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Articles by Mico Letargo

Samar-based ‘Banig’ Fashion Brand Looks for Rebuilding Support Via Kickstarter

A fashion brand that uses banig, or hand-woven sleeping mats, for its fashion accessories is looking for help in recovering and rebuilding their facilities, and the lives of the Filipino weavers, embroiders, and artisans that comprise their company.
categories Arts & CultureBusiness

Jose Antonio Vargas Applies for Deferred Action

As part of ‘1 of 11 Million’ campaign.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

DACA Grantee Chronicles Life of Undocumented Filipino Family in Short Film

For Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) grantee and immigrant rights advocate Seth Roquillo, using film as a medium of communication can play a key role in opening the eyes of Americans about what it really means to be undocumented.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationMediaPolitics

Reodica Fraud Trial Rescheduled for Nov.

The fraud trial against embattled car dealer Eminiano “Jun” Reodica, Jr., scheduled on Tuesday, August 19, has been moved again by the court to a later date on Nov. 4, 2014.
category Justice

Immigration Activists Hold Prayer Vigil in LA for Administrative Relief

Over a hundred activists, undocumented immigrants, and supporters held a prayer vigil on Wednesday, August 6 at McArthur Park in Downtown Los Angeles to call on President Barack Obama to extend administrative relief, particularly to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who are now facing deportation.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Filipina is New VP for California Wellness Foundation

A Filipina has recently been named to a key position in the California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness), a private, independent organization that seeks to improve the health of the people of California through grant-making efforts for health promotion, wellness education, and disease prevention.
category Health

Very Few Undocumented Pinoys Apply for DACA

According to the Philippine Embassy, only a few undocumented Filipinos have taken advantage of a federal government program that would let them stay and work in the US temporarily.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Team PH Wins Jr. & Sr. Championship Titles at WCOPA

The Philippines yet again won big at the world’s stage by snatching a grandslam win by taking home the top two awards at the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA).
category Arts & Culture

World-renowned UST Singers Return to Serenade California

University of Santo Tomas Singers are slated for a number of performances in California for the month of July and August.
category Arts & Culture

Filipino Groups Sign On for Petition for Admin Relief, TPS for PH

Filipino groups in Los Angeles recently signed on for a letter of petition asking the US government for administrative relief to address the country’s broken immigration system.
categories ImmigrationPolitics
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