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Obama order spares tens of thousands of Filipinos from deportation

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US President Barack Obama announces executive actions on US immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. AFP PHOTO/Jim BOURG

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has ordered its posts in the United States to study President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, which will spare tens of thousands of undocumented Filipinos there from deportation.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Santiago calls Pemberton detention under American watch ‘offensive,’ ‘unacceptable’

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Photo of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton
PHOTO FROM PEMBERTON FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago described the transfer of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton to a detention facility in Camp Aguinaldo but under the guard of American troops as “offensive” and “unacceptable.”

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Santiago: VFA a ‘failure’ as PH still attached to ‘former colonizer’

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Miriam VFA

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago called the 15-year-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) a “failure” because it merely served to keep the Philippines attached to its “former colonizer” the United States (US).

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Key witness in transgender slay now in witness protection program

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Lawyer Harry Roque. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The primary witness in the brutal killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” laude has been admitted to the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

All For Patricia band is rocking Fil-Am watering holes in SF Bay Area

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AFP

Known for her spunky style and rock band vibe, Patricia Rosal is becoming a popular figure among young Filipino Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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