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Atty. Dennis Chua

Atty. Dennis Chua Atty. Dennis E. Chua is a partner in The Law Firm of Chua Tinsay and Vega (CTV), a full service law firm with offices in San Francisco, San Diego and Manila. The information presented in this article is for general information only and is not, nor intended to be, formal legal advice nor the formation of an attorney-client relationship. Call or e-mail CTV for an in-person or phone consultation to discuss your particular situation and/or how their services may be retained at (415) 495-8088; (619) 955-6277; Dchua@ctvattys.com.


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Petitioning children of your spouse from a previous marriage

A STEPPARENT may file an immigrant petition for a stepchild even without the stepparent having to legally adopt the stepchild.  However, before a stepparent may be able to file an immigrant petition for a stepchild, the stepparent-stepchild elationship should have been … Continue reading

October 12, 2017

DACA abolished

ON June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama unveiled a program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.) Under this program, the Obama Administration will stop deporting illegal immigrants who entered the country as children.  These individuals will also be … Continue reading

September 14, 2017

Petitioning children of your spouse from a previous marriage

A STEPPARENT may file an immigrant petition for a stepchild even without the stepparent having to legally adopt the stepchild.  However, before a stepparent may be able to file an immigrant petition for a stepchild, the stepparent tepchild elationship should have been … Continue reading

August 17, 2017

Grace period for non-immigrant workers

ON November 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued its final regulations entitled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High Skilled Non-immigrant Workers.   This rule which took effect on January 17, … Continue reading

August 10, 2017

Grace period for non-immigrant workers

ON November 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued its final regulations entitled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High Skilled Non-immigrant Workers.”  This rule which took effect on January 17, 2017 … Continue reading

July 20, 2017

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