For Omar the mission is simple, put a check on the rhetoric of fear and division in the immigrant community. On the heels of her landslide victory in Minnesota’s 5th district with 78 percent of the vote, the Somali-American who ran as a Democrat in the 2018 midterm elections, resolved that she would propel an agenda of moving the country in a more hopeful, inclusive and prosperous direction.Details
LOS ANGELES —For many immigrants, U.S. midterm elections traditionally draw minimal interest. But this election cycle, the reaction is different as a Democratic victory for control of the House or Senate or both would have huge repercussions for immigrant communities.Details
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK LATINOS (ISBL) PRESENTS ITS GALA, “Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.”
“Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.” This very special Philanthropic Event “1943 Afro-Cuban Jazz Invades New York” will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (dancing to follow) on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Candela La Brea, 831 South La Brea Ave. (8th Street & La Brea) Los Angeles California, 90036.Details
It was Jan. 8, 2018, and 14-year-old Emily stood in the bathroom at DuVal High School in Prince George’s County, Md., waiting for a friend. A soft-spoken freshman, Emily often felt overwhelmed in DuVal’s crush of rowdy students. But she was eager to make the best of second semester. She looked forward to competing on her school’s CyberPatriot team, to watching the latest Marvel Studios releases with her mom, and to drinking outrageously flavored smoothies with her friends as they wandered the shops at Bowie Town Center.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
‘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
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
It’s that time again where we will witness the official crowning of Miss India America 2018. This year marks as the 26th anniversary for the beauty pageant. Founded in 1992, by Jinnder Chohaan, the pageant has grown to become an international phenomenon. Mr. & Miss India America 2018 is presented by South Asia Magazine, Wells Fargo and JINmodels.com. The Official TV Partner is JUS Hindi TV, a 24 hour channel on Dish Network.Details
“Had I stayed in South America, I think I would have encountered a lot of problems,” said the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and longtime judge of reality show “Project Runway.” “I was such a rebel and anti-establishment.”
Instead, Garcia left her hometown in the coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia, when she was 15 to join her sister in the United States.
“My education here, and being exposed to competitiveness early on, really challenged me the right way,” said Garcia of the Dana Hall School, the all girls school in Wellesley, Massachusetts she attended.