MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – As President Donald Trump was delivering his first State of the Union Address in Washington, D.C., an scary conditions was maturation in Manila.
The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines was scarcely quiet, nay, blank of the common prolonged queues of Filipinos seeking to get a transport or immigrant visa to the land of the free, home of the brave.
An review by The Adobo Chronicles revealed that Filipinos stayed divided from the embassy in criticism of Trump’s due immigration policy that would repudiate U.S. adults the event to petition their Filipino relatives, other than spouses and teenager children.
Many of those who boycotted the embassy were brothers, sisters, parents, and adult children of Filipinos now vital in America as naturalized citizens. These family members have prolonged been watchful to have their petitions processed. Some have been watchful given 1994. Now the American Dream is all but — well, a dream.
Staff of the embassy have also told The Adobo Chronicles that they worry about losing their jobs. “If there are no petitions and visas to process, what is there left for us to do,” they said.
Sources close to the U.S. State Department indicated that plans are now being prepared to modify the U.S. Embassy in Manila to a thesis park, like a mini Disneyland or Universal Studios, should Trump’s immigration devise goes into effect.