Due to a technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 has been closed. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count as a duplicate entry.Details
A group of 39 US Senators on Tuesday urged interim Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Elaine Duke not to use the personal data of undocumented youths known as “Dreamers” to deport them.Details
On 11:11, classical crossover tenor Mario Frangoulis will awaken the musical senses of fans in Los Angeles with a special concert at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, titled simply “An Evening With Mario Frangoulis.”
Frangoulis, who has sold over one million records worldwide, will present a varied repertoire of music highlighting his exceptional range and expression. Diverse and enchanting, Frangoulis hopes to invite listeners on a musical journey that fuses classical and contemporary sound inspiring all ages.Details
CHICAGO — A coalition of Illinois-based advocacy groups is urging immigrants to apply to become American citizens now that the state legislature has restored funding for needed services. The effort is part of the New Americans Campaign, a national campaign now in its sixth year.
The campaign has seen an uptick in citizenship applications over the last two years.Details
California Is Officially A Sanctuary State, Governor Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Legislation; SB 54 Law Goes Into Effect January 2018
A major step in the fight to protect undocumented immigrants living in the State of California was accomplished last month as Governor Jerry Brown recently made the bold move signing a bill that makes the state a sanctuary haven for its more than 2.3 million illegal immigrant residents.Details
The upcoming annual Miss Africa USA Pageant will in this spirit be lending its platform to a diverse array of women from the continent of Africa residing in the USA today who will engage in healthy competition, transformative entertainment and discussion. The biggest and the most publicized pageant in the African diaspora, it has teamed up with the number one calling card company ESDIAC Global App a company dedicated to facilitating international communication.Details
Multi-award-winning documentary film, Torn from the Flag, about the Cold War, Communism, and the international effects of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution gets online release
Director, Klaudia Kovacs, in collaboration with the late Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, and legendary cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, ASC, has made a dynamic, American-Hungarian film about the fall of communism worldwide in relation to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.Details
Magazine, Entertainment,Ricky Richardson Los Angeles-A crowd estimated at around 300,000 assembled up and down Crenshaw Blvd. (The Shaw), for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul Family Music Family, Saturday, October 21, 2017. With respect to the Doobie Brothers, “Taking it to the Streets,” Taste of Soul took place on Crenshaw Blvd. Between Stocker Blvd…Details
Xenophobia On the Mind: Bridging the Gap Between African-American Perceptions and Immigrant Experiences
During this time of political unrest and wavering visions of hope for the U.S. immigrant population at large, an act of community fellowship in Los Angeles can go a long way in demonstrating the potency of harmony within its immigrant community. TSEHAI Publisher’s newest imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press (HTP), accomplished this on Saturday, Oct. 14, during its inaugural publication of the poetry anthology Voices from Leimert Park Redux, hosted at the Vision Theatre in Leimert Park.Details
Los Angeles- Several hundred people gathering in Leimert Park Village in front of the iconic Vision Theater, Saturday, October 14, 2017. The diverse crowd gathered on this beautiful day in Southern California to celebrate the first book launch from TSEHAI’s imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press: Voices from Leimert Park Redux: a Los Angeles Poetry Anthology.
This day also celebrated TSEHAI’s 20th Anniversary as well as it’s 10th Anniversary on the campus of Loyola Marymount University. The event also celebrated the advent of the Harriet Tubman Press.