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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 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

DAPA rescinded

ON November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced that its administration will stop deporting certain undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and parents of legal permanent residents.  These individuals will also be allowed to get work permits to enable them to … Continue reading

June 22, 2017

Marriage while in removal proceedings

Individuals may be put in removal (deportation) proceedings for a number of reasons.  Some of them may have been put in removal proceedings for committing certain crimes. Others are in removal proceedings because they may have filed applications with the … Continue reading

June 01, 2017

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