Eddie Huang: Americans Have Trouble Seeing The Immigration Issue Objectively

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.

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USCIS Updates Policy Guidance for Certain Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny

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.

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San Francisco Frozen Film Festival to celebrate 12th Anniversary with film collections, artists and local musicians July 18 - 22

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.

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What U.S. immigration policy has to do with wages and labor shortages

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.

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“Playing With Fire” Pyrotechnician/Special FX Artist Yulia Shibinskaya

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.

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