Imputation applies to state of mind not state of being

By Attys. Robert Reeves & Nancy Miller Last week we discussed the fact that the lies from one spouse can be imputed to the other. This week, we will discuss what else can and cannot be imputed between family members. Over the years, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has...

USCIS notes record low H-1B filings for FY 2012

By Atty. Daniel Hanlon The annual opening of the H-1B visa quota on April 1, 2011, made 65,000 new H-1B visa numbers available for new employment beginning on October 1, 2011, with an additional 20,000 visas available for graduates of Master’s programs and higher in the US....

The magic of cross chargeability

By Atty. Paul Choi Paul Choi is an immigration attorney practicing in Encino, California. As a public service, he will answer all questions regarding immigration and naturalization for free either by mail, email at pchoi@pchoilaw.com, on the phone, or in person or you may contact...

Crimes that can lead to deportation

By Atty. James G. Beirne If you are a legal immigrant, it is important to know that some offenses may cause you to be deported. If you have been convicted of a deportable offense, the Department of Homeland Security can prosecute you in court. The judge can take back your green...

Petitioning children omitted from immigration records

By Atty. Allison Aquino Children of United States citizens and lawful permanent residents are qualified to be petitioned for immigrant visas to the United States. Complications in the petition process may arise, however, if the child was not listed when the US citizen or...

Bianca Gonzalez pushes for responsible tweeting

MANILA, Apr 13 (Mabuhay) – TV host Bianca Gonzalez has called on the public to be responsible in using various social networking sites. Gonzalez emphasized that people must take full responsibility for whatever they post on the Internet, particularly on Twitter....

Showbiz friends, ‘ASAP Rocks’ mourn passing of AJ Perez

MANILA, Philippines – In a statement sent to Bulletin Entertainment a few hours after his death, Bong R. Osorio, ABS-CBN Corporate Communications head, said: “Kapamilya talent AJ Perez passed away early Sunday morning after being rushed to a hospital in Tarlac....

Enjoy your food and be healthy, too

You may be surprised to learn that some of the fats you eat are an important part of a healthful diet. When it comes to fats and good health, here’s what you need to know. First, it’s recommended that 20 to 35 percent of your calories come from fat. Second, there are...

Vic happy working with Kapamilya stars

MANILA, Apr 6 (Mabuhay) – Actor Vic Sotto is happy starring in one movie project with young actress Bea Alonzo. The two are set to grace the big screen on April 23 in the new comedy movie entitled “Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak.” According to Vic, he was surprised with...

‘Pulongbayan’ with Congressman Walden F. Bello

Los Angeles, 13 April 2011 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles wishes to invite the members of the Filipino-American community and media to a Pulongbayan (town-hall meeting) with the Honorable Walden Bello, Chairman of the Committee on Overseas Workers’...
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