Part of Erwin de Leon’s American dream was to live openly and with integrity. In this commentary he tells us why gay marriage is his issue.
Jollibee restaurants have taken American food that was imposed on Filipinos during the colonial period and made it something that Filipino immigrants can be proud of.
Jose Antonio Vargas became the public face of undocumented youth when he revealed his status in a New York Times Magazine piece. Cristina DC Pastor sent us this report from The FilAm, an online magazine for Filipino Americans in the New York area.
Immigrants from all over the world call Maggi seasoning a “taste of home.” Reporter Aurora Almendral reveals the power of the brown sauce and its surprising history in this radio story for our partner, PRI’s The World.
A Filipino immigrant’s new memoir tells her family’s struggle to remain in the U.S. legally.
Elton Lugay was crushed when he watched Jessica Sanchez narrowly miss the American Idol crown, but says he would support her–and any Filipino who has genuine talent–again in a second.
Elton Lugay does the math, and predicts that Jessica Sanchez will be crowned the next American Idol. We bring you this report from our partner, The FilAm.
In the lethargic town of Ridgway, Pennsylvania – which is closer to Canada than to New York City – there are only a handful of Filipino residents, and one of them got elected Mayor. Cristina DC Pastor brings us this story from The FilAm.
The 16 year old singer with a golden voice was almost booted from the show until the judges “saved” her. Filipinos are asking how it could have happened.
Prostitution is a way to make ends meet for many Filipino transgender women in New York. This story comes to us from The FilAm, an online magazine for Filipino Americans in New York.