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Article "This Is What They Love To Hear – Stories Of Immigration Misery" as published in the Immigration Daily on September 17, 2018.


Article "What Concerns The President And The Answers" as published in the Immigration Daily on July 24, 2018.


Article "Even With The Child Separation Issue, Why Donald Trump Feels Confident About The Midterms" as published in the Immigration Daily on June 21, 2018.


Matter of Y-M-C- States Limit on U.S.C.I.S. Ability to Automatically Deny I-212 Because of Another Possible Ground of Inadmissibility


Article "Warnings On Immigration Changes" as published in the Immigration Daily on May 15, 2018.


Article "For Some Well-to-do China-born, A Faster, More Useful, And Perhaps Less Expensive Alternative Than Eb-5 Investment To U. S. Immigration" as published in the Immigration Daily on April 12, 2018.

Previously Published News Updates (2015 - Present) (2012-2014) (2007 -2011)

Articles, Questions & Answers

09.14.18 1.I Was Denied US Visa Three Times Without Specific Reason
2.How Can I Get Married to My Swedish Boyfriend in Sweden?
3.Can I Get a Green Card Through My Marriage?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on September 14, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
09.12.18   October 2018 Visa Chart
08.31.18 1.If My Boyfriend Was Almost Killed in His Country Can He Get Asylum Even Know He's in Jail For Illegal Entry Twice
2.My NVC Case Preference Category Was Changed From F-2B to F-1
3.U.S. Citizen Wants to Apply Green Card for His Wife While Both Living Abroad
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on August 31, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.24.18 1.Family Sponsored Immigration Visa
2.Come Into U.S. Illegal What Is The Option to Get a Green Card
3.In Removal Proceedings
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on August 24, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.17.18 1.J-1 Visa & H-1 Visa
2.Will It Impact My H-1B Appeal Case If I Have a New Job When I Wait For the Result?
3.Change Visa Status From B-2 to F-2?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on August 17, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.10.18 1.How to Sponsor My Nephew for Visiting Visa?
2.Is There Any Way For Me to Get Back Into America If I Am Under a 10-Year Bar?
3.Citizenship Through Marriage
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on August 10, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.29.18 1.Son Wants to Apply for Mother Previously Denied at Consulate in a Marriage Case – Any Foreseeable Problems?
2.Cap-exempt H-1B Moving to Non-cap Exempt H-1B Got RFE, Company and Applicant Have Questions.
3.I-485 Adjustment of Status Application Was Denied Because of Medical Examination Mistake by Doctor – Should I Appeal or Refile?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 29, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.20.18 1.How Can I Speed Up the Immigration Process for U.S. Citizen’s Sibling Case?
2.Can a US Citizen File Immigrant Paper for Goddaughter?
3.Can My Mother Get Her US Citizenship Back After Being Deported For a Drug Related Offense?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on July 20, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.13.18 1.Get Green Card From Visitor Visa
2.I Have H-1B Visa Until 2021 so If I Apply for Asylum Will This Affect My H-1B Visa Status. Will My H-1B Visa Be Canceled?
3.Transferred H-1B Visa, Got I-797B Consular Approval, But Have A Valid I-94. Is Consulate Visit (stamping) Needed Immediately?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on July 13, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
06.08.18 1.My mother is a U.S. citizen
2.Can a Person With a Withholding of Removal Buy a House?
3.Will I Still Be Able to Work on My EAD?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on June 8, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
06.01.18 1.Can I Get Sponsored by My Job After They Found Out I Have a Bad Social?
2.How To Prove Physical Presence in USA for Citizenship?
3.High Risk to Get Citizenship With Arrest Record?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on June 1, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
05.25.18 1.Is It Possible to Immigrate If I'm Under 18?
2.While Filling N-400 Based On 3 Year Rule, Is It Enough to List 3 Years of Address and Job Information?
3.Worked Under the Table Now I Am Getting an 1099
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on May 25, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
05.18.18 1.Would Like to Change O-3 to a Working Visa, What Are the Options?
2.F-2A NVC Documents
3.E-1 visa
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on May 18, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Previously published articles and Q&As (2016~ Present) (2014~ 2015) (2011~2013) (2008~2010) (2005~2007) (2002~2004)
Previously published Website Reader Q&A (2006-2009)


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