Blog Posts in November, 2013

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; VAWA and U.S. Immigration Laws for Victims of Domestic Abuse

November 25, 2013 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Here are just a few of the alarming statistics that underscore the importance of recognizing such a day and taking ...
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Immigration News: USCIS Issues Memo on Visa Waiver Program; TPS Sought for the Philippines

USCIS Memo on Visa Waiver Program and Adjustment of Status : On November 14, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum clarifying the eligibility of ...
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Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines

It has been 10 days since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, first hit the Philippines and left in its wake a nation devastated and in desperate need of aid. As a ...
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USCIS Announces Potential Immigration Benefits for Filipinos in the U.S.

With the Philippines suffering the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that Filipino nationals in the U.S. may be eligible for certain ...
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Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps

Marine Corps War Memorial. Photo taken Memorial Day weekend 2011. (R. Milla) Yesterday, the United States Marine Corps celebrated its 238 th birthday. On this Veterans Day, I would like to express a ...
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Happy Veterans Day: honoring all who serve

Marine Corps Memorial. Photo taken Memorial Day weekend 2011. (R. Milla) Today we celebrate the men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces, past and present. As the son of a U.S. Marine, I have a special ...
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The EB-5: Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit in U.S. Immigration

Entrepreneurial spirit has long been a prized trait that has driven progress and innovation throughout the history of the United States. However, America, known as a nation of immigrants, has not ...
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