By Jon Melegrito
Filipino American Christine Poquiz was among the 150 immigrant rights activists, elected officials, labor and religious leaders arrested in front of the White House on August 29, asking President Obama to provide relief to families and immigrant workers as part of his announced review of U.S. immigration policies.
President Barack Obama has postponed a review of US deportation policy for undocumented workers, hoping to give legislative reform a better chance, a White House official said Tuesday.
By Michael Lim Ubac
The position taken by the nominee to become the top US diplomat in East Asia on the territorial disputes in the South China Sea is music to Malacañang’s ears, bolstering the Aquino administration’s decision to bring the Philippines’ conflict with China to the United Nations for arbitration.
By Florante Peter Ibañez and Rose Estepa Ibañez
Among the nearly one million people at President Barack H. Obama’s inauguration on January 21 were many Filipino Americans who came to see a historic event, the installation of America’s first African-American president for a second term.
By Daxim L. Lucas
The United States pledged to help the Philippines step up its defenses in the face of a rising China, as President Benigno Aquino III and President Barack Obama prepared to meet at the White House amid Philippine warnings that “weakness invites aggression.”