Allyson Escobar

Allyson Escobar

passionately pursuing purpose.

Freelance journalist, writer, digital producer and blogger for both print and digital media. I fancy a cup of coffee, current events, pop culture, and telling stories that encourage and inspire.

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National survey shows Filipino Americans lean left this election, favor Clinton (Inquirer.net)

Filipino American voters are leaning left this election, with more than half favoring Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump, according to a new survey. The National Asian American Survey (NAAS) released Oct. 5 also shows 41% of Filipino Americans identifying as Democrats.

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Fil-Am author breaks the rules in book 'Latinos of Asia'

For author and professor Anthony Ocampo, 34, the color of his skin has always mattered.

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Undocumented California youth can get health care, but many don't know it

LOS ANGELES — With California’s Assembly Bill 60 in full effect, thousands of undocumented applicants are lining up at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to get driver’s licenses. However, many immigrant communities are facing confusion, lack of understanding and inconsistencies with the new program.

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Undocumented drivers told to seek advice in applying for California license

With California’s Assembly Bill 60 in full effect, thousands of undocumented applicants are lining up at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to get driver’s licenses. However, many immigrant communities are facing confusion, lack of understanding and inconsistencies with the new program.

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LA officials vote to aid immigrants despite injunction vs. Obama exec order

LOS ANGELES – The County Board of Supervisors voted this week, to help eligible immigrants apply for President Barack Obama’s contested executive deferred action program, even as the fate of the President’s signature immigration initiative remains unclear.