Tag Archives: Citizenship and Immigration Services

  1. More foreign nurses may qualify for temporary work visas

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    July 25, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    More foreign nurses may be able to come and work in the U.S. sooner than usual, following the release of a recent memo by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) describing how they can be sponsored for the H-1B temporary work visa.

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  2. 5 timing tips for DACA renewals

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    July 3, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Timing is of the essence with regard to the renewal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). with expirations projected to begin by September.
    Here are five essential pointers to determine the best time to file your DACA renewal application.

  3. It’s renewal time for DACA

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    June 11, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is already accepting and processing applications for renewal of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
    “To avoid a lapse in the period of deferral and employment authorization, individuals must file renewal requests before the expiration of their current period of DACA,” the USCIS said.

  4. What is wrong with the U.S. immigration system?

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    November 7, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The presence of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States is just the most obvious manifestation of the deeper problems that has plagued the U.S. immigration system for decades. A comprehensive and genuine immigration reform needs to address these root causes.

  5. One good, but mostly bad and ugly effects of sequestration

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    March 6, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The wide-ranging spending cuts known as sequestration, which took effect on March 1, are expected to affect the U.S.’ immigration system and enforcement. Even before sequestration could take effect, its impact was already felt by immigrant communities. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released hundreds of detained immigrants from its detention centers.

  6. Legally and otherwise, Filipinos among biggest groups in the U.S.

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    February 5, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Legally or otherwise, Filipinos are among the largest immigrant groups in the United States.
    Last year, Filipinos were the third largest nationality group that acquired U.S. citizenship and the fourth biggest that were issued legal permanent resident (LPR) status, or what is more popularly known as green card, by the United States.

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Leaders of immigrant youth organizations perform at a recent protest action against immigration detention. Click photo to watch video.

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