Archive for December 2009

Undocumented Student Will Walk to DC to Seek Reform

Dec 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

Friends, we need the passage of the DREAM Act and other aspects of reform: Jason Kane writes for TC Palm: Manuel Guerra Casas may soon be deported. The 26-year-old from Indiantown has been forced to withdraw from Kaplan University and was denied scholarships at a seminary. And if pending court proceedings don’t go his way […]



Text of H.R. 4321, Comprehensive Immigration Reform ASAP Act of 2009

Dec 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

H.R. 4321, CIR ASAP, introduced by Representative Gutierrez on December 15.  Here is the full text.



Eight Things President Obama Can Do To Reform Our Immigration System Without Waiting For Congressional Action

Dec 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

As the Obama administration pursues “enforcement now, enforcement forever” policies, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano often says that Congress must act on immigration for things to improve.  For a contrary view, see “Eight Things President Obama Can Do To Reform Our Immigration System Without Waiting For Congressional Action by Harry DeMell.” December […]



Health Care Reform Lessons for Immigration Reform Advocates

Dec 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

By GrayRiv on the Daily Kos: Here are some of the lessons pro-immigration reform forces would be wise to keep in mind if and when immigration reform moves forward: You will think everything is lost 12 times along the way and be wrong: On health care, only a week ago – and throughout the last several […]



Federal Immigration Prosecutions Surge

Dec 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

Susan Carroll writes for the Houston Chronicle: Immigration prosecutions in southern Texas increased by more than 28 percent during the past fiscal year, helping to drive overall federal prosecutions to an all-time high, according to newly released data. The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University reported Monday that overall federal prosecutions peaked at 169,612 […]



Fiscal Year 2010 H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

Dec 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that the H-1B cap for fiscal year 2010 has been reached with cap-subject H-1B cases received by the agency on and before December 21, 2009.  All cases received on December 21, 2009 will be subject to a computer-generated random selection process to determine which cases will be […]



Merry Christmas from The Tungol Law Office!

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News


Campaign for Cancer Prevention

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

Attorney Renato D. Tungol has invited you to join the fight against cancer! What is the American Institute for Cancer Research? Since its founding in 1982, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has grown into the nation’s leading charity in the field of diet, physical activity and weight management as they relate to cancer […]



L.A. Immigration Judge Under Fire

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

John Roemer writes for the Los Angeles Daily Journal: The rocky career of Los Angeles Immigration Judge Anna Ho hit another bump Wednesday as a federal appellate panel again blasted her bench behavior in deporting an illegal immigrant to Mexico. Ho, a frequent target of displeasure by 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges, denied […]



After Healthcare, Tough Road for Immigration Reform?

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Headline News

Josh Gerstein wrote in Politico.com: Immigration reform advocates are launching a concerted drive this week to make sure their issue doesn’t get the election-year sidestep from Congress and a White House already wrestling with complex and far-reaching legislation on health care, climate change and regulating Wall Street. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and more than 20 […]

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