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Filipinos wary of NY City ID cards for the undocumented

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Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation last month creating municipal identification cards for half a million undocumented immigrants living in New York City, a move hailed by government officials and advocacy groups as a “huge milestone” to expand benefits for immigrants and protect their rights.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am group asks US Congress to quit bickering, enact immigration reforms


A Filipino-American organization that grew out of Filipinos for Obama during the presidential campaigns, called on members of the US Congress to stop political bickering and enact immigration reforms.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US immigration – DACA renewal requests now being accepted


Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on June 5 announced the renewal process for individuals enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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

Study: California’s undocumented use fewer health services than US citizens


Contrary to the drumbeat of criticism that undocumented Americans are a drain on the economy for overusing hospital emergency rooms, a new study released this week found that their rate of emergency room utilization is half that of US citizens.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Continued deportations under Obama denounced

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Protesters above joined hundreds in San Francisco Friday as part of a national day of action to encourage President Obama to end deportations.  NEW AMERICA MEDIA PHOTO

Protesters marched April 4 to denounce the continued deportation of thousands of undocumented immigrants. More than two million people, two-thirds of them for minor infractions, have been deported since President Obama took office in 2008.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »