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Vargas film ‘Documented’: Immigration debate ‘not a policy but a moral issue’

via inquirer.net – “To be honest, this was not the film I sought out to make,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas explained. He wanted to make a film about young people like him who grew up American but are undocumented. “But after sending a film crew to the Philippines to Read more »

After 9 years, Pinoy TNT loses immigration battle in the US

Photo by Noel Pangilinan via GMANews By Noel Pangilinan, ImmigraNation – Like most undocumented immigrants in the United States, Filipino Richard Cuanang is optimistic that a comprehensive immigration reform bill now pending in the U.S. Congress will be passed into law this year. Unlike most of the estimated 11 Read more »

New US Work (W) Visa Program

Low-wage worker agreement just the beginning of massive immigration overhaul By LAUREN FOX The “gang of eight,” a bipartisan group of senators who have been working since November to secure a temporary worker program to appease both the business community and labor unions, scored a big victory over the Read more »

Pinoy Pulitzer winner Jose Antonio Vargas, other US illegals, on Time’s June 25 cover

Filipino Pulitzer prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas, who publicly declared last year that he was an illegal immigrant in the United States, graces the June 25 cover of Time Magazine, along with 35 other undocumented immigrants in the US. Vargas also wrote the cover story, describing how he has Read more »

Fil-Ams laud Obama’s new immigration rules

By Rodney Jaleco, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau – Hundreds of undocumented Filipinos in the United States will benefit from US President Barack Obama’s order to allow young illegal immigrants to stay in the country so long as they’ve not broken any laws, a Fil-Am group predicted. “We welcome Read more »

Family, church important to Pinoys

BY DOUGLAS TODD, VANCOUVER SUN OCTOBER 17, 2011 – “DON’T FORGET MOM. SEND MONEY HOME.” That’s the chiding message, in all caps, from one of the many ads in Filipino newspapers, which can be found stacked in ethnic shops throughout many east Vancouver neighbourhoods. The omnipresent ads promote a serious Read more »