Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) wants to allocate 10,500 more work visas to Irish immigrants a year. But the bill makes some people uncomfortable because it singles out one ethnic group.
Maggi seasoning was invented in the 19th Century in Switzerland. Today immigrants from across the globe call it a “taste of home.”
In this podcast reporter Aurora Almendral explores the magical world of Maggi, complete with recipes.
Undocumented youth activists stepped up their game in 2011, organizing civil disobedience actions, online video campaigns, and support for state-level DREAM Acts that would aid in tuition-relief.
A personal essay about the tensions that flared between father and son in the Bronx after one family’s arrival from the Philippines.
In this podcast episode, you’ll hear three new voices in the immigrant rights movement: Jose Antonio Vargas, Tania Mattos and Juan Escalante. They are young, undocumented and public about their status.
At Maharlika in Manhattan’s East Village the menu includes dishes such as Eggs Imelda and Eggs Benigno, intended to provoke conversations about Filipino history and culture.
Cristina DC Pastor interviews Lorial Crowder, co-founder of the Filipino Adoptees Network, who was adopted at the age of five.
Performance artist and activist Kilusan Bautista has a personal brand of hip hop theater. His latest work, ‘Universal Filipino,’ is a solo theatrical piece debuting in New York this weekend. Jocelyn Gonzales sat down with Bautista to find out more about his background and art in an interview for TheFilAm.
Twenty one Filipino Americans died in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Reporter Cristina DC Pastor looks back at their lives in TheFilAm, an online magazine for Filipino Americans living in New York.
The intrepid director of ‘Lone Star,’ ‘The Secret of Roan Inish’ and ‘The Brother From Another Planet’ is tackling a little-known episode in American history, the Philippine-American War and subsequent colonization.