VALLEJO (Bay Area, Calif.) -- -Many Solano County FilAms were touched by the plight of the victims from Typhoon Haiyan and got involved in one way or another with the various fundraising efforts that have been taking place.
A fundraiser held on Nov. 30 at Georgia Street in downtown Vallejo helped raise over two thousand dollars according to Jennifer Delmendo Miguel, organizer of the Hope for Haiyan event.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is poised to use executive powers to revamp immigration laws before the end of the year, including suspending deportations and expanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), according to reports.
The measures intended to fix what the President called a "broken" immigration system are part of a 10-part plan for overhauling immigration policy via executive action, Fox News said Wednesday in an exclusive report.
The report said Obama was briefed by Homeland Security officials before leaving on his Asia-Pacific trip last week and that the White House could go ahead with the changes before Thanksgiving and before the year ends.
MANILA -- Filipino soldiers returned to the Philippines on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from peacekeeping duties in Ebola-hit Liberia and were bused to Sangley Point to board a vessel that brought them to Caballo island – ‘a paradise,’ according to authorities -- for the mandatory 21-day quarantine.
OAKLAND (Bay Area) -- “Stop Ebola Now!” was the chant that reverberated in this city Wednesday, Nov. 12, as some 3,000 red shirt-clad members of the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) marched to the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building and staged a rally to raise people’s awareness of the deadly threat posed by the Ebola virus.