Monthly Archives: April 2020

Thank You Meals for frontline heroes continues through May 5. CHICAGO, IL: April 28, 2020 — In just a few days of the Thank You Meal program, McDonald’s restaurants have served nearly 4 million free meals, a value of more than $20 million, to the healthcare workers, paramedics, firefighters, police officers and other first responders keeping America safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. These frontline heroes have given us the privilege of serving them at McDon...

By Ben Lou Q: Dapat po bang mag file ng bankruptcy pag hindi na po manhandle ang pagbabayad sa utang? A: Hindi po necessarily bankruptcy or BK for short and sagot sa problema sa mga utang.  May mga qualifications po para kayo ay maka pagfile ng BK.  Hindi po como gusto na ninyong mawala ang problema sa utang ay BK na agad ang sagot. Unang una matagal pong sentencia para maapektuhan ang inyong credit pag nagfile kayo ng BK.  7-10 years ang katapat niyan.  Mahirap nama...

By Mark Hedin, Ethnic Media Services In June last year, the Supreme Court ended the Trump administration’s plan to ask all 2020 Census respondents about their citizenship status. But with the first month of census-taking almost complete, it’s clear that the court ruling hasn’t undone the damage caused by even proposing the question be added. Although the Census Bureau has not yet analyzed 2020’s ethnicity response rates, research two weeks in (https://tinyurl.com/CUN...

Story and photos by Jun Nucum Bayanihan worked wonders in Union City as a food drive. Initially launched for seniors, it evolved as a project to help other needy residents of the city. Responding to the call for cooperation and assistance, residents and friends of the city made sure they were counted to take care of much of the dietary needs of seniors and others during the COVID-19 pandemic. The free meal, fresh produce, and other needed supplies project for the les...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano President Trump issued an executive order banning Immigration for sixty days last week.  The details are as follows: The order bars foreign nationals from being able to obtain immigrant visas at a US Embassy or Consulate abroad if They are outside the US on April 23, 2020; They do not have an immigrant visa that is valid on April 23, 2020; and They do not have an official travel document other than a visa (such as a transportatio...

By Atty Johnson Lazaro Divorce, child custody and support, spouse support or alimony, community property division, prenuptial agreements are all under the umbrella of Family Law.  This is an area of the law that presents the whole spectrum of human emotions.   Under family law we see denial, anger, bargaining, depression, frustration and acceptance.   However due to the volatility of human relationship,  family law becomes  an integral part of our justice system.  What fol...

By Perry Diaz When California and some other states declare stay-at-home orders in mid-March, the people who were scared to death of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19) welcomed it.  Images of hundreds of body bags put on refrigerated trailers are something that Americans are not used to seeing.  And as the casualty climbed exponentially within a two-week period in March, majority of Americans chose to comply with the stay-at-home orders and religiously stayed home pray...

By Elpidio R. Estioko Fellow readers and supporters for a novel cause, at this time of the corona pandemic wrecking havoc to our lives, there is an urgent need to fully support the front liners (nurses, health personnel) who are at the helm of winning the war against COVID-19 and other health issues! They are risking their lives to protect the sick and the whole community and yet they are “not being supported fully” and…  the worst thing is there’s a planned move by the...

By Greg B. Macabenta How long will the coronavirus pandemic continue to scourge the world? We can only guess, based on empirical experience. Did God say how long the world would remain flooded and when Noah and the occupants of the ark could step out of it? Noah had to figure that out for himself. So must government and health authorities think of a way to cope with COVID-19 and return the world to normalcy. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus...

By William Casis At least three senators on April 27 showed their support of the proposal to allow the return to work those from the agriculture, construction and manufacturing sectors to curb massive hunger, social unrest and criminality that could be triggered by prolonged enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon and other parts of the country.  Senate Agriculture committee chairperson Cynthia Villar, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senate President Pro Tem...