The Immigrant Experience
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SAN FRANCISCO – If immigration agents show up at a worksite, employers don’t have to let them in.
That is one of the key messages immigrant rights advocates are sending out as a new bill that would increase protections for workers makes its way through committees in the California legislature.
Employers across the country already have certain rights, said Grisel Ruiz, staff attorney of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC). “If an employer has ICE agents coming to their workplace, so long as the workplace is private property, they should also keep ICE agents out…unless they have an ICE warrant,” she said.Details
Although only 17 percent of Asian American students report being bullied at school—the lowest number for any racial group—more bullied Asian Americans (11.1 percent) report being targeted for their race than Whites (2.8 percent), African Americans (7.1 percent) or Latinos (6.2 percent), according to the American Psychological Association.Details
The Asian Business Association invites all BUSINESS OWNERS to attend a series of cutting edge round table sessions that are geared to help your business reach that elusive “next level”.Details
If you plan on being absent from the United States for longer than a year, it is advisable to first apply for a reentry permit on Form I-131. Obtaining a reentry permit prior to leaving the United States allows a permanent or conditional permanent resident to apply for admission into the United States during the permit’s validity without the need to obtain a returning resident visa from a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad.Details
Los Angeles-LA Style Magazine held the first of a series of The Muse Lifestyle Brunch. This elegant affair took place on Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 1:00PM-5:00PM.
The organizers couldn’t have picked a better venue than the Downtown Los Angeles Mercedes-Benz Dealership to host The Muse Lifestyle Brunch. A Mercedes-Benz car exudes luxury and sophistication. Stop by if you are in the area, 1801 South Figueroa Street, 90015.
NEW NINTH DISTRICT WINS AGAIN! Community Swearing-in of Los Angeles Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr.
The 9th District of Los Angeles was blessed with another term of leadership for massive community growth by the re-election of Curren Price Jr. who has achieved the unimaginable milestone in economic development and community engagement in the district. On July 8th, 2017 Councilman Price saw the swearing in of this community champion and immigrant advocate.Details
The 2nd Annual Latin Salsa Festival was held once again at Pershing Square, with a Tropical heatwave encompassing the park. The event producers kept expressing the importance of staying hydrated, they even offered free cups of ice water as the temperature kept increasing.Details
Los Angeles-Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Southwest Neighborhood Council and Empowerment Congress Southwest Area presented the St. Andrews Jazz Festival at the St. Andrews Recreation Center.
This popular summer time festival was held on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017, during an extended 4th of July weekend for some people. This is the Second jazz festival under the wonderful leadership of Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, 8th District.
Hungarian Cosmetic Industry Mogul, Ida Gál-Csiszár, Celebrates Make-up Launch & Announces New Book Penned by Hollywood Film Director
In June 2017, Gállány Cosmetics celebrated their launch with make-up artist, Billy B., at The London West Hollywood. In a vibrant collaboration between two icons – industry legend Ida Gál-Csiszár, the master chemist and Billy B., the celebrity makeup artist who has created some of the most memorable looks for the biggest stars – Gállány Cosmetics and Billy B. have teamed to launch an Essentials Face & Eye Palette.Details
The months of speculation and fierce litigation of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on a travel ban affecting 6 countries and refugees finally culminated in the US Supreme Court ruling that parts of the order could be implemented. Even though a partial victory for the Trump administration there are crucial elements to know about how the revised version of this ban affects individuals from these regions and refugees from any country.Details