Queens Immigrant Resource Center Fights to Stay Open

Cristina Pastor reports on the challenges faced by the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center for The FilAm.

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Filipino American Writers Recall Love Affair With Typhoons at Recent Literary Fundraiser

Cristina Pastor reports on a recent event hosted by the Asian American Writers Workshop to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan relief.


Filipino Families Unaware of Affordable Care Act

Part 2 of a series by Cristina Pastor.

No discrimination based on pre-existing conditions is one of the provisions. (Photo: The FilAm)

Improving Access to Care for Children with Disabilities Under Obamacare

Part one of a two-part series on the Affordable Care Act and immigrant families.

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Chinatown – A Last Holdout for NYC Smokers

In parks, subway stations, even restaurants, cigarette smoking is still common among Chinese-speaking residents.


Photo Project Helps Latino Immigrants Bridge Generation Gap

A new exhibit features photos by Latino parents and their children.

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Judge Lorna Schofield: ‘I had no Filipino consciousness growing up’

Judge Lorna Schofield is the first Filipino American federal judge in U.S. history.


A Film for High School Students Tackles Misconceptions About Undocumented Immigrants

“Living Undocumented” tells the stories of six DREAMers who attended school in New York.

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At the Heart of Immigration Reform, a Law That Would Make Families Whole Again

Hundreds of thousands of immigrant rights supporters rallied before Capital Hill, Wednesday, in support of compassionate immigration reform.


Chinese Immigrants Time-Travel to Lower Manhattan Circa 1900

A program at New York’s Tenement Museum introduces recent immigrants to immigrant lives from the past.