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Filipino Wwii Veterans

Filipino American History Month At The White House: Celebrating Progress For Our Veterans

Ben de Guzman | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

On Monday, October 24, the White House hosted an event to celebrate Filipino American History Month for only the second time in its history. Sponsored...

Philippine Independence Day: Remember, Reunite, and Recognize Our Veterans

Ben de Guzman | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

In the United States, the Filipino American community celebrates Philippine Indpendence Day with all the flourish of an immigrant community proud of i...

Filipino WWII Veterans Immigration and Recognition: Connected Movements

Ben de Guzman | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

On Monday May 9, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the long awaited policy to allow eligible Filipino WWII veterans to be reunited with their families through a parole process.

The Simple Dignity of Recognition: Filipino Word War II Veterans and the Congressional Gold Medal

Ben de Guzman | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

This time of the year in February is laden with historical meaning for those of us who work with Filipino WWII veterans. This February 17th marks the ...

Vets Surrender Uniforms Medals In Protest

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

A group of Filipino World War II veterans put on an emotional display this week, turning over their uniforms and service medals in symbolic protest ov...