Filipino American

Rep. Titus, immigrants call for immigration reform after SC hearing
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FOLLOWING the US Supreme Court's hearing on President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration, US Rep. Dina Titus on Friday, April 22, held a press conference that highlighted the nation's need for comprehensive immigration reform. Tags: Immigration Reform, Rep Titus, Supreme Court

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Becoming an American
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By a quirk of fate, a few months later, I became the Executive Director of the Filipino American Service Group, Inc. (FASGI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides assistance with naturalization applications. These events gave me the … No tags for this post.

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Fil-Am actors take center stage in Chicago 'The King and I'
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“I am so proud that about 20 fellow Filipino American actors and actresses are with me in this major production,” added Paolo who will play the strong-willed King of Siam (now Thailand) at the most coveted venue in Chicago for singers who got it made … No tags for this post.

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Leni sought, got foreign aid in 2013 House run
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… such as Edward Seidel, a natural-born American married to a Filipina, Lorna, who has also acquired her US citizenship; lawyer Rodel Rodis, the first Filipino-American to win an elective post in the United States; Robert Federigan; Robert Heiberger … No tags for this post.

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EWU multicultural center plan upsets some minority students
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Bunt is a member and officer in the Filipino American club, which is part of the Multicultural Coalition of Eastern Washington University. Although EWU anticipates project construction will start this summer, Foster said the plans leave room for changes. No tags for this post.

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Sister Cities Olongapo and Virginia Beach Celebrate Fruits of Dynamic Diplomacy
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At a luncheon dubbed Celebrating Five Years of Dynamic Diplomacy, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. was lauded for the work he did during his tenure as Ambassador, with the City of Virginia Beach and the Filipino-American … No tags for this post.

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Washington symposium to assess Aquino presidency
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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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Evaluating Duterte's statements
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As has been pointed out, Duterte's remarks may impact on the Filipino-American community in the US which has grown in number over the years and has come to embrace and be embraced by their fellow Americans. Not to mention the number of American … No tags for this post.

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Around Town (04/26/16)
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The Central Valley chapter of the Filipino American National Historical Society is planning its 17th annual picnic from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 7 at the St. Jude Thaddeus Roman Catholic Church school grounds, 330 Franci St. in Livingston. Filipino food and … No tags for this post.

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Clinton, Trump post decisive wins in New York primaries
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Among those who attended the gathering at the campaign headquarters were Jerry Sibal, Edwin Josue, Dr. Angie Cruz, Kevin Nadal, Filipino-American Democratic Club president Aries de la Cruz and Nicole Ponseca. The campaign's Asian Pacific Islander … No tags for this post.

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Fil-Ams join rally for Obama's immigration actions
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Joining him were a dozen Filipino American activists, leaders of Washington-based civil rights organizations. Inside the courtroom, the nation's top justices were scheduled to take up a case concerning the legality of President Obama's executive … Tags: Immigration Reform, President Obama

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How Karla Garcia Went from the Ballet Barre to Broadway's 'Hamilton'
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Garcia, 30, is the first Filipino-American cast member of "Hamilton," performing as a swing — a person who knows multiple roles in the ensemble. As a swing, its her responsibility to learn each ensemble girl's vocal and dance parts as well as the … No tags for this post.

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Museum memorializes grandfather of Encinitas woman
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Her sister's son, Michael Guingona, carries on the family political tradition. He was the first Filipino-American elected to Daly City's City Council and the youngest, at age 33, to serve as Daly City mayor. He is now running for San Mateo County … No tags for this post.

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What It's Like Inside a Queer Feminist Seder
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Tongson, a Filipino-American who is currently teaching a class at USC titled “Food, Media, and Culture,” cooked the brisket for this momentous queer feminist Seder. Her partner is Jewish and according to her, any Seder has the potential to be a queer … No tags for this post.

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Fil Ams for Hillary Celebrate New York Primary Victory
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Jason Tengco, Director of the Asian American Pacific Islander Outreach of the Hillary Campaign, cited that the New York Primary victory was a testament of the outreach of the Campaign, especially to the Asian American, Filipino American community. No tags for this post.

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