Filipino American

Revisiting the question of whether Filipinos are Asians or Pacific Islanders
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Are Filipinos Asians or Pacific Islanders?  That is a question we dealt with on 8asians a long time ago, and most questionnaires and surveys put Filipinos into the Asian category.  The question does come up peridiocally, as the Fung brothers put out a video on the subject in 2014 and here on Quora in 2016.  […]

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Trump ‘modifies’ immigration policy
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President-Elect Donald Trump MANILA, Nov. 20 (PNA) – The Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC), a United States-based non-profit Filipino organization, has welcomed the modified immigration policy announced by President-elect Donald Trump that only criminals would be deported. In a statement e-mailed to this writer on Sunday, MHC pointed out that during the election campaign, then candidate […]

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15 Memorable Facts About Filipino-American History You Should Know
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“Forgotten Asian Americans” no longer. Fil-Ams from all over the country were asked to share what they want the world to know about Filipino-Americans — what makes them memorable rather than forgotten. No tags for this post.

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Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population
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Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

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Sec. Piñol says it’s ‘business as usual’ between Pinoys and Americans
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  Sec.Manny Pinol Politics and policies may change, but the emotional and cultural bonds between Filipinos and Americans will endure. This was how Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol framed the volatile and adverse situation growing between the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines, apparently to assuage the apprehensions of Filipino Americans. The […]

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Las Vegas battles leave Fil-Ams in bittersweet victory By:Abner Galino
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Philippine Senator and “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao throws a right hook to Jessie Vargas (left) who lost his WBO welterweight title to the older Filipino 8-division world title holder during their Saturday meeting at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Photo: Jun Camacho   Bittersweet. Putting two Filipino boxing icons in one […]

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John Hopkins Symposium to Assess, Look Beyond Second Aquino Admin
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“This symposium should not only deepen American and Filipino-American understanding of where the country is at today, but perhaps also set the scene for the Presidential transition in June and the challenges and opportunities in the post-Aquino years,” … No tags for this post.

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Stereotypes feeding ignorance, leading to misunderstanding
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Top, Paulyn Trinh is a Vietnamese-American NW student. Bottom left, Filipino-American Jonathan Kleehammer is a NW student. Bottom right is TR student Keiame Lee-Chong. Bogdan Sierra Miranda /The Collegian. Jonathan Kleehammer is Filipino. No tags for this post.

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Fil-Ams connect with 'Ricky Lee Film Festival' in North Hollywood
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The Filipino American Students' Association (FASA) of California State University Northridge supported the festival that was sponsored by Justice for Filipino American Veterans, FilAm Arts and other groups in Los Angeles. FASA provides activities that … No tags for this post.

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Fil-Ams keep memory of WWII vets alive as ranks dwindle
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Marjan Philhour, who is running to be the first Filipino American San Francisco supervisor, noted that the as Filipino Americans grow in number and make its presence known in the community through invaluable contributions, it is so important to … No tags for this post.

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23 vie for 2016 Miss Global-Philippines title
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Filipino American model Janelle Olafson is the early favorite. She was named Darling of the Press. The 26-year-old New York-based teacher, professional dancer and dog-lover created mild controversy during the recent Bb. Pilipinas pageant when she was … No tags for this post.

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For Filipinos Abroad, Home Is Calling
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There is no data on how many white-collar Filipinos have returned, but the trend is visibly gathering pace, said Raphael Oriel, the editor of the Filipino-American magazine Balikbayan. Taking its name from the Filipino word for “returnee” and filled … No tags for this post.

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Top 7 Underrated 2016 NBA Free Agents
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However if the trading table will work more for the Lakers then expect a star potential from this Filipino-American who can bring in 15.6 points for his new team. An increase in minute's role for Clarkson would mean he can improve more on his defense … No tags for this post.

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Fans flock to U.S. launch of book on basketball icon Dalupan
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Ricky Brown, the first Filipino-American who played in the PBA, recalled the words of encouragement repeatedly imparted to him by Dalupan as he faced the opposition and jeers of “displeased” fans. “He told me, 'Keep working hard, carry yourself as a … No tags for this post.

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Face of Defense: Filipino-American Airmen Enjoy Duty in the Philippines
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CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines, May 2, 2016 — Asian-Pacific Americans have fought and served with the U.S. military for more than a century. That legacy continues today with three Filipino-American airmen deployed with U.S. Pacific Command's Air … No tags for this post.

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