By Lourdes Santos Tancinco
The United States follows the jus soli principle in citizenship. A person born in the United States is automatically a US citizen. However, there are instances where one is able to derive US citizenship through the parents.
The Philippine Consulate’s Facebook page will feature Frequently-Asked-Questions Friday (FAQ Friday) on the fourth Friday of each month, to answer some of the most-asked questions about its services.
By Pati Navalta Poblete
As a young reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle, Jose Antonio Vargas was a dichotomy in many ways—eager to please, but quick to counter; grateful, yet never satisfied; composed, but perpetually agitated. And even though I was his editor, and later his friend, I never knew his one, most defining dichotomy.
The Philippine Consulate will provide consular services in several cities in California, the State of Washington and Alaska in 2014.
By Nicholas Von Wettberg
Filipino-American Sharon Arlanza Yost, a US citizen, is suing the US government after she was threatened with deportation and wrongfully detained for seven months by immigration authorities.