Joseph Pimentel

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Filner resigns as San Diego Mayor

LOS ANGELES – Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) spokesman Art Garcia for years stood side-by-side with former congressman Bob Filner, fighting for equity for Filipino World War II veterans. Filner had a once sterling reputation as a champion of … Continue reading

August 24, 2013

Asian American group calls for immigration relief for undocumented

LOS ANGELES – An Asian American organization is asking for President Barack obama to step up and lead the nation in fixing the broken immigration system. The Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), a national affiliation of civil rights organizations … Continue reading

August 24, 2013

Sineneng-Smith speaks about her case

LOS ANGELES – On July 30, A US federal jury convicted Fil-Am Evelyn Sineneng-Smith of three counts each of encouraging or inducing illegal immigration for personal financial gain and mail fraud. The 66-year-old Sineneng-Smith is set to be sentenced sometime … Continue reading

August 17, 2013

Pinoy arrested for domestic violence against ex-wife

NEW YORK – New York police officers arrested a 38-year-old Filipino man who allegedly tied up his ex-wife and beat her for several hours before running off with money and phones. Officers arrested Edmund Manuel on July 29 after an … Continue reading

August 14, 2013

Gay Pinoy spared from deportation

LOS ANGELES – A gay Filipino man won a reprieve from deportation after a US federal appeals court reversed an immigration judge’s decision to deport him. Judge Harry Pregerson of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on … Continue reading

August 10, 2013

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