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Marawi Muslims oppose deportation of Canadian Islamic preacher

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Hundreds of Muslims staged a protest march in Marawi City as they demanded the release of a Canadian Islamic preacher, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New California law lets undocumented to apply for driver’s license

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A new law will take effect on January 1, 2015 allowing practically anyone, even those who can’t prove they are in the US legally, to apply for driver’s license.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Don’t deport Korean, embassy appeals to BI

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

The South Korean embassy in Manila has asked the Bureau of Immigration to set aside deportation proceedings against one of its nationals who was convicted by a Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) of a crime involving moral turpitude almost 20 years ago, documents obtained by the Inquirer showed.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Can the US green card be withdrawn?


Permanent resident visas are not really “permanent.” A “green card” may still be revoked by the US Department of Homeland Security on certain grounds. In some cases, green card holders may even face the threat of deportation.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »


Illegal minors: Some came ‘accompanied by a stranger’


“I was introduced to a man I’d never seen. He held my hand, as I boarded an airplane for the first time.” This is how Jose Antonio Vargas (Jose), a Pulitzer prize-winning Filipino journalist, described his departure for the United States. It was 1993 and he was 12 years old at the time.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »