Tag Archives: immigrant communities
When home is where the hurt is: Options for migrant victims of domestic violenceLeave a comment
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.
5 timing tips for DACA renewalsLeave a comment
July 3, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan
It’s renewal time for DACALeave a comment
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.
Quid pro quo: Permission to stay vs. permission to stationLeave a comment
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.
What is wrong with the U.S. immigration system?Leave a comment
November 7, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan
Who are the people in your neighborhoods? NYC immigrants by the numbersLeave a comment
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.