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NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR HIRING A WORKER

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I sponsored my mother and sister three years ago under the Family Class category. At that time it was possible to sponsor a parent. When I sponsored my mother, my sister was around 21 years old and in school. We are now in the process of completing the...
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NEW IMMIGRATION MINISTER MAY GIVE HOPE FOR MANY

By Atty. Henry Moyal For those who have followed the roller coaster ride of immigration changes in the last few years may feel a relief nowadays. In a surprise move by the Prime Minister of Canada, Mr. Harper has shuffled his cabinet and has removed Jason Kenney from his post as...
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PERMANENT RESIDENT CAN APPEAL LONG TERM ABSENCE FROM CANADA

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I became a permanent resident of Canada about six years ago. After I entered for the first time I only stayed in Canada for two years. I have not been back since. My permanent card expired and I applied for a visa to return. It was denied. How do I get...
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Study puts US immigration reform cost sky high

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 (AFP) – Immigration reform to be debated in the US Congress would add $6.3 trillion to the deficit over the long term, a conservative think tank says in a study released Monday. The report by the Heritage Foundation was made public a day before the period...
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More information on how aged-out children can immigrate faster

(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.  Atty...
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I don’t need $1 million for a Green Card

Question: I heard that there is a type of visa whereby I don’t need to invest $1,000,000 to get the Green Card, but rather can use my business knowledge and business. Is this true? Answer: Yes, it is the much less known Multinational Manager Visa. This is where you have 2...
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Changing employers without losing your green card

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves, Joseph I. Elias & Nancy E. Miller  The skilled worker immigrant visa category known as EB-3 is one of the most heavily used categories for obtaining permanent resident status. The demand for this category is so great that it created a six-year...
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U.S. to halt deportations of young illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 (AFP) – The United States will stop deporting young law-abiding illegal immigrants who satisfy broad criteria, in a move that will be seen as a concession to Hispanic voters ahead of November’s election. The scheme applies to minors brought to the...
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Minorities overtake whites in U.S. births

By Robert MacPherson WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 (AFP) – For the first time ever, white births in the United States are no longer in the majority, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates Thursday that underscored the growth of the Hispanic population. Hispanics, blacks, Asians,...
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Librojo Case Cited in US Immigration Debate

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES—Assistant Senate Majority Leader Richard Durbin has cited the story of undocumented Filipino Jose “JB” Librojo in the US Senate to compel his fellow senators to support an immigration reform bill that he has co-sponsored. “Because of our...