A landmark bill awaiting New York Governor David Paterson’s signature would vacate the prostitution charges for victims of sex trafficking.
Voters in the Philippines will use automated machines for the first time in Monday’s elections. Filipino Americans are nervous the system will fail, and the elections will be marred by corruption and violence.
Undocumented Filipino nannies are highly sought after among wealthy Manhattan families, but they have no protection from abuse.
In NY, with a heavy concentration of Filipino nurses working in hospitals and nursing homes, 3 areas of concern weigh heavily: the recession, a shortage of visas, and a testing scandal.
While Filipino Americans generally support the census, undocumented Filipino immigrants worry about giving out personal information.
After a decades-long fight, Filipinos who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in World War II see their claim recognized by the American government thanks to the Obama administration’s stimulus package.
By Odette Keeley, New America Media news anchor and producer As Tropical Storm Ketsana’s –“Ondoy” in the Philippines– destruction made headlines all over the world on Monday, Sept. 28th, I could not reach my family in the Philippines. Power and phone…
This is an excerpt from a story on New America Media. Reproduced with permission. By New America Now TV. Anchor & Producer: Odette Keeley. Videographer & Master Editor: Mike Siv. Editor: Jeremiah Ysip. OAKLAND, Calif. — Many jazz artists and…