives and children of war veterans asking if they, too, can become naturalized because … more

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October 4th, 1995

I recently wrote an article about the “H waiver” and how it can be used to help married Filipinos who immigrated to the United States claiming they were single. However, that article only addressed the problem from the standpoint of … more

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August 27th, 1995

In one of my recent articles I discussed a waiver available under the Immigration and Nationality Act that applies to individuals who made misrepresentations to an immigration officer either here or abroad in order to avoid the long quota wait … more

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August 1st, 1995

Several months ago, I wrote an article about a firm of relief called “Suspension of Deportation” (Attorney Robert L. Reeves Offers New Hope for TNT’s , January 27- February 2,1995). As I explained in that article, Filipinos of good moral … more

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July 26th, 1995

There’s a typhoon on the horizon, and the eye of the storm is in Washington D.C.. Since Proposition 187, we can already feel the Front of the Storm in California. However, there are still a few of safe harbors left … more

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July 25th, 1995

Filipinos who misrepresented their marital status by claiming to be single when, in fact, they were married prior to immigrating to the United States may obtain a waiver of the fraud without fear of being deported and may then immigrate … more

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July 18th, 1995

Many permanent residents are anxiously waiting to become naturalized United States Citizens, thinking that U.S. citizenship will get their children here faster. Unfortunately for Filipinos, naturalization often does just the opposite, increasing the waiting period up to 30 years or … more

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