Pilipino Workers' Center - Workers’ center provides lifeline for undocumented Filipinos

Malou Villacisneros postponed her weekend social plan this Friday evening to come to the Pilipino Workers’ Center, housed at the newly dedicated Larry Itliong Village at the heart of Historic Filipino Town. She joined some 60 community folks gathered at the PWC on an unusually cold Southern Cali evening sending texts and voice mail messages to John Kerry, Secretary of State Department and other political offices to support the passage of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the Philippines.

Composed of 600 worker members mostly domestic and care givers from California, PWC has taken an active role in the TPS campaign nationally because it recognizes that the undocumented immigrants have often been exploited in the work places.

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