Archive for November 2013

DC Follows 11 States Allowing Undocumented Immigrants to Drive Legally

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Headline News

Washington, DC– The D.C. Council passed a bill this week, which was signed by D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, that allows undocumented residents to apply for driver’s licenses. The new policy, which goes into effect May 1, 2014, sets up a system where undocumented immigrants will receive licenses that are the same but for their being […]



Immigration Relief Available for Filipino Nationals Impacted by Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Headline News

Washington, DC–In a memo released on Nov. 15, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds Filipino nationals that those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda in the Philippines) may be eligible for certain immigration relief measures upon request. The key word here is “may be eligible,” so it is pertinent to check […]



Help The Philippines Gain Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Nov 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Headline News

Washington, DC–Filipinos all around the United States have quickly mobilized to petition for  the Philippines to be designated Temporary Protected Status (TPS), in light of the recent calamities that have ravaged the tiny island nation in the Pacific. Under INA Section 244, The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may designate a country, […]

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