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More and more noncriminal immigrants — or those who have committed misdemeanors — are being swept into the wide net of Secure Communities, a federal program launched in 2008 with the stated goal of identifying and deporting illegal immigrants “convicted of serious crimes.”

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Filipino artist Gerry Alanguilan is nominated for his comic book “Elmer” in the 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award to be given out in July.

 

MANILA — The Filipino creator of “Lastik-Man,” a local comic character played in movies by Vic Sotto, has been nominated in the international comic book industry’s version of the Oscars, GMANews.TV reported Monday.

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In 1984, the sophomore batch of Maryknoll College jumped into the 80s clubhouse party craze and gave the party people a blast in “State of the Nation” — an  apt  title borrowed from the quintessential new wave song by the Industry.

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

 

WASHINGTON — In a town where symbols mean a lot, the Philippine flag flew at the Hay Adams Hotel just across the White House last Tuesday, a home away from home for kings and presidents, and for today, people’s champ Manny Pacquiao.

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Filipino-American lawyer Arnedo S. Valera has recently been appointed United Nations Representative for Migration and Human Rights by the Foundation for the Support of the U.N. (FSUN) in New York.

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