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Resolving your immigration problem in 2011

By Atty. Robert Reeves & Nancy E. Miller 2010 did not end on a joyous note for the immigrant community. The DREAM Act was defeated in Congress. Comprehensive Immigration Reform did not even get to a vote. Priority dates for […]

CA court’s power to make divorce orders when one spouse does not live in CA

By Atty. Kenneth Reyes This is a common question among people contemplating divorce in California when the other spouse does not live in the state.  The California Courts has the power to grant a divorce, annulment, or legal separation if […]

USCIS issues memo on Surviving Relatives’ Law

By Atty. Daniel Hanlon On December 16, 2010, USCIS issued an official Memorandum to implement the provisions of INA §204(l), or the Surviving Relatives Law. The memo amends the USCIS’ Adjudicators’ Field Manual (AFM) to provide consistency in adjudications under...

An overview of family-sponsored immigration

By Atty. James G. Beirne Let’s face it, family should stick together. It is a difficult situation however, if your loved ones are in another country. If you have a loved one that wants to live and work in the […]

DHS issues final rules implementing Surviving Relative Law

By Atty. Allison Aquino The enactment of the Fiscal Year 2010 Department of Homeland Security Bill (P.L 111-83) a year ago in October 28, 2009 radically changed the visa eligibility of individuals whose Petitioner or Primary Beneficiary has died. On […]

Golden Globes Dresses 2011: Red Carpet’s Best & Worst

Golden Globes fashion lesson for this year: Be yourself. The bombshells who dressed as bombshells – Sofia Vergara, Angelina Jolie and Eva Longoria – looked beautiful, stunning even. The young starlets who dressed with a youthful flair – Elisabeth Moss, […]

5 ideas to help you realize your hidden beauty

Re-discover the beautiful you Beauty is a big word.  For many people, it is a word that is not used often enough.  Whether you’re talking about the world around you, the way you look in your new outfit, or simply […]

Jets shut down Tom Brady, upset Patriots

There is something to be said about bravado when you’re able to back it up, and Rex Ryan and his New York Jets did just that Sunday afternoon in Foxborough, Mass., upsetting the top seeded New England Patriots, 28-21. With […]

Late ejections mar Clippers’ 99-92 win over Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Although the Clippers were just a few seconds away from finishing off the Lakers and their seven-game winning streak, Blake Griffin and Lamar Odom refused to stop grinding and digging for one last rebound. That competition […]

Apple’s Steve Jobs takes medical leave

(CNN) – For the second time in two years, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking leave of absence from the company because of a medical condition, according to a letter Jobs sent to Apple employees. “At my request, the board […]