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Fil-Am, 10 others appeal for deportation deferral

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Prominent Filipino journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 other undocumented immigrants on Wednesday, August 20 appealed for deportation deferrals and the inclusion of most of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in any executive action to reduce deportations.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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 »