Category Archives: Immigration

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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Anthony Bourdain: Unfinished business in the Philippines


Anthony Bourdain, famous American chef, author and host of CNN TV show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” returns to the Philippines with a personal mission. He wrote about authentic Filipino street food and at the same time looked into the kindness overseas Filipino workers have spread around the globe. He calls the Filipinos the most giving of all people on the planet. Continue reading

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I Cried After Hearing President Obama’s Speech for Compassion, Justice for Immigrants


Dale Asis was moved by emotion after hearing US President Obama spoke about immigration with compassion Continue reading

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Filipino Amerasians in Clark and Subic, Philippines Celebrate the Fourth of July


America’s Forgotten Children, Filipino Amerasians in Clark and Subic Philippines Celebrate the 4th of July http://wp.me/pDnD0-z5 Continue reading

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