American Filipinos - updates

Rappler's latest stories on American Filipinos


Asians will be largest U.S. immigrant group by 2055 – Pew

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The US Asian population grew from 11 9 million in 2000 to 20 4 million in 2015

Call to Filipinos: Stay vigilant, protest xenophobia in U.S.

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:10 PM

The Trump administration s actions not only imperil Filipinos and other immigrants in the US but threaten to plunge the Philippines and its neighbors into war

Protesters at Washington Dulles International Airport. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

[Balikbayan Voices] Not the America I thought I knew

Nov 09, 2016 - 3:35 PM

On November 28 I will return to the country of my birth for the first time in over two years As a Filipino American who has been living in a country Trump called a terrorist nation and who frequently gets mistaken for an Arab I would be lying if I told you I wasn t nervous

The author (middle) with college friends in the US.

The hate, the love, the Fil-Am, and the Digong supporter

Oct 30, 2016 - 8:30 PM

It is not solely on foreign policy that American Filipinos and Duterte supporters can find solace in each other

The anguish of the Fil-Am in the age of Digong Duterte

Oct 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The Pinoy migrant carries this fidelity to the United States across the Pacific and displays this with pride once the green card becomes a passport

1st in the US: California high school curriculum to include WWII in PH

Aug 15, 2016 - 7:30 PM

No secondary school curriculum framework in the other 49 states covers the subject which is of personal interest to descendants of Filipino WWII veterans in the United States

FilAm NGO angry, sad over Supreme Court tie

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Oakland based Filipino Advocates for Justice vows to fight harder for immigrants

US elections 2016: Meet Fil-Am Republican Matthew Alonsozana

Aug 17, 2015 - 9:45 PM

I always felt that because I am Filipino this gives me the ability to really interact and empathize with a lot of different types of people

Filipino nurses in high demand in US health facilities

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:09 PM

Filipino nurses according to a 2008 New York Times article are “highly prized” in New York’s area city hospitals

Balut controversy: A clash of cultures? Netizens react

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:56 PM

While some people in western countries may find the food inhumane or even disgusting balut is an important fabric in the cuisine of several Asian cultures

Native son: Philippines is in the heart

Feb 21, 2015 - 11:00 PM

As the child of Christian missionaries in the Philippines my parents regularly reminded me that I was American and we were from the states

Filipino 'Uberpreneur' makes $250,000 a year

Feb 18, 2015 - 10:02 PM

Gavin Escolar of San Francisco USA has turned his Uber car into a showroom for jewellery that he designs

4 common micro-aggressions against Asian Americans

Apr 10, 2014 - 12:34 PM

Micro aggression: Everyday insults indignities and demeaning messages sent to people of color by well intentioned people who are unaware of the hidden messages being sent to them

Sam Milby feels good about Anne and Jessy

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:17 PM

Actor happy with love life of ex turned friend and inspired by Maria Mercedes star

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL. And simple, as Sam prefers it. Photo from his Facebook

Survey reveals rise of Filipino Americans

Jun 20, 2012 - 2:25 PM

The Rise of Asian Americans report released by the Pew Research Center highlights population trends education income and values of Asian Americans

Distribution of Filipino Americans in the United States' 48 contiguous states. Image courtesy of the Pew Research Center, data from the US Census Bureau.