Jersey City Filipinos Tackle President Obama’s Executive Order

Jersey City – The Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project (FIWOP) joined forces with the Saint Peter’s University’s Center for Undocumented Students and other community and immigrant rights organizations for a community forum on President Barack Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration. “We organized a forum on Pres. Obama’s recent Executive Order on Immigration because weContinue reading “Jersey City Filipinos Tackle President Obama’s Executive Order”

Primer on President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

1. What is Pres. Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration? Due to tremendous pressure from community and supporters of genuine immigration reform in the U.S., ) on November 20, 2014, Pres. Obama extended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and expanded it to cover undocumented parents of Legal Permanent Residents/”Green Card Holders” and Citizens calledContinue reading “Primer on President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration”

Filipino Immigrants & Workers Organizing Project hosts forum at St. Peter’s on President Obama’s Executive Order

By Jeannette Josue/Hudson County View President Obama extended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and expanded it to cover undocumented parents of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). The new executive order impacts the undocumented immigrants in a way which finally gives them access to life’sContinue reading “Filipino Immigrants & Workers Organizing Project hosts forum at St. Peter’s on President Obama’s Executive Order”

Sat. 12/6: Our First of the Immigration Update Series!

The Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project & the Center for Undocumented Students of Saint Peter’s University cordially invites you to Immigration Update: a community forum on the President Obama’s new Executive Order regarding the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Program (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents (DAP). This community forum aimsContinue reading “Sat. 12/6: Our First of the Immigration Update Series!”

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We seek to educate, organize and mobilize the low-income and working-class Filipino families in Northeast New Jersey. The Project works in partnership with a number of organizations and local agencies to address the urgent issues faced by the Filipino community. We hope to build our members’ capacity through education, research, advocacy, campaigning, networking, and communityContinue reading “About us”