[COLUMN] Atty. Gurfinkel joins New York’s Filipino community for the 126th Philippine Independence Day celebration on a brand-new episode of Citizen PinoyAtty. Gurfinkel joins New York’s Filipino community for the 126th Philippine Independence Day celebration on a brand-new episode of Citizen Pinoy

ATTY. GURFINKEL JOINS NEW YORK’S FILIPINO COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE THE 126TH PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY. Leading U.S. Immigration Attorney Michael J. Gurfinkel participated in the Philippine Independence Day Celebration in New York on Sunday, June 2, where he joined the colorful parade. During the celebration with the Filipino community, Atty. Gurfinkel engaged with parade participants and viewers who asked their immigration questions. Some of those he interacted with included members of the Philippine Nurses Association New York, Inc. (PNANY), the Silliman University Alumni Association New York New Jersey chapter (SUAA-NY/NJ), and members of Kinding Sindaw. Tune in to hear his responses to some of the questions raised during this lively celebration and cultural significance of many costumes, on the special episode, “Atty. Gurfinkel Goes to New York” on a brand-new episode of Citizen Pinoy on Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 PM PT (9:30 PM ET) through select Cable/Satellite providers, right after TV Patrol Linggo.(Advertising Supplement)

LEADING U.S. Immigration Attorney and community advocate, Michael J. Gurfinkel, actively participated in the Philippine Independence Day Celebration in New York, organized by the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) this past Sunday, June 2.

The event, which marked the 126th anniversary of Philippine independence, brought together a vibrant and diverse gathering of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans to honor their heritage and history.

Atty. Gurfinkel (with mic) conducted impromptu interviews and answered immigration questions during the recent Philippine Independence Day celebration in New York.

Atty. Gurfinkel immersed himself in the festivities, joining the lively parade and engaging with the community through impromptu interviews with participants. Many attendees seized the opportunity to seek his advice on pressing immigration concerns for themselves and their families. Atty. Gurfinkel’s presence and willingness to offer on-the-spot guidance were met with great appreciation from the community.

Atty. Gurfinkel interacts with Philippine Nurses Association New York, Inc. (PNANY) (top photo), officers and representatives of the Silliman University Alumni Association New York/New Jersey chapter (SUAA-NY/NJ) (middle photo), and members of Kinding Sindaw (bottom photo).

Among the groups he interacted with were members of the Philippine Nurses Association New York, Inc. (PNANY), officers and representatives of the Silliman University Alumni Association New York/New Jersey chapter (SUAA-NY/NJ), and members of Kinding Sindaw, an NYC-based nonprofit dance theater company composed of Indigenous tradition-bearers, Filipino American artists, and educators from all backgrounds.

Atty. Gurfinkel’s interactions during the parade provided insights on the concerns, aspirations and issues facing the Fil-Am community in New York.

These interactions provided valuable insights into the concerns and aspirations of the Filipino comm

Atty. Gurfinkel in the midst of a sea of colors and cultural performances which highlight traditions of the Philippines.

The parade was a spectacular and colorful celebration, filled with music, dance, and cultural displays that highlighted the rich traditions of the Philippines.

Atty MJG’s participation added a meaningful dimension to the event, as he not only celebrated with Filipinos, but also addressed important issues affecting their lives.

For those who missed the chance to speak with Atty. Gurfinkel at the parade, watch this special episode where “Atty. Gurfinkel Goes to New York” on a brand-new episode of Citizen Pinoy on Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 PM PT (9:30 PM ET through select Cable/Satellite providers), right after TV Patrol Linggo. Citizen Pinoy is also available on iWantTFC. Viewers may download the free app.

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