Filipino Americans Sound Off on Trump’s Immigration Speech

By Christina Oriel, Asian Journal

Build a wall. Curb undocumented immigration. End sanctuary cities. Implement an extreme vetting process.

In his anticipated immigration speech in Phoenix, Ariz. on Wednesday night, August 31, these were some of the policies Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump …

A Day Without a Mexican in Oregon

By Alberto Moreno, PQ Monthly

Editor’s Note: Our Brilliant Media Team decided to reprint the following piece instead of our typical page 3. Since we first made our PQ readers aware of the ICE RAID that happened during the holiday season of …

Jose Antonio Vargas Seeks $1M For #EmergingUS

New America Media/, Anthony Advincula

NEW YORK, NY — Jose Antonio Vargas was in Florida last Friday. Three days later, he was on his way to Georgia, then on to Wyoming.

Vargas, the Filipino journalist who rose to prominence after he came …

Today We Naturalize, Tomorrow We Vote

New America Media, News Report, by Elena Shore / Video: Eming Piansay

SAN JOSE – Hoang Truong says becoming a U.S. citizen gave him “the key” to unlocking a better life.

“When we become a U.S. citizen,” he said, “we have the …

Opinion: Uniting to win for us all

Nicola Cowie (left) and her wife, Meg, have remained “happily together” through transition and legal limbo.
By Nicola Cowie

As an immigrant and transgender woman whose marriage is not recognized in this country, I often find myself in a legal limbo that …

New Reports Shed Light on the ‘UndocuQueer’


Undocumented gay journalist and activist, José Antonio Vargas.
By Elena Shore, New America Media

A report released March 8 by the Williams Institute at UCLA estimates that there are at least 267,000 self-identified LGBT undocumented immigrant adults living in the United States. The …