This Week in Immigration

Atty. Maria Rita Reyes-Stuby

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Interview tips at the US Embassy

There are no hard and fast rules to  follow during interviews to  obtain a visa from any U.S. embassy amongst the  almost  294 around the world.  The basic creed to follow is to  tell the truth.  If you don’t, the … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

DACA recipients who can adjust status

A non resident  alien who  marries a U.S. citizen or has a U.S. citizen child who turns 21, or a parent who becomes a U.S. citizen before the alien  turns 21, can adjust status and obtain a green card.  For … Continue reading

April 12, 2017

What’s trending: Trump’s E.O.

Since its issuance on Jan. 27, 2017,  the Executive Order on immigration (Trump’s E.O.) has been dissected because it is a “travel ban” of nationals from seven specific countries ( Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Libya and Somalia) whose majority … Continue reading

February 09, 2017

Panic mode

Even if every immigration attorney has a crystal ball and is able to read  ‘mumbo jumbo’ or perform magic, they are unable to forecast  the future for  undocumented aliens (imagine the potential clients).  Unpredictability or ‘flip flops’ is becoming the … Continue reading

December 29, 2016

CNMI (Saipan): A US territory

In the early 1990’s, news travelled fast about the irony behind the label “Made in the U.S.A” attached to famous brands of clothing because it was misleading.  The  apparels  were not actually made in mainland U.S.A. but in Saipan, a … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

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