Eric Anthony Licas

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Fil-Ams join LAX protest against travel ban

THOUSANDS of demonstrators occupied Los Angeles International Airport and other flight hubs nationwide on Sunday, January 29, demanding the release of travelers detained as a consequence of President Donald Trump’s sweeping executive orders on immigration. Gillian Christensen, an acting spokesperson … Continue reading

January 31, 2017

Fil-Ams included in AAPI activism exhibit at Chinese American Museum

A LARGER than life, black and white picture of student activists marching through an intersection with raised fists demands the attention of patrons approaching the Chinese American Museum’s (CAM) latest exhibit, “Roots: Asian American movements in Los Angeles.” The photo … Continue reading

January 28, 2017

Pres. Trump’s first order of business: Sweeping changes in immigration policy

Construction of wall and enhanced border security among items included in executive orders  A PAIR of executive orders issued on Wednesday, January 25 instruct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enact sweeping changes to immigration policy which had been pledged … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

Thousands brave rainstorm in Los Angeles, march in protest to Trump inauguration

THOUSANDS donned weather-proof ponchos and steeled themselves against an uncharacteristically heavy downpour in Downtown Los Angeles as they marched in protest of the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday, January 20. The well-attended event served as a prelude to … Continue reading

January 24, 2017

EMPLEO Pinoy Program increases resources for Fil-Am workers

NORMA was only supposed to work as a relief caregiver when she was petitioned to come to the United States from the Philippines to look after an elderly woman suffering from cancer. However, it wasn’t long before she became her … Continue reading

January 22, 2017

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