This Week in Immigration

Atty. Lilli A. Baculi

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Immigration law in 2017: Will I be deported?

AT the National Federation of Filipino American Associations Region 10 Regional Empowerment Conference in National City on March 25, 2017, I was asked this question: There are many in our community who are non-US citizens who are in fear of … Continue reading

April 06, 2017

New enforcement memorandum by DHS Secretary John Kelly

WHAT is happening? On January 27, 2017, the President signed the Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” (Executive Order 13769) This Executive Order issued a 90-day travel ban on immigrants and non-immigrants … Continue reading

March 09, 2017

What is happening now in immigration?

IN the first two weeks of the Trump Administration and with a quick stroke of a pen, the country was swept up in a whirlpool of Executive Orders the tangled mangled web of which we are still trying to make … Continue reading

February 09, 2017

United States citizenship

MARIO, was admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) when he was 18 years old. Now he wants to apply for citizenship, but the application is asking about something called “selective service.” He doesn’t … Continue reading

January 19, 2017

When your green card expires: What next?

WHAT happens when my green card expires? Lawful Permanent Resident status is not affected by the expiration of the Form I-551, or the “green card.” A person does not lose his or her status as a lawful permanent resident of … Continue reading

December 01, 2016

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