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Filipinos fret as a key lifeline comes under threat

Tougher immigration rules could squeeze remittances from the US

MANILA When Maria's father realized last year that Donald Trump was going to be the next U.S. president, he knew the time had come to pull the trigger.

"He had always thought of resorting to a fixed marriage. But [the rise of] Trump pushed him to finally go for it," the 27-year-old accounting clerk, who lives about 80km north of Manila, told Nikkei Asian Review.

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