Joseph Pimentel

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11 Fil-Ams and Fil-Am organization honored by MHC

WASHINGTON, DC – Los Angeles based Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and former Philippine Daily Inquirer reporter Nimfa Rueda were among the Filipino-American organizations and Filipino-Americans honored as this year’s Outstanding Migrants by the Migrant Heritage Commission. “We consider … Continue reading

July 03, 2013

US Senate passes immigration bill

Pinoys urged to support immigration reform LOS ANGELES – The US Senate on Thursday passed a historic, sweeping comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would offer a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United … Continue reading

June 29, 2013

Flood displaces Filipinos in Canada

FILIPINOS were among the tens of thousands of residents that were evacuated after a massive flood devastated Alberta, Canada last week. More than 300 Filipinos were displaced because of the flood, according to the Philippine Consulate in Vancouver. A Philippine … Continue reading

June 26, 2013

FBI captures USC professor, wanted for sex crimes in PH

LOS ANGELES – Less than 24 hours of placing Walter Lee Williams on the Ten Most Wanted List, FBI officials announced his capture. The former University of Southern California professor Williams was wanted for allegedly committing sex crimes in the … Continue reading

June 22, 2013

Victims sought after Pinoy caregiver’s arrest

NEWPORT BEACH – Law enforcement officials are seeking the publics help identifying possible additional victims of a Filipino caregiver accused of sexually assaulting a 66-year-old disabled woman. On June 17, Orange County Sheriff officers oarrested Robert Ligayo, 62, of Aliso … Continue reading

June 22, 2013

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