Category Archives: Immigration

Honoring Filipino Amerasians, America’s Forgotten Children on Memorial Day


Honoring Filipino Amerasians, America’s Forgotten Children on Memorial Day https://wp.me/pDnD0-4eh Continue reading

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Covid-19 Take Heavy Toll on Filipino Health Care Workers


Covid-19 take a heavy toll among Filipino health care workers https://bit.ly/35PEWDK Continue reading

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Forgotten history Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Will history repeat itself?


The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 is an almost forgotten piece of US legislation but it forms the basis of the US ambivalence towards immigration. It excluded the Chinese but later on also excluded Filipinos and Asian immigrants altogether. With President Trump’s increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric, will history repeat itself? Continue reading

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2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation


2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation. The foundation is proud to be supporting Jeselle’s leadership development and growth in supporting diaspora philanthropy in the US and in the Philippines. Continue reading

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Philippines and ASEAN Countries Getting Ready to Promote Massive Migration of Skilled Immigrants


The Philippines and ASEAN countries are getting ready to promote massive migration of skilled immigrants, potentially affecting 15 million ASEAN workers. On the other hand, the US has a more inward looking stance, building walls, enacting travel bans and putting America first. Continue reading

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What Is the Cost of Brain Waste for Highly Skilled Immigrants in the U.S.?


Filipina nurses working as caregivers and just earning minimum wage? It’s true. Underutilized immigrant workers impose significant costs on immigrant families, government, and the broader U.S. economy. Estimates of this skill under-utilization, also known as brain waste runs to the billions of dollars in forgone earnings and resulting unrealized tax payments for federal, state, and local governments. Continue reading

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Is it a Trend? Filipino Americans in their 20s, 30s going back for good


Josh Dorado, founder of Kaya Ko Collaborative returns back to the Philippines for good. Is he part of a growing trend for Filipino Americans in their 20s, 30s going back for good? Continue reading

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