It's a generalization,something all people in the world will have to live with. Not all Muslims are bad, but they still get stereotyped because of some Muslims believe in terrorism. Not all African Americans live in the ghetto and have a mean streak, but they are still perceived that way. it's diversity, one we should all learn to live with. In the case of Filipinos, we are still a 3rd world country, majority are way below the poverty line, it's a reality that we must accept. If you've made good, congratulations, and work on proving that Filipinos can do well in the world, given a great opportunity. I've lived through people calling me chinese (just because the Philippines is in Asia, and everyone in Asia is supposedly Chinese), people thinking that most Filipinos live in huts in the jungle, and Filipinos are good for sending abroad for work. I'm a doctor here in the US, and the first thing newly introduced people ask me is "So you decided to pursue nursing to get here, huh?" Being stereotyped doesn't mean we have to fit that stereotype. It just gives us a reason to work hard and show the world who we can possibly be.