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This article examines how second-generation Filipinos understand their pan-ethnic identity, given their historical connection with both Asians and Latinos, two of the largest pan-ethnic groups in the USA. While previous studies show pan-ethnicity to be a function of shared political interests or class status, I argue that the cultural residuals of historical colonialism in the Philippines, by both Spain and the USA, shape how Filipinos negotiate pan-ethnic boundaries with Asians and Latinos, albeit in different ways.