Tag Archives: Department of State

  1. Quid pro quo: Permission to stay vs. permission to station

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    February 25, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Is the temporary protected status for the Philippines tied to the U.S.’ request for increased military presence in the Philippines? There is at least one precedent in the history of U.S.-Philippines relations that suggests that is not far-fetched to assume that the United States is not beyond resorting to strong-arm tactics to get want it wants.

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  2. 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.

  3. Filipinos in NY push for Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines

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    January 13, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    With the seeming lack of action by the U.S. government on the Philippines’ request for Temporary Protected Status, several Filipino American organizations in the New York-New Jersey area have banded together to press for the immediate granting of the status.

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