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DOS provides update on immigrant visa prioritization

It can be extremely frustrating for anyone outside the US waiting for their immigrant visa interview, and for their family members in the US, anxiously awaiting their arrival......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 8th, 2021

Embassies are reopening

In a previous article, I reported that on Feb. 24, 2021, President Biden revoked Trump’s immigration ban, which was set to expire at the end of March 2021. Because of that ban, most immigrant visa processing was suspended at US embassies around the world......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2021

Biden revokes Trump’s immigration ban

On Feb. 24, 2021, President Biden revoked Trump’s immigration ban for immigrant visa applicants, which was scheduled to expire March 31, 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Information on the embassy reopening

As almost everyone is aware, the US embassy in Manila has not been issuing most immigrant visas since approximately March 2020 because of COVID-19 restrictions and the presidential proclamation suspending visa issuance until April 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

NVC erroneously sending notices on visa availability

I was born in the Philippines, and in 2015 my mother petitioned me in the F-2B category (unmarried adult child of immigrant)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2020

Facebook sued for favoring immigrants over US workers

The Trump administration on Thursday sued Facebook, accusing it of discriminating against American workers by favoring immigrant applicants for thousands of high-paying jobs. “The Department of Justice’s lawsuit alleges that Facebook engaged in intentional and widespread violations of the law, by setting aside positions for temporary visa holders instead of considering interested and qualified US […] The post Facebook sued for favoring immigrants over US workers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

DOH: No favoritism in allocation of Pfizer COVID-19 jabs

In a briefing Monday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the national government allocates jabs based on the needs of an area and the prioritization framework......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Kris may hugot ngayong Father’s Day: Mahirap daw pantayan yung na-provide ko sa 2 anak ko…

NAGBIGAY uli ng update ang Queen of All Media na si Kris Aquino tungkol sa estado ng kanyang kalusugan ngayong araw.  Ibinalita ng TV host-actress sa kanyang mga supporters na inulit ang isinagawang ECLIA (Enhanced Chemiluminiscence Immunoassay) antibody test sa kanya. Sa kanyang Instagram account, ipinost ni Kris ang litrato habang kinukunan siya ng dugo […] The post Kris may hugot ngayong Father’s Day: Mahirap daw pantayan yung na-provide ko sa 2 anak ko… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

‘Separated’ is not ‘single’

I entered the US on a tourist visa and then overstayed and am out of status......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Mexico Kidnapping Travel Alert: US Government

The US State Department launched a travel alert to its citizens before Kidnapping risk in Mexico. The authorities stated that an update was made where.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Enchong sumugal sa shrimp farm business; Erich ilang beses na ring nasaktan

MAY shrimp farm pala si Enchong Dee, isa sa cast members ng “Huwag Kang Mangamba”. Sa kanyang Instagram account ay ipinakita ni Enchong ang kanyang shrimp farm sa Zambales. “Tonight at 8, I will give you an update of our Shrimp Farm construction in Zambales.  “Ang tagal ko nang pangarap na pasukin ang Food Production […] The post Enchong sumugal sa shrimp farm business; Erich ilang beses na ring nasaktan appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

More Pinoys embracing digital banking services

More Filipinos are embracing digital banking services amid strict lockdown and quarantine measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to the Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Mama Loi napa-‘Whaaaat?!’ sa talent fee ni Bea Alonzo

Kumalat kamakailan ang tsikang tinanggihan na si Bea Alonzo ng GMA-7 dahil sa sobrang taas umano ng hinihingi nitong talent fee. Kaagad naman itong itinanggi ng bagong manager niyang si Shirley Quan base sa kuwento ng talent manager at content provider na si Ogie Diaz sa kanyang YouTube channel na Ogie Diaz Showbiz Update kasama […] The post Mama Loi napa-‘Whaaaat?!’ sa talent fee ni Bea Alonzo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Rama wants Sinovac for mountain barangay residents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City wants more Sinovac vaccines so that these can be allocated to mountain barangay residents. This was the statement of Acting Mayor Michael Rama in a press conference on Friday, June 11, 2021, in his update on the vaccination program of the city. For now, the city government has been […] The post Rama wants Sinovac for mountain barangay residents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Miss Universe Philippines adjusts age requirement for 2021 final call; fans nominate favorites

The Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) organization, through its social media account, announced its deadline for applications on June 24, 2021. This final call also came with an update on an entrant's age requirement......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

BI: Foreigners with SRRV may enter Philippines

Foreigners holding a special resident retiree’s visa may now enter the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

& lsquo;Hamilton& rsquo; creator celebrates immigrant roots with & lsquo;In The Heights& rsquo;

Long before his mega smash-hit Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda dazzled Broadway with In The Heights, a Latin pop and salsa-inspired musical celebrating the New York immigrant community that raised him......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Lazaro Blanco, best bowler in Cuban baseball, resides in the United States

First Amendment: 05/06/2021 – 00:40Last update: 05/06/2021 – 00:38 Havana (AFP) Lazaro Blanco, the best Cuban soccer player, decided to secede from his country and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Philippine wrestlers brace to bounce back

Wrestling Association of the Philippines president Alvin Aguilar yesterday shrugged off the disappointment of failing to send four athletes to the World Olympic Qualifiers in Sofia, Bulgaria, last May 6-9 because of visa issues but vowed to make up for it by dominating the Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi on Nov. 21-Dec. 2 this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

House approves bill declaring National Press Freedom Day on August 30

(Update) This came from the same 'House of the People' that voted to deny ABS-CBN Corp., the country's largest broadcast company, a fresh franchise in what many saw as a blow to an already precarious press freedom situation in the country. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Instead of Cha-cha, Duterte urged to certify ‘ayuda for all’ bill as urgent

Lawmakers under the Makabayan Coalition are calling for the prioritization of the passing of a new law that aims to provide financial assistance to those affected by the pandemic. The post Instead of Cha-cha, Duterte urged to certify ‘ayuda for all’ bill as urgent appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021