Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Trump Administration to End Filipino WWII Veteran Family Reunification Program

The Trump administration moves to end a Filipino World War II Veterans Family Parole (Reunification) program that went into effect in 2016 and that was responsible for reuniting 300 families.

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Employers in HK Set Curfew for Maids

MANILA, Philippines — Amid the worsening civil unrest in Hong Kong, employers have imposed stricter curfews for household helpers, including Filipinos, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Senator Hirono Urges EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

WASHINGTON, DC--Senator Mazie K. Hirono and 13 U.S. Senate colleagues urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to reconsider the decision not to ban chlorpyrifos, a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children and known to cause serious harm to human health.

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