Tag Archives: Filipinos in the United States

  1. More foreign nurses may qualify for temporary work visas

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    July 25, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    More foreign nurses may be able to come and work in the U.S. sooner than usual, following the release of a recent memo by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) describing how they can be sponsored for the H-1B temporary work visa.

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  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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. Legally and otherwise, Filipinos among biggest groups in the U.S.

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    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.

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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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