Perhaps for the last time, the U.S. Diversity Green Card lottery program is opening up to applicants in October. If you are from a country that is underrepresented in the flow of immigrants to the United States, this may be your last time to apply and if you are lucky, immigrate to the United States.Details
According to Megan Rokosh, a global business communications expert with over 12 years’ of agency public relations, media and creative strategy experience, “Some people are paralyzed with fear at the very thought of taking an idea and communicating it, both in the workplace and in their everyday life. However, confidence can be significantly bolstered by heeding even a few simple strategies—some basic fundamentals and essentials—that can improve one’s poise and self-assurance…and results of the endeavor at hand.”Details
The 19th Annual Polish Film Festival Los Angeles will begin on the 17th of October and will be celebrating the greatest achievements of Polish filmmakers till October 25th.
The Festival will open with SQUADRON 303 (Dywizjon 303) by Denis Delic, starring Piotr Adamczyk, Maciej Zakoscielny, among others. This year the Gala Opening will take place on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.Details
From October 5th to October 7th, 2017, Los Angeles premiere of Indian fashion event, ‘LA India Fashion Week’ – is slated to occur with the primary goal of promoting Indian fashion in the area. This event will be at Holiday Inn Buena Park Resort and Convention Center, 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620.
This event is the only one of it’s kind and is open to the public. The event will feature designers and fashion vendors from India and the US and will showcase their designs via fashion shows. Clothing and accessories will be available for sale from 11 am to 6 pm in the Grand Ballroom.Details
Inglewood- Several hundred residents of Inglewood and surrounding communities celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a free cultural festival in Inglewood.
The weather Gods allowed for another beautiful day in the City of Champions. A welcomed tropical breeze and bright sun made for an idea environment.
This annual celebration took place, Saturday, September 15, 2018, on the grounds of Crozier Middle School.
‘IMPact’ is a show that reflects the diverse voices of America today, an informative talk show that explores issues relevant to the immigrant community in the USA. Our goal is to celebrate, analyze, critique, entertain, educate and empower the immigrant community with content that is relevant and important to the improvement and quality of their lives.Details
Magazine, The Immigrant Experience, NPR Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday Jose Antonio Vargas is an activist, journalist and filmmaker. In 2008, he was part of a Washington Post team that won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings. But the kind of recognition that would make most journalists proud worried Vargas.…Details
This past week, Sabrina Tavernise of the New York Times reported that the United States now has the its highest level of foreign-born residents (13.7 percent) since 1910, the peak of the last great wave of immigration when the percentage of foreign-born residents hit 15 percent. Immigrants from Asia comprise the largest group of foreign-born residents who have arrived in the United States in the 21st century.Details
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Somalia’s designation who want to maintain their status through the 18-month extension period ending on March 17, 2020, must re-register between Aug. 27, 2018, and Oct. 26, 2018.Details
In Trump’s State of the Union address, he proposed changing the family-immigration system that allows legal immigrants to sponsor family members for green cards, an act that some call “chain migration.” Alejandro Barahona/azcentral Wochit
First lady Melania Trump’s immigrant parents are now U.S. citizens.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who are originally from Slovenia, took the citizenship oath in August at a federal building in Manhattan.Details