By Nimfa U. Rueda
Three Filipino men have been sentenced for illegally importing military-grade weapons to the United States, including a grenade launcher, a mortar launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 12 machine guns and explosives, the US justice department announced Friday.
By Emil Guillermo
When American Filipinos celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his special day (Jan. 20th) that commemorates his dream, they may want to also remember Fermin Tobera.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
Former caregiver Angela Guanzon, 36, recalled her two-year nightmare at an elderly care facility in Long Beach, California, where she worked in slave-like conditions.
By Cristina DC Pastor
In the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” the Philippine government has asked the US to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to undocumented Filipinos in the United States.
World Vision is joining the Philippine government in rapid assessment and response teams while ABS-CBN Foundation International is collecting donations in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines), one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, which swept through the central Visayas island group.
By Dymphna Calica-La Putt
Leaders of the Filipino-American community urged its members to support immigration reform by calling their representatives in Congress.
By Carol Tanjutco
Inspired by the Franciscan tradition of offering sanctuary to people who are alienated, displaced and persecuted, the Migrant Center at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi began operations to welcome immigrants and provide a place of refuge.
By Boying Pimentel
Rene Astudillo is a serious guy who gets involved in serious causes.
By Rodel Rodis
Filipino communities throughout the US are celebrating the month of October as Filipino American History Month by commemorating the 426th anniversary of the landing of Filipino crewmen (“Luzon Indios”) on board the Nuestra Senora de Buen Esperanza in Morro Bay, California on October 18, 1587.
By Harvey I. Barkin
Johnny Itliong, 48, choked up twice while addressing the crowd at the unveiling ceremony of the mural honoring his father and other farm workers at this city’s library auditorium last Saturday, Oct. 12.