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Immigration benefits for same sex partners

By Attys. Robert Reeves and Jeff Khurgel In a monumental executive decision, President Obama has instructed the U.S. Justice Department to no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriages. This major...

Federal litigation to force the USCIS to take action on your case!

By Atty. Daniel Hanlon The processing times for some applications pending at the US Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) are longer than ever before. The USCIS holds a monopoly over all immigrants applying for green cards, citizenship and other...

Reopening a Removal Order

By Atty. Allison Aquino The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made it very clear that it considers the apprehension and removal of undocumented immigrants from the United States as a top agency priority. The DHS has not only increased […]

Fil-Am candidate Pulido appeals for your vote

By Dan E. Nino Once again, we go to the polls this Tuesday, March 8 – Election Day, this time to elect our city council members. There are two Filipino American candidates in Los Angeles County running for public office. They […]

Orient Gourmet’s delicious ready-to-eat Filipino dishes

LOS ANGELES – Customers have been enthusiastic over Orient Gourmet’s new line of frozen Filipino Ready to Eat (RTE) dishes. “They taste homemade,” says Seafood City customer, Manuel Avila, “and it’s so convenient to stock them in my...

Lakers beat NBA-best Spurs for 7th straight win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Kobe Bryant agreed it might have been the Lakers’ best game so far. It technically wasn’t the worst for the San Antonio Spurs , though it often looked that way. The Lakers may not catch the […]

Enchong Dee says he’s dating a celebrity

MANILA, Mar 4 (Mabuhay) – Actor Enchong Dee is in love. During the launching of his latest endorsement, “Jollibee Float,” on Thursday, Dee revealed that he is dating a girl from show business for a few months now. “Nagpo-float ang […]

Get help getting healthy

If you’ve long feared you’ve a slim chance of losing weight and staying fit, a few hints from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may help: Make a commitment. Many people find it helpful to sign a written […]

From Bataan Death March to the Academy Awards

SO LA By Jannelle So This past week has been crazy, hectic and proud for kababayans. There’s news of Pinoy Clint Gamboa and Pinay Thia Megia making it to “American Idol” Top 24; followed by Clint being booted out of […]

Philippines names new military chief

MANILA, March 6, 2011 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino named a new armed forces chief on Sunday and urged him to continue with reforms to end entrenched corruption in the force. Aquino named Lieutenant General Eduardo Oban to the […]