Category Archives: Communities

  1. Filipino groups launch info drives on Obama’s immigration action

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    December 13, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Several Filipino-American organizations launched public information drives in response to President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration that will allow undocumented immigrants to stay and work temporarily in the United States.

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  2. When home is where the hurt is:  Options for migrant victims of domestic violence

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    October 24, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Migrants are vulnerable to domestic abuse. In a situation where one’s immigration status depends almost entirely on the sponsor, the potential for abuse – domestic or otherwise, lies in wait. There are, however, ways by which victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or crime can obtain immigration status independently of their sponsors.

  3. 5 timing tips for DACA renewals

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    July 3, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Timing is of the essence with regard to the renewal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). with expirations projected to begin by September.
    Here are five essential pointers to determine the best time to file your DACA renewal application.

  4. It’s renewal time for DACA

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    June 11, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is already accepting and processing applications for renewal of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
    “To avoid a lapse in the period of deferral and employment authorization, individuals must file renewal requests before the expiration of their current period of DACA,” the USCIS said.

  5. TPS seen to aid Philippine recovery from Superstorm Haiyan

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    February 8, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Remittances from U.S.-based Filipinos total $9.5 billion, which alone already constitute almost 75 percent of the funds needed to cover the $13 billion damage brought about by Typhoon Haiyan. TPS designation will allow Filipinos in the U.S. to continue to earn and send money to the Philippines to keep the country afloat.

  6. War-time Mexican guest workers demand release of their pensions

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    October 11, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Braceros, farm workers from Mexico who were recruited to work in US farms from 1942 to 1964, traveled 2,500 miles to bring attention to their plight. About 10 percent of the workers’ earnings while working in the US were deducted as contribution to a pension fund. The Mexican government, though, refused to pay them their pensions.

  7. New Jersey city votes to support in-state tuition bills for undocumented

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    April 12, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Students in graduation gown, children in soccer uniforms, community residents and advocates trooped to the Passaic City Hall to support a resolution endorsing two state bills providing in-state tuition and financial aid to undocumented New Jersey youth. Passaic City became the third town or city in the state to support the bills.

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Leaders of immigrant youth organizations perform at a recent protest action against immigration detention. Click photo to watch video.

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