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Exit poll: Majority of Fil-ams voted for Obama

President Barack Obama smiles after delivering his victory speech to supporters gathered in Chicago early Wednesday Nov. 7 2012. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Contrary to pre-election projections that most Filipino Americans were going to vote Republican last November, a multi-state exit poll found that the majority of Filipino American voters instead chose President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am opens immigration hearings in US Senate

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Jose Antonio Vargas

“What do you want to do with me?” Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino-American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas asked the members of the Senate judiciary committee on Wednesday.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Obama acts to spare many youths from deportation

From left, Myisha Areloano, Adrian James, Jahel Campos, David Vuenrostro, and Antonio Cabrera camp outside of the Obama Campaign Headquarters in Culver City, Calif. in protest of President Obama's immigration policies and in hopes of getting him to pass an executive order to halt discretionary deportation on Friday, June 16, 2012. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama eased enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws Friday, offering a chance for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Embraced by Hispanics, his action touched off an election-year confrontation with many Republicans.

Posted: June 16th, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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