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Obama – undocumented immigrants’ Lincoln?


      President Obama’s recent Executive Order legalizing millions of undocumented immigrants will mark him in history as a great President. Undocumented immigrants are the modern day slaves in American society. In constant fear, living in substandard conditions, paid low wages for backbreaking work, subjected to all kinds of abuse and exploitation — they […]

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Ams, immigrants hail Obama’s exec order, seek more inclusive reform

Workers and community activists react with optimism to Obama’s immigration executive order.  PHOTOS BY CECILE C. OCHOA

Immigration activists and community members attending at a “Watch Party” on November 20 at the Pilipino Workers’ Center (PWC) offices in Historic Filipino Town hailed President Obama’s televised announcement of his executive action on immigration.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Dying undocumented in the US


It’s not easy to watch someone die, but that was the reality for Beatrice Sanchez, an undocumented Filipina immigrant, who watched her mother’s health spiral down for nearly a decade.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NY City to stop holding undocumented arrestees for ICE

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New York City’s Department of Correction and the Police Department will no longer honor immigration holds issued by the federal government unless they are accompanied by a judge’s warrant, according to the ordinance passed by the City Council on October 22.

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

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 »