Tag Archives: TPS for Philippines Now
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.
TPS seen to aid Philippine recovery from Superstorm HaiyanLeave a comment
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.
Filipinos in NY push for Temporary Protected Status for the PhilippinesLeave a comment
January 13, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan