Klarize Medenilla

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What the deportation of first DREAMer means for Filipino DACA recipients

DACA beneficiary ordered back to Mexico by immigration officials TWO months ago, agents from the Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) went against President Donald Trump’s promise to protect undocumented youth and deported an undocumented Mexican immigrant. An officer from the U.S. … Continue reading

April 25, 2017

Lawmakers, immigration experts advocate for naturalization

Community leaders stress importance of applying for citizenship AS the Trump administration continues to propose major reforms on immigration, a growing concern looms over the United States, leaving millions of undocumented immigrants unsure of their futures. Since the November 2016 … Continue reading

April 25, 2017

Cathay Bank introduces new loan program for small businesses

AS a way to help small business owners, Cathay Bank has announced a new business financing program designed to provide a solid financial start for small businesses and microenterprises. Called the Smart Micro Loan program, Cathay Bank is to give … Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Trump issues reforms to H-1B visa system

New executive order could hurt immigrant workers PRESIDENT Donald Trump signed an executive order this week that may affect the H-1B visa system, a non-immigrant visa program that allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers on a temporary basis. Sticking … Continue reading

April 21, 2017

City hosts community forum on Filipino-American history in LA

Fil-Ams provide input on citywide survey of community landmarks THE City of Los Angeles boasts a rich history of Filipinos and their profound impact on Angeleno culture. Since the immigration influx at the turn of the century, Filipinos began migrating … Continue reading

April 14, 2017

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