Category Archives: Immigration
Despite shutdown, immigration services will stay openLeave a comment
October 2, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
From trafficking victim to militant migrantLeave a comment
September 20, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
She was a young mother who had to leave her husband and son in the Philippines in search of greener pastures. Instead, she and 14 other Filipino migrant workers fell prey to human trafficking in the United States. But she and the group now known as Florida 15 fought back. And their courage and determination have paid off.
Many U.S. children spend Father’s Day without their fathersLeave a comment
June 16, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
He beats the red light but loses the immigration battle1
June 6, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
New Jersey city votes to support in-state tuition bills for undocumentedLeave a comment
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.
Jersey City endorses in-state tuition for undocumented studentsLeave a comment
March 8, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
Jersey City became the first local government in New Jersey last week to endorse two measures that would allow undocumented youth to avail of in-state tuition and qualify for financial aid.
On Feb. 27, Jersey City’s Municipal Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging state legislators to approve the Tuition Equity bills.
One good, but mostly bad and ugly effects of sequestration1
March 6, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
The wide-ranging spending cuts known as sequestration, which took effect on March 1, are expected to affect the U.S.’ immigration system and enforcement. Even before sequestration could take effect, its impact was already felt by immigrant communities. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released hundreds of detained immigrants from its detention centers.