Los Angeles, Ca, in honor of International Women’s Day, women diplomats alongside women government officials and NGO leaders celebrated the impact of women leaders in their communities.Details
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles Presents New Exhibition – St. Joseph’s Tables: Expressions of Devotion, Charity, and Abundance
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) recently unveiled a new temporary exhibition ‘St. Joseph’s Tables: Expressions of Devotion, Charity, and Abundance’ at a special pre-opening reception held on March 5, 2020. Joining IAMLA president Paul Pagnone and executive director Marianna Gatto on the evening were attorney Richard Barone, El Pueblo Monument General Manager Arturo Chavez, Fox 11’s Susan Hirasuna, attorney Gideon Kracov, Monsignor John Moretta and former El Pueblo Commission President Robert Vinson, and many other business leaders and community members.Details
President Ali Bongo of Gabon And Family Under Investigation by The U.S. Department of Justice. First Lady Inge Bongo Under Subpoena!
The Immigrant Magazine has learned of subpoenas to the Bongo family regarding a current investigation by the United States Attorney, Southern District of New York. Ali Ondimba Bongo became President of Gabon after the death of his father, Omar Bongo in 2009 after a 42year rule. Sources tell us that the current first lady Sylvia Bongo, wife of Ali Bongo is also under investigation due to her current influence in running the country as a result of her husband’s recently reported ailing health issues.Details
Every year on the 25th of February, Kuwait celebrates its National Day. A day that marks the ascension of one its heroes Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah’s to the throne in 1950 as well as his death in 1965.Details
So what’s the definition of a “Young Turk”? — a young person eager for radical change to the established order.
The Immigrant Magazine always likes to recognize new talent in the creative sphere and recently was introduced to two Turkish-born, young men, each of whom are carving their own niche in the ultra competitive, U.S. entertainment industry.
In December 2001, then-16-year-old Joseph Ngaruiya migrated from Nairobi, Kenya, to the eastern Massachusetts city of Lowell with his mother, Salome, to join his father, Stephen, who had arrived six months earlier.
He had never experienced cold of the magnitude of a New England winter nor seen snow with his own eyes.
Black comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin, Kim Whitley, Paul Mooney, Darryl, Dwayne Mooney, and pioneer black comedy promoter Michael Williams were recognized by Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Councilmember Curren Price, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, followed by a tour of the Stand UP Bridge Exhibit.Details
When you know somebody’s story, it should be impossible to see them as anything other than human. Yet when I see the United State’s policies separating immigrant families — families like mine — what seems like more incidents of race and culture-based violence daily, and the growing distrust of people from immigrant communities, it makes me wonder how some people fail to see the humanity of their neighbors. My family’s personal emigration story, my parent’s guidance and my high school history class have all taught me that there is nothing more important.Details
Nearly two million college-educated immigrants labor in jobs for which they are overqualified, or cannot find work at all.
The so-called “brain waste” phenomenon is costing California and other states billions of dollars per year in lost individual earnings and tax revenues, according to estimates by the Migration Policy Institute. The problem is worsening as, among immigrants continuing to arrive in the United States, there’s a greater proportion of college-educated individuals, experts warn.Details