IMMIGRATION CORNER
The June 2019 priority dates
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.
Fees to NVC are application fees, not visa issuance fees
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
I’m a US citizen and petitioned my married son many years ago when my grandchildren were still very young.
Employer-sponsored green cards are still available despite H-2B ban
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Recently, the USCIS “de-listed” (or banned) Filipinos from applying for the seasonal/temporary H-2B visa.
The May 2019 priority dates
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.
State Department reports many Filipino family-based visas go unclaimed
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Recently, officials from the US State Department discussed the monthly Visa Bulletin and the movement of priority dates.
What are a green card holders’ rights if they get stuck at the airport when returning to the US?
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - April 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Recently, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) posted a brochure concerning lawful permanent residents’ (LPR or green card holder) rights when they are detained at a port of entry, such as an...
How deep will USCIS dig when you file for naturalization?
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Many people think that once they obtain their green card, they are now “home free” as far as eligibility and entitlement, and that if they pay their taxes and do not commit crimes for the next five years,...
DACA flight attendant: Small misunderstanding causes big problems
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Recently, there were news reports from many media outlets about a Texas flight attendant enrolled in DACA who was told by a supervisor that it was safe for her to fly to Mexico and safely return to the US.
Citizen Pinoy tackles ‘fraud ambush’ at US embassy
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Jimmy Guinto tried to follow the rules so he could be “legal” in America.
You are supposed to have the opportunity to prove your innocence before being charged with fraud
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I’ve had numerous consultations over the years with people who went for their visa interview at the US embassy, only to be told they are guilty of fraud/misrepresentation, and therefore, not eligible for a...
ICE has access to AB-60 license information, including the driver’s address
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
AB-60 licenses allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in California.
There could still be hope after a denial
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Many people believe that once their case is denied, that is the end of the line.
The March 2019 priority dates
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.
Can I re-marry my first spouse and petition her?
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I divorced my Filipina spouse and married a US citizen who petitioned me for a green card.
The value of being legal and legal services
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Some people who are in the US with immigration problems/issues, such as being out of status, in deportation/removal, or they are outside the US hoping to immigrate one day, are reluctant to do anything about it because...
If Democrats favor immigration reform, they should repeal the harsh laws signed by Bill Clinton
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The Democrats constantly talk about comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to legalization for the approximate 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US. They criticize President Trump for his harsh...
Will there be an amnesty?
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
There are over 11 million undocumented aliens living in the US.
The February 2019 priority dates
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.
Fees to NVC are application fees, not visa issuance fees
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
I’m a US citizen and petitioned my married son many years ago when my grandchildren were still very young.
If Republicans are ‘pro-immigration,’ why are they so against it?
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the main talking points of Republicans is that they are not “anti-immigration,” but instead are “anti-illegal immigration.”
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