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Articles by Joseph Pimentel

Republicans Continue Asian American Outreach

Republican National Committee Co-Chair Sharon Day met with Asian and Pacific Americans earlier this month, continuing the GOPs strategy to strengthen their ties in the Asian American community.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Filipina Labor Trafficking Survivor Testifies at Congress Hearing

A Filipina labor trafficking survivor testified at a Congressional hearing on Tuesday, detailing how she was brought to the country and forced to work at an elderly care home.
categories BusinessJusticePublic Safety

GoPs Reach Out to Asian American Community

California Republican leaders earlier this month vowed to expand its party and place a concerted effort to reach out to the Asian American community, the fastest growing ethnic group in the U.S.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am History to Be Taught Statewide

California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation that would incorporate the inclusion of Filipino American history in textbooks statewide.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Filipinos ‘Race for the Cure’

Ramon San Pedro wiped tears from his eyes as a parade of breast cancer survivors carried smiles and held up pink roses through a crowd of people last Sunday at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event on Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
categories HealthRace/Ethnic RelationsSports

Fil-Am Groups Squabble Over Filvet Issues

Filipino-American World War II organizations are squabbling with one another over the direction of the denied claims of Filipino World War II Veterans (Filvets).
category Politics

CA Domestic Workers Bill Passes Legislature

Supporters of a bill requiring domestic workers to receive overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections are hopeful that it may finally come into fruition later this year.
categories BusinessPolitics

Pacquiao Plans to Sell LA Home

Agent dispels bankruptcy rumors.
category Sports

Asian American Group Calls For Immigration Relief For Undocumented

An Asian American organization is asking for President Barack Obama to step up and lead the nation in fixing the broken immigration system.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Gay Pinoy Spared From Deportation

A gay Filipino man won a reprieve from deportation after a US federal appeals court reversed an immigration judge’s decision to deport him.
categories ImmigrationJustice
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