Category Archives: Immigration Enforcement

  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. What is wrong with the U.S. immigration system?

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    November 7, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The presence of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States is just the most obvious manifestation of the deeper problems that has plagued the U.S. immigration system for decades. A comprehensive and genuine immigration reform needs to address these root causes.

  3. Despite shutdown, immigration services will stay open

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    October 2, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The USCIS will stay open to process green cards and citizenship applications, the CBP will continue to patrol the borders while ICE will continue to arrest, detain and deport immigrants.

  4. Many U.S. children spend Father’s Day without their fathers

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    June 16, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    “Fathers support families financially,” read one placard at a rally a few days before Fathers’ Day. “Fathers teach us family values,” said another. “Fathers tuck us in at night,” reminded one poster that is almost as tall as the young boy that was holding it.

  5. He beats the red light but loses the immigration battle

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    June 6, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Richard Cuanang is leaving the United States and flying back to the Philippines on Sept. 5. After staying illegally in the U.S. for nine years, he opted for voluntary deportation. Cuanang’s stay in the U.S. came to an abrupt stop as a result of a seemingly harmless incident: a traffic violation.

  6. One good, but mostly bad and ugly effects of sequestration

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    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.

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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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