Tag Archives: immigrant communities

  1. When home is where the hurt is:  Options for migrant victims of domestic violence

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    October 24, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Migrants are vulnerable to domestic abuse. In a situation where one’s immigration status depends almost entirely on the sponsor, the potential for abuse – domestic or otherwise, lies in wait. There are, however, ways by which victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or crime can obtain immigration status independently of their sponsors.

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  2. 5 timing tips for DACA renewals

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    July 3, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Timing is of the essence with regard to the renewal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). with expirations projected to begin by September.
    Here are five essential pointers to determine the best time to file your DACA renewal application.

  3. It’s renewal time for DACA

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    June 11, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is already accepting and processing applications for renewal of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
    “To avoid a lapse in the period of deferral and employment authorization, individuals must file renewal requests before the expiration of their current period of DACA,” the USCIS said.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Who are the people in your neighborhoods? NYC immigrants by the numbers

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    February 5, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The U.S. Census Bureau started releasing the result of the 2010 Census beginning this month.
    This is an opportune time to revisit the numbers of the 2000 Census to fully appreciate the diversity of New York City’s population, with particular focus on the three neighborhoods covered by Queens7.com – Woodside, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.

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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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