All that glitters is not gold
So don’t believe what you’ve been told
— Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Last Tuesday as I was leaving court, I reached for my phone to find that it was blowing up (as the kids say these days). Apparently, there was an internet article that stated that the Philippines had been added to the list of “visa waiver” countries and that Filipinos no longer needed to go to the U.S. Embassy prior to visiting the United States. It was everywhere: my voicemails, my text messages, my Facebook feed. Even my mom called to ask about it!