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Love Across Borders: How to Bring Your Spouse to the United States with Expert Immigration Attorney Guidance

Bringing a spouse from the Philippines to the United States involves navigating complex immigration laws and regulations. One crucial step in this process is finding the right attorney to help with the visa application. Attorney Brendon Basiga is a U.S. Immigrant himself so he understands the process firsthand. 
In addition, both of his parents are from the Philippines and he is fluent in the Philippine’s national language. 
In this article, we will discuss the importance of finding an immigration attorney with experience who can help you navigate this difficult legal situation. 

Difference between Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) and Operating While Visibly Impaired.(OWVI)

VIDEO POST: There is a lot of confusion surrounding the charge of Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) vs. the charge of Operating While Visibly Impaired. (OWVI) In this video, Attorney Brendon Basiga (Basiga Law Firm), summarizes some of the major differences between the two charges. For more information, please contact our office to set up a FREE consultation at 517-708-7830

Michigan State Police, Datamaster Problems, & the Impact it could have on MI DUI Cases Explained

VIDEO POST: On January 12, 2020, the Michigan State Police Department released a letter to the public, saying that there have been problems with the maintenance of the Datamasters throughout the State. Despite what police departments are saying, this will have a HUGE impact on drunk driving cases! In this video, Attorney Brendon Basiga, (Basiga Law Firm) explains why this problem has serious consequences for drunk driving cases in Michigan. The bottom line is this: faulty equipment, means faulty readings, which means faulty evidence, which means a serious risk of faulty convictions. Please contact us with any additional questions: 517-708-7830

Traveling to Canada: how does Canada know if you have a DUI?

Are you planning a trip to Canada and heard you will not be able to enter the country if you have a DUI on your record?

It is true visitors to the country will not be allowed admittance if they have been convicted of an alcohol related offense without proper advance planning. You may be thinking there is no way the border crossing officials will know about my DUI.

Perhaps it took place many years ago or in another state. The truth is Canadian border agents have access to a wide range of criminal databases that allow them to check each person’s background at the border or at Canada Customs and Immigration in an airport.