An estimated 10,000 Filipinos may be affected by the United States’ new immigration policy, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.
The agency said it will assist the 10,000 Filipinos who may end up deported as a result of Washington’s decision to rescind a program that allowed undocumented immigrant children to stay legally in the US.
The Economic team of the Philippine Embassy, led by Economic Minister Jose Victor Chan-Gonzaga (4th from left) with Chef Cho Ortega (3rd from left) of Lumpia, Pansit atbp restaurant, at the Citi Open tailgate held at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, Washington, D.C. on 03 August 2017.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, a traditional Filipino dish of grilled chopped meat served in a sizzling plate, combined with Philippine local beer was the Philippine Embassy’s appealing pair at the Citi Open’s tailgate event held at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center on 03 August 2017.
OVERSEAS VOTING REGISTRATION CENTER NOW OPEN AT CFO-MANILA FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL ELECTIONS
A US-bound Filipino emigrant registering at CFO-Overseas Voting Center
February 14, 2017 – Good news for emigrants, OFWs, and vacationing migrants – you may now register as overseas voter at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas – Manila.
As part of the government's extensive campaign to encourage overseas Filipinos to register and vote for the upcoming 2019 midterm national elections and in accordance with R.A. No. 10590 (Overseas Voting Act of 2013), the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and CFO formally open the Overseas Voters Registration Center at CFO Manila on February 6, 2017. The Center is open during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am–5pm) until September 30, 2018, which is the last day of registration.