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Cesar Chavez movie sparks memories of Fil-Am labor leaders

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VERA CRUZ

In 1977, the dictator Ferdinand Marcos scored an incredible propaganda victory. That year, a revered Mexican American icon, a legend in US civil rights history, visited him in Manila and endorsed one of the most corrupt rulers in history who was then also notorious for gross violations of human rights.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipinos in US poised for success

Filipinos are among the top Asian migrants in the United States poised for success. A new report titled “Race for Results” released recently by the Annie E. Casey Foundation tackles the topic of racial and ethnic indicators of success.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Visas for priests and other faith leaders

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PHILIPPINE Catholic leaders are urged to send out more  Filipino priests to minister to the increasing number of Filipinos overseas. FILE PHOTO

Roman Catholic priests are declining in number in the United States. This is based on the study that was conducted in 2013 by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Filipinos, other Asians top success index in US

Elijah Bearsheart, left, holds his daughter, Keanala, 1, as he sits with his family, Kehala Diserly, Kiari Diserly, 3, and Yamni Pederson, 5, as they listen to testimony during the Indian Child Welfare Act summit in Rapid City, South Dakota. AP FILE PHOTO

In every region of America, white and Asian children—including Filipino-Americans—are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Homecoming blues spark hot debate

IN MANILA, an escalator—as long as it’s moving—is meant to be stood on. People don’t clear the right-hand side to give way to those in a hurry. Anyone trying to move past other people on a moving escalator is considered boorish. PHOTO BY RAUL DANCEL

A journalist’s homecoming ambivalence and lamentations about Filipino ways has sparked a heated debate online.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Back home in Manila, and feeling out of place

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A month in Manila, and I am dazed and confused—even terrified. For seven years, Singapore was my home, and it was very good to me. It kept me safe and comfortable, and I knew I could always count on it.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

German envoy finds true meaning of ‘home’

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DR. KLAUS Zeller and his wife Maria Teresa “Pinky” del Rosario during the book launching of “Crossing Many Borders to Reach Home” at Manila Polo Club. KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

Even ambassadors of first world countries face some of the same struggles as ordinary overseas workers. In his book “Crossing Many Borders to Reach Home: From Europe to Asia—and What is Home (Volume 2),” former German Ambassador to the Philippines Klaus Zeller shared his experiences in different parts of the world and admitted he had his own difficulties finding the true essence of “home.”

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Redress for errors of the state department

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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.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Discovering a parent’s fake name on one’s birth certificate

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Proving a parent-child relationship is key to the approval of most family-based immigration petitions. Proof is typically shown through the birth certificate of the child. This document not only establishes the fact of birth but also identifies parentage. It is therefore generally accepted as sufficient proof of the parental relationship.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Kapampangan culture reaches Japan

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MICHAEL Pangilinan wearing the barung kapampangan in Japan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Michael Raymon Pangilinan’s passion for his own Kapampangan culture got him a plum pass to Tokyo University, one of the most prestigious universities in Asia.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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