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Few undocumented Filipinos showing interest in California’s new driver’s licenses


Very few Filipinos are showing interest in a new law that would provide a driver’s license to all Californians regardless of immigration status, even as advocacy groups and community leaders on October 3 celebrated at the steps of City Hall the one-year anniversary signing of AB 60’s signing.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NYC ID card for undocumented has cultural benefits

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NEW YORK CITY — Municipal ID cards for undocumented immigrants living in this city, which will roll out on January 1, 2015, will include “cultural benefits” such as one-year free memberships in museums and other cultural institutions, the mayor’s office announced. The card, dubbed NYC ID, will be made available to any city resident over […]

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California solons push for ‘Health for All’ law for the undocumented

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Undocumented immigrants among California’s diverse communities, including those from the Philippines, Mexico, Central America, Canada, China and Vietnam, are going to be left out of health care coverage unless a bill called “Health for All” becomes law, a leading state senator told ethnic media reporters on September 5.

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

Fil-Am, 10 others appeal for deportation deferral

Jose Antonio Vargas

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 »