Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

What a Filipino American writer learned about Filipino Christmas traditions, memories, and diaspora.

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What languages do you speak?

What languages do you speak?

Why it’s much better to ask “What languages do you speak?” than “Where do you come from?”

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‘I Won the Lottery, Twice’

‘I Won the Lottery, Twice’

A Filipino deportee returns to America on its dime.

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Departure Date 1973.August.05

Departure Date 1973.August.05

As much as I was going to graduate school, I was also escaping a dictatorship that was doing its worst to destroy my generation.

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Important Information Regarding the U.S. Travel Ban

Important Information Regarding the U.S. Travel Ban

Immigration lawyers have put out information just in case you get detained at the airport in connection with U.S. Travel Ban.

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Practical Tips: Know Your Rights Under a Trump Presidency

Practical Tips: Know Your Rights Under a Trump Presidency

A Q&A with Adonia R. Simpson, supervising attorney of Americans for Immigrant Justice’s Children’s Legal Program, on the future of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

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Two Centuries of Filipino Immigration to the US

Two Centuries of Filipino Immigration to the US

An overview of Filipino presence in the US, in time for Immigrant Heritage Month.

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Like dat... like dat!

Like dat... like dat!

When does an immigrant get serious in really learning the ways, language, etc. of his/her new country?

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The War Brides

The War Brides

The Second Wave of Filipino immigration to the United States came between 1946 to 1953, when Filipino servicemen brought their brides to live in the country they fought for in WWII.

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Brain Drain, Portuguese-Style

Brain Drain, Portuguese-Style

Even a developed First World nation can start leaking highly skilled workers who seek better opportunities away from home.  

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