Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Philippine Elections: Reflections from Afar



Image from comelec.gov.ph
She writes…

Observing the Philippine elections outside the country for the first time was just as engaging as being on the ground. Since my last election assignment was in Maguindanao, the 7,000-mile distance made it safer (no flying bullets, no detonating bombs, no supporters on a rampage) but the bickering and propaganda was just as loud that I needed periods of disconnection from Facebook.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Basic Essentials to Survive in the US as an Immigrant Spouse


We write…

If your petition was successful and you have safely arrived in the United States, your immigrant journey has only just commenced.

The petition process and waiting for its approval is a remarkable rite of passage on its own. But once you arrive in the US and start living life with your spouse, there’s more paperwork that would allow you to live with ease in your new city.