Christina Oriel

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California judge blocks part of Trump’s sanctuary cities executive order 

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday, April 25 blocked a portion of President Donald Trump’s executive order that called for denying funds to areas that defy U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Judge William Orrick ruled that the Trump … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

Senators urge Trump admin to continue Filipino World War II Veterans Parole program 

A group of Democratic senators is calling for the continuation of a program that allows Filipino World War II veterans to be reunited with their families in the United States, amid reports that the Trump administration is reviewing immigration parole … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

Justice Department warns California, other sanctuary cities to abide by federal immigration law

THE U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday, April 21 has once again warned that sanctuary jurisdictions are at risk of losing grants if they continue to defy federal immigration authorities. Nine areas across the country — identified by the … Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Fil-Ams encouraged to join this year’s Ambassadors’ Tour to PH

THE Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Los Angeles recently announced the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour slated for this July as an opportunity for Filipino Americans and foreign tourists to explore the Philippines. Formerly the Ambassador, Consuls … Continue reading

April 14, 2017

ICE arrests two undocumented Filipinos in Pacific Northwest

TWO undocumented Filipinos were among the 84 foreign nationals arrested by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in late March for violating immigration laws or posing a public safety threat. In an effort to crackdown on undocumented immigrants … Continue reading

April 05, 2017

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