Checking the Status of Your Pending Application

How to check the status of your Pending Application to receive updates

Thanks to the current climate of immigration in the United States, many immigrants who have filed for legal status are now starting to worry about their pending cases. Tighter enforcement of immigration laws that are slowing legal immigration as well as the delay of application processing and petitions at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are just part of the overall problem.

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Terrific News for Filipino Nurses & Other Workers – after years of long waiting times EB-3 Philippines will become Current in July

In May, the U.S. Department of State announced that the EB-3 category for Filipino nurses, other professionals, and skilled and unskilled workers will be “current” as of July 2019 and will stay current until further notice. Award-winning U.S. Immigration attorney Gary J. Ilagan weighs in on this big announcement.

Why is this so exciting?

Just three years ago, the wait for a registered nurse (RN) in the Philippines to obtain a Green Card was more than 8 years. EB-3 Philippines will turn “current” in July, which is tremendous news for RNs and other workers because it means no more long waiting times in the Green Card application process, at least for now.
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Official Name Change to Fong ◆ Ilagan

Dear Clients and Friends of the Firm,

Our team at Fong & Associates is excited to officially announce our name change to Fong ◆ Ilagan.

The name change reflects our continued commitment to best serve your immigration needs. Our new partner, Gary J. Ilagan, is a dedicated immigration attorney with more than twenty years of immigration experience to clients in the healthcare, media, and oil and gas industries.
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Attorney Gary Ilagan from Fong • Ilagan continues to find high-caliber speakers on trending business-related topics for the monthly Speaker Series hosted by the Greater Houston Region of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) Texas.

Attorney Gary Ilagan from Fong • Ilagan runs the monthly Speaker Series for the Greater Houston Region of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) Texas. There was a remarkable, record-setting number of attendees at the Hampton Inn & Suites Houston-Westchase for the most recent installment of PACC Texas’ monthly Speaker Series on March 21, 2019, titled “2018 Tax Reform Impact: Top 5 Tax Reform Changes You Should Know for Businesses and Individuals.” The discussion featured members of the Filipino-American Accountants of Texas (FAATX). The following speakers represented FAATX at the last Speaker Series:
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