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Parole in place

The USCIS on November 15, 2013 issued a Policy Memorandum clarifying the treatment of alien relatives of United States military personnel. Spouses, parents and children of active duty service members, including veterans and reservists, who…

Editorial View all

The price and struggles of liberty

Congress chose May to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders…

People & Places

Four new Filipino restaurants sprout in D.C. area

Four new Filipino restaurants sprout in D.C. area

WASHINGTON D.C. Four new restaurants opening in the Metro Washington DC region are being noticed, including the Washington Post and…

Elderly Fil-Am hits P10-M jackpot

Elderly Fil-Am hits P10-M jackpot

LAS VEGAS. Trinidad Torres, who lived in a Utah low-income senior’s apartment, hit the jackpot at a Westgate Casino slot…

Fil-Am returns to PH to look for mom

Fil-Am returns to PH to look for mom

SEATTLE. Alika Kee, born Alex Conde in the Philippines 26 years ago, has returned to the country to the country…

Fil-Am is world’s 2nd youngest billionaire

Fil-Am is world’s 2nd youngest billionaire

NEW YORK. Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy, 26, whose mother is a Filipina, was listed by Forbes Magazine as the 2nd…

‘Gutom na gutom’

‘Gutom na gutom’

By Andrew Esmele It all started when JC and I were both done with classes and we were hungry. “What…

Where’s your home?

Where’s your home?

People boast about their roots, especially here in the United States, the “melting pot” of the world, a phrase coined…

Nicolas Relacion, 78

Nicolas Relacion, 78

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Nicolas Relacion of Washington, D.C., passed away peacefully last February 2, 2015…

Report notes disparity in AAPI health insurance coverage

Report notes disparity in AAPI health insurance coverage

WASHINGTON D.C. Up to 20 percent of Asian Americans 50 years and older can’t afford to buy health insurance. A…

Fil-Ams broker meeting between bishop, Pinoy priest

Fil-Ams broker meeting between bishop, Pinoy priest

VIRGINIA BEACH. The head of the Roman Catholic diocese of Richmond, Virginia has barred Filipino priest Leo Manalo from saying…

Rizal awardees

Rizal awardees

Awardees pose with their parents, Elmer Cato of the Philippine Embassy, Members of the PAFC Board of Directors after the Rizal Awards…

Ms. U streak ends but Pinoys proud of ‘MJ’

Ms. U streak ends but Pinoys proud of ‘MJ’

FLORIDA. Despite her loss in what looked every bit a tough field, Filipinos showered congratulations for Philippine bet Mary Jean…

Hollywood A-listers asked to visit Tacloban

Hollywood A-listers asked to visit Tacloban

MANILA. When French President Francois Hollande visits typhoon-ravaged Tacloban to dramatize the destruction wrought by climate change, it’s possible he…

Events View all

Thousands visit PH Embassy’s open house

Thousands visit PH Embassy’s open house

The Philippine Embassy opened its doors last May 2 for the 2nd staging of Washington D.C.’s Passport DC program, a…

Philippine Festival to celebrate partnerships across generations

Philippine Festival to celebrate partnerships across generations

WASHINGTON D.C. On June 6, as Saturday evening falls across the city, Filipinos and Filipino Americans, their guests and their friends, will…

Filipino artist Hadrian Mendoza in DC ceramic exhibit

Filipino artist Hadrian Mendoza in DC ceramic exhibit

WASHINGTON D.C. Virginia-based Filipino artist Hadrian Mendoza, 41, a potter with an exemplary expressionist style, opens a one-man show entitled…

Politics View all

Utah Fil-Am AG wins awards, testifies in Congress

Utah Fil-Am AG wins awards, testifies in Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. Utah’s first 1st elected Filipino American Attorney General recently earned “best elected official” honors even as he briefed Capitol Hill lawmakers on a…

Pacquiao, Poe hounded with questions on 2016 run

Economy View all

PH ‘Sin Tax’ expands health care to millions more

PH ‘Sin Tax’ expands health care to millions more

MANILA. So-called “sin taxes” levied on cigarettes and alcoholic products are working, ranking administration officials said, two years after Congress approved it. The tax has…

11-M Pinoys count themselves ‘poor’ – survey

Sports View all

Record haul for Mayweather, Pacquiao

Record haul for Mayweather, Pacquiao

FAIRFAX, Va. The pay TV figures bear testament to the enormity of the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather…

Our Fighting Pride

Pacquiao: Global boxing icon or a fraud?

Pacquiao, Mayweather ‘rumble’ in Las Vegas