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Pursuing Family Unity, Now and in the Year Ahead
Dec 25, 2010
The holidays are a time for families and friends to gather, and for reflection on times past.  more...
How to become a nurse in the US
Dec 18, 2010

Nurses have been in-demand in the United States due to the increasing aging population. And because of this, more and more nurses are expected to retire on 2010. Aside from that, lesser and lesser youths in US are interested in taking up this field.

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House Passes Dream Act, Senate Vote Forthcoming
Dec 14, 2010
Immigration Reform advocates around the country were enthralled last Wednesday when the Dream Act, recently advanced by Senate Leader Harry Reid, passed the House of Representatives.  more...
Humanitarian Reinstatement
Dec 7, 2010
The death of a loved one is a tragic event in anyone’s life. The death of a petitioner in immigration law is a legal event that automatically revokes a visa petition.  more...
In-State Tuition Allows Students Without Status to Keep Dreamingausa
Nov 24, 2010
The California Supreme Court unanimously upheld a state law that makes any student eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of the student’s immigration status.  more...
Record Numbers Deported
Nov 7, 2010
When then Senator Barack Obama was running for president, he promised to overhaul the government’s immigration policy.  more...
Immigrating to the U.S. Thru Investments
Nov 3, 2010
Financial investment is an increasingly popular method of immigrating to the U.S. for many investors and their immediate family members.  more...
How to be a Teacher in America
Oct 27, 2010

The United States of America is suffering a shortage in teacher. In the next five years, up to 40 percent of the current teachers are about to have their retirement. Over the next decade they might need some 2 million new elementary and high school teachers, or over 200,000 each year. This article will be of great help for those who want to teach in the USA, not only for the teachers but for all professionals who wants to have a career-switch.

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Border Crossing: “Waived In” as Admission to the US
Oct 12, 2010
Lawful admission to the United States is a prerequisite to adjustment of status to permanent residence under section 245(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).  more...
Another Step Towards Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Oct 8, 2010
When President Obama first took office, he made a promise to “pursue genuine solutions day in and day out [including] immigration reform that will secure our borders, and punish employers who exploit immigrant labor; reform that finally brings the 12 million people who are here illegally out of the shadows by requiring them to take steps to become legal citizens.”  more...
Latest News on Visa Availability
Oct 5, 2010
On September 22, 2010, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) met with the US State Department’s Chief of Visa Control and Reporting Division, Charles Oppenheim.  more...
Not all Crewmen are Created Equal: What Crewmen Need to Know about U.S. Immigration
Oct 1, 2010
Unlike students, tourists, and business visitors, people who enter the U.S. while working aboard a ship or airplane are generally prohibited from adjusting their status to permanent resident.  more...
The Dream Act Closer to Becoming a Reality
Sep 28, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blogged on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, that he will add the DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act) to next week’s Defense Authorization Bill the Senate will take up.  more...
Backdoor Amnesty- NOT!
Sep 14, 2010
Rumors abound in immigration law. Sometimes the rumors raise the non-citizen’s hopes beyond all expectation. Sometimes, they cause the immigrant to sink to the depths of despair. Regardless of the emotional reaction, it is imperative that the immigrant realize that, first and foremost, they are dealing with rumors.  more...
Removal of Conditions on Residency- What Every Immigrant Should Know
Sep 10, 2010
A conditional green card is granted to spouses of U.S. citizens who have been married less than 2 years on the date of the approval which is usually the interview date.  more...
Top 50 Cities with Highest Cost of Living
Sep 7, 2010
One factor that expatriates consider when planning to move abroad is the cost of living in that country. The cost of living is based on the cost of the daily basic needs like shelter, food, health, and clothes.  more...
Visa Petitions and Embassy Approvals
Sep 3, 2010
U.S. immigration involves three or four different U.S. government offices in different parts of the world, numerous government forms and dozens of supporting documents, multiple layers of discretion and protracted delays.  more...
Canada Issues Stricter Rules to Protect Foreign Workers
Aug 31, 2010
New regulation to protect foreign temporary workers is set to take effect next year in Canada  more...
Self Petitions under VAWA
Aug 27, 2010
Spouses and children of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who are relying on their spouse or parent to petition them for permanent residency, but are being abused or subjected to extreme cruelty by the petitioner can find themselves between a rock and a hard place.  more...
Good News: Priority Dates Move Forward
Aug 20, 2010
Since May 2010, the priority dates in all family-based categories for Filipinos have advanced rapidly. In April 2010, the unmarried son or daughter of a green card holder faced a twelve year wait for a visa.  more...

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