Get your fiancée a K-1 visa

By Atty. James G. Beirne With the advent of the internet, more and more people from different countries are able to interact with American citizens. This constant communication often leads to long-distance romance that culminates in a visit to the country of the foreign citizen...

Automatic temporary restraining orders that are in effect upon commencement of divorce

It is typical, if not natural, for parties to a divorce case to start hiding assets and income from each other as soon as divorce is anticipated.  Spouses are thinking ahead of the game on how they can outsmart the other spouse so that they end up with the larger portion of the...

U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Abroad to U.S. Citizen Parents

By Attorney Robert L. Reeves and Lorena Larios Shah U.S. immigration laws are structured so as to provide benefits to children born abroad to U.S. citizens. Whether the parent is a citizen by birth or naturalization, the child can acquire U.S. citizenship. The laws that allow...

Renewing employment-based asjustment of status applications in immigration court

The USCIS has been denying a greater percentage of employment-based application for adjustment of status than ever before over the past several months. With the denial of these applications, the USCIS is almost immediately issuing a Notice to Appear (NTA) in removal proceedings....

Caoayan folks to hold Dinner-Dance

The Caoayan Association of California will hold their annual Dinner-Dance at the Embassy Suites – Garden Grove on Saturday, November 13, 2010. The association is headed by Mr. Bon Alcausin, president. Music will be provided by Willie Manacsa & The Midnight Motion Band...

Steven Hayes Sentenced to Death for the Deadly Conn. Home Invasion

Steven Hayes was sentenced to death by a Connecticut jury today for his role in the deadly 2007 home invasion that killed Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters. The verdict came halfway through day four of deliberation for the jury that spend the whole weekend holed up in a...

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) to hold Veterans Day Protest in L.A.

All is set for the 9th Veterans Day Protest March for Thursday, November 11, in Los Angeles. The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) said they are calling on all community organizations, school and youth organizations in Southern California; advocates, veterans groups,...

New political set-up in US Congress has good and bad implications for the Philippines

The latest changes in the political set-up in the US Senate and House of Representatives would have both good and bad implications for the Philippine economy, an administration lawmaker said yesterday. Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone said the significant electoral gains posted by...

Filipino favorites David Pomeranz, Stephen Bishop and Ms. Joey Albert to perform in concert, Dec. 5, at Pala Casino

LOS ANGELES – David Pomeranz and Stephen Bishop with Ms. Joey Albert, three mega-hit musical stars in the Philippines, will perform in a special concert on Sunday, December 5, at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. DAVID POMERANZ. During the last 26 years, Pomeranz’s love...

Earthquake, volcanic ash burst strikes Philippines

MANILA, November 6, 2010 (AFP) – A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a burst of volcanic ash struck a region south of the Philippine capital on Saturday in quick sucession, but government experts said the events were unrelated. A earthquake hit the Bicol region early...