Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security
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.
Legally and otherwise, Filipinos among biggest groups in the U.S.Leave a comment
February 5, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
Legally or otherwise, Filipinos are among the largest immigrant groups in the United States.
Last year, Filipinos were the third largest nationality group that acquired U.S. citizenship and the fourth biggest that were issued legal permanent resident (LPR) status, or what is more popularly known as green card, by the United States.