Magazine, Entertainment,Ricky Richardson Los Angeles- The 23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival was held on a hot weekend, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, 2018. The event was held on Central Avenue between King Boulevard to the north and Vernon Avenue to the South, from 11:00am-7pm, both days. Back in the day, Central Avenue…Details
HUNGER STRIKERS AND THEIR ATTORNEYS DENOUNCE ABUSIVE CONDITIONS AT ADELANTO DETENTION FACILITY, ANNOUNCE A CIVIL RIGHTS LAWSUIT
Eight asylum seekers who went on a hunger strike in June 2017 to protest deplorable conditions at the Adelanto Detention Facility, a private prison used to hold immigrants asking for asylum, today sued the prison, as well as local and federal government entities.Details
Virgelia Productions announces its pageant season for 2018 is now accepting applications for contestants for the 30th annual Miss Asia USA, Miss Teen Asia USA, Mrs. Asia USA and the 7th annual Miss Latina Global, Miss Teen Latina, Global, Mrs. Latina Global and Miss Europe Global Cultural Pageants.Details
Eddie Huang is ready to dismantle the harmful stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding immigrants.
In a recent interview with a National Public Radio station, the restaurateur and author talked about his upcoming unscripted TV show “Cash Only,” which looks at the culture and identity behind immigrant kitchens. Huang said the project’s impetus stems from his desire to change minds about the immigrant experience ― especially during a time when harmful rhetoric on that helps influence the zeitgeist.Details
WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum (PDF, 113 KB) (PM) that provides guidance to USCIS adjudicators regarding their discretion to deny an application, petition, or request without first issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) when required initial evidence was not submitted or the evidence of record fails to establish eligibility.Details
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival to celebrate 12th Anniversary with film collections, artists and local musicians July 18 – 22
Five day event premieres local Bay Area filmmakers alongside international award winners showcased in compelling collections of animation, dramatic, short films, experimental, surf/skate, environmental, and documentary.
For the twelfth consecutive year, the nonprofit San Francisco Frozen Film Festival is bringing the Best of 2018 films to the Bay Area! The five day festival is sure to make waves as many accomplished filmmakers enchant viewers with their creative masterpieces.Details
What U.S. immigration policy has to do with wages and labor shortages
think that the idea that if we don’t get immigrants in then this will push wages up is not really supported by the recent experience in the labor market in the U.S. There is a problem of wage growth, especially for low-skilled workers in the sense that wages have not grown very much in the last two decades. But the reason for that, economists argue, are more [about] the changing nature of jobs — mechanization, computerization [and] offshoring, rather than the local force of demand and supply.
Russian born pyrotechnician/Special FX Artist Yulia Shibinskaya literally “plays with fire” behind the scenes to create some of the most exciting and dramatic effects we see at live shows, and on TV and movie screens. She has worked on some of today’s top-rated TV shows, including Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, Bold and Beautiful, Survivor, The Late Late Show, and others.Details
Tighter immigration policies are becoming a new hurdle in the global race for talent.
Janette Marx, who runs a global workforce solutions company with a hub in Houston, spoke with the Houston Chronicle about global trends in hiring.Details