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                    [ArticleID] => 1509409
                    [Title] => Enter the US asap with your immigration visa!
                    [Summary] => 

I was petitioned by my US citizen father, and after waiting for over 15 years, I was finally interviewed and just received my immigrant visa, which was delivered by the Embassy’s courier.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-10 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1499241 [Title] => Mahadlok nga makigrelasyon [Summary] =>

My first ever romantic relationship was with a lesbian.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-12 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133970 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1367203 [AuthorName] => Jacky G, [SectionName] => Banat Kalingawan [SectionUrl] => kalingawan [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1483581 [Title] => May kahati [Summary] =>

Usa ako ka single mom. Karon, may nauyab ko nga usa ka public figure.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-01 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133970 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1367203 [AuthorName] => Jacky G, [SectionName] => Banat Kalingawan [SectionUrl] => kalingawan [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1306724 [Title] => Can relatives petition family members for labor certification? [Summary] =>

My American citizen sister would like to petition me, but it would take many, many years to get a green card through a family petition. She also has a very successful business and would like to petition me as her employee through an employment based petition.

[DatePublished] => 2014-03-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 930300 [Title] => Will they click? [Summary] =>

I am part of a clique of working women who met at a photography workshop three years ago.

[DatePublished] => 2013-04-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133549 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1749293 [AuthorName] => Socorro C. Ramos [SectionName] => Sunday Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => sunday-life [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 803863 [Title] => Over-using your visitor's visa could spell trouble [Summary] =>

Dear Atty. Gurfinkel: I have a 10-year multiple B-1/B-2 visa.

[DatePublished] => 2012-05-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 792864 [Title] => USCIS policy memorandum states that aliens have the 'right to be represented by an attorney' [Summary] =>

I am applying for immigration benefits with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), but I am very nervous and unsure about what to do, or what to say at the interview.

[DatePublished] => 2012-04-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 376574 [Title] => Faster ways to be reunited with your family (Part I) [Summary] => Dear Atty. Gurfinkel:

My husband is a green card holder, and is in the US. He has filed a petition for me and our kids, but it will take many years before we can get our visas. It’s very hard for us to be away from each other, and our children miss their father. What is the fastest way to be with him in the US?

Very truly yours,

S.C.


Dear S.C.,

[DatePublished] => 2006-12-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 280420 [Title] => Would marriage hurt my petition? [Summary] =>
(Part I)


I am single and under petition. I have a common-law spouse, whom I would like to marry, but I am receiving conflicting advice and information about whether it’s OK to marry, and the effect that marriage would have on my petition.

When would marriage affect the validity of a person’s petition?

Very truly yours,

S.G.


Dear S.G.:

[DatePublished] => 2005-06-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 222286 [Title] => ‘When would marriage affect my petition?’ [Summary] => Dear Atty. Gurfinkel:


I am single and under petition. I have a common-law spouse, whom I would like to marry, but I am receiving conflicting advice and information about whether its OK to marry and the effect that marriage would have on my petition.

When would marriage affect the validity of a person’s petition?

Very truly yours,

S.G.


Dear S.G.:


The following are some of the various petition categories and the effect marriage would have on them:
[DatePublished] => 2003-09-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134402 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805111 [AuthorName] => Michael J. Gurfinkel [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) ) )
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