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SC sacks for immorality judge in Duterte's narcolist

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:44 AM

To pave the way for its investigation, the SC rejects an attempt by Judge Exequil Dagala to resign in 2016

SACKED. The Supreme Court (SC) sacks a trial court judge over immorality and gross misconduct charges. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Surigao del Norte vice mayor punches, chokes newspaper editor

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:55 PM

Dapa Mayor Francisco Matugas Gonzales attacks Edito Mapayo, editor-in-chief of 'Diaryo Balita,' for an unfavorable article published 2 years ago in another paper

Trump ends policy protecting undocumented immigrant families

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:03 PM

UPDATED Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly does not say whether the government has plans to replace DAPA or the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents

DAPA. The Department of Homeland Security says it is rescinding the 2014 policy known as DAPA or Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. Trump file photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP. Protesters file photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP.

Asian community rattled by Trump immigration policies

Mar 30, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Of the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States 1 5 million are from Asia majority from China India the Philippines and South Korea

ASIAN IN AMERICA. A member of the local Asian community walks on the streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles, California on March 29, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

FilAm NGO angry, sad over Supreme Court tie

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Oakland based Filipino Advocates for Justice vows to fight harder for immigrants

US Supreme Court split on high-stakes immigration debate

Apr 19, 2016 - 7:50 AM

If the 8 justices deadlock in their ruling due by late June it will keep intact a lower court block on the plan dealing a bruising defeat to Obama during his last year in office and pushing the issue to the next president

Immigration supporters hold up pictures of people affected by DAPA an DACA at a rally outside the Supreme Court as Justices hear oral arguments in the case of United States v. Texas, which will consider a legal challenge to the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program and the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, in Washington, DC, USA, April 18, 2016. Michael Reynolds/EPA

Republican-led House blocks Obama immigration plan

Dec 05, 2014 - 7:51 AM

It is unlikely to reach the floor of the Senate where Obama s Democrats remain in control through the end of the year

Border Patrol officers guard the US Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, California on July 3, 2014. Frederick J. Brown/AFP

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