Fong Ilagan Paralegal Magali García to take the Texas Bar Exam

Fong Ilagan Paralegal, Magali García, the First Thurgood Marshall School of Law Masters Graduate to take the Texas Bar Exam

July 23, 2019 (Houston, TX) – The Texas immigration law firm, Fong Ilagan, is proud to announce the success of paralegal, Magali García, in her approval to take the Texas Bar Exam. Magali is a licensed attorney in her home country, Mexico, and she is the first foreign attorney to graduate with an LL.M. degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s Immigration and Naturalization program.
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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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Undocumented Immigrants In New York Could Get Driver’s License

Bill Could Grant Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants in the state of New York is one step closer to securing a driver’s license. The state’s Senate will be voting on the Green Light Bill this week. If passed, undocumented immigrants will be given the ability to apply for a driver’s license. This will make it easier for them to gain employment and provide for their family.

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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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