Filipinos on immigration - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipinos on immigration


[OPINION] OFWs and immigrants as milking cows

May 11, 2020 - 2:37 PM

'The disabled Philippine economy largely depends upon OFW and immigrant remittances.... Thus, there’s no reason to treat these 'modern-day heroes' with insensitivity and overtaxation.

Alone, pregnant, in hiding

Jul 30, 2016 - 11:19 AM

How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant?

Au pairs walk back to the train after shopping at Loppemarked, a weekend flea market in Gentofte, a wealthy suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 2016. The women were buying secondhand clothing and gifts to send to their families back home, a common practice of overseas Filipino workers. The Philippines extends duty-free privileges to balikbayan boxes. (photo copyright Allison Shelley)

The Tandang Sora of Copenhagen

Jul 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Meet Pat and Pinay brother and sister who have become an integral part of the protection of Filipino au pairs in trouble

Overstaying Pinay in HK pleads guilty to dumping aborted baby

Jul 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Maribel David awaits sentencing by a Hong Kong district court on July 13

SPATIAL NETWORK. While interlinked footbridges connect buildings in Hong Kong Central, it is a place where OFWs reconnect with fellow Filipinos.

Jail 'inevitable' for parents of half Filipina teen who committed suicide

Sep 26, 2015 - 12:25 AM

Garcia 53 pleaded guilty to breaching her conditions of stay by overstaying her visa for more than 20 years Cousins 57 pleaded guilty to a charge of aiding and abetting Garcia’s violation of her visa conditions among other violations


President Hillary? Fil-Ams weigh in on her candidacy

Apr 13, 2015 - 12:57 PM

How are Filipino Americans reacting to Hillary Clinton s big announcement?

'AMERICA'S CHAMPION.' Hillary Clinton announces her 2016 presidential bid through a video posted on her website Screenshot from the campaign video

40K Filipinos now eligible for Obama's deportation shield – study

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:22 AM

An additional 30 000 undocumented Filipino immigrants in the United States are seen to benefit under US President Barack Obama s new immigration plan data from the Pew Research Center reveals

Vargas, undocumented immigrants launch new campaign

Aug 21, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Vargas and the other applicants are not qualified for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA

File picture taken on July 11, 2011 shows former Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Jose Antonio Vargas at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Questions on identity, belonging in 'Documented'

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

Despite the real life drama of Vargas story captured in Documented the film also tells the story of the plight of so many other undocumented immigrants

Fil-Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas detained in Texas

Jul 15, 2014 - 11:04 PM

2nd UPDATE Fil Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was in Texas visiting and writing a story about the unaccompanied minors being held at detention facilities near the Mexican border