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Re-entry problems

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Devin M. Connolly THE ability of non-citizens to reenter the United States after traveling abroad is an area of immigration law that is widely misunderstood.  Many lawful permanent residents believe that a green card […]

BIA restricts immigrants’ rights during ice arrests

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has continued to step-up arrest and detention levels of immigrants in the US to unprecedented levels under the Obama Administration, despite agency guidance suggesting a different stance.  Many of these arrests have come about […]

Visas for religious workers choice corner

(Paul Choi is an immigration attorney and professor of law located at 16000 Ventura Blvd. Ste 1201, Encino, CA. 91436.  Atty  Choi will answer all questions regarding immigration and naturalization for free. Address questions to pchoi@pchoilaw.com or telephone 818 714-2226. ...

Swiss torn on presence of foreigners – poll

GENEVA, August 21, 2011 (AFP) – Nearly one in two Swiss believes there are too many foreigners in the country, but 80 percent say Switzerland would not be as economically successful without them, according to a poll published Sunday. The […]

Rights at stake in refugee deal, Sydney court told

SYDNEY, August 23, 2011 (AFP) – Australia’s plan to send boatpeople to Malaysia would breach the basic rights of asylum seekers, according to arguments at the High Court, which on Tuesday is set to extend or lift a freeze on […]

‘Backdoor amnesty’ for illegals

U.S. to review deportations, but will allow ‘non-criminals’ to get work permits WASHINGTON, August 18, 2011 (AFP) – The Obama administration said Thursday it would postpone the deportation of illegal immigrants without criminal records and allow them to apply for...

Review on deportations ‘a step in the right direction’ – Reid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) lauded President Barack Obama’s recent measures to make immigration enforcement more efficient and effective by executing a case-by-case review of individuals currently in removal proceedings, by...

Karylle, Christian thrilled over ‘The Kitchen Musicale’

MANILA, Aug 2011 (Mabuhay)– After months of being away from local showbiz, singers Karylle and Christian Bautista are back to promote their international TV series “The Kitchen Musicale.” “Ito na finally, the actual show. We’ve been away from home for...

Megan Young: College first before beauty contests

MANILA, Aug 2011 (Mabuhay) — Actress Megan Young wants to be a beauty queen someday but only after she finishes college. Young said she has already received many offers to join beauty contests. “Maraming nag-aalok sa akin na sumali sa […]

Hong Kong says ‘appropriate’ to deny maids residency

HONG KONG, August 23, 2011 (AFP) – A Hong Kong court heard Tuesday that restrictions barring foreign maids from settling permanently in the city were legitimate, in a landmark case which has sparked debate on equal treatment. The case of […]