Meryl Streep Gives Voice To Immigrants! Takes Aim At President-elect, Donald Trump At Golden Globes

Known for her repertoire of great films and awards, Meryl Streep this evening took home another award alongside her honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, IMMIGRANT ADVOCATE and the importance of a free press! In case you missed it, here is her message to President-elect Donald Trump and the powers that be:

“Please sit down. Thank you. I love you all. You’ll have to forgive me. I’ve lost my voice in screaming and lamentation this weekend. And I have lost my mind sometime earlier this year, so I have to read.

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People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health care advocates.

“The winners and losers from repealing Obamacare will depend crucially on the details of whatever replacement plan materializes,” said Larry Levitt, senior vice president for special initiatives at the Kaiser Family Foundation during a webinar Dec. 19. “ Based on what those replacement plans look like so far, it seems that the poor and people with pre-existing medical conditions could end up worse off.”

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Producer & Actress Sabrina Percario's film, JULIA says, "Follow your dreams!"

Producer & Actress Sabrina Percario’s film, JULIA says, “Follow your dreams!”

Brazilian born actress and producer Sabrina Percario like most immigrants came to the United States with big dreams. She certainly has made great strides realizing her dreams, earning numerous accolades the likes of which define success in Hollywood including an award for Best Leading Actress at UIFF (United International Film Festival), Jury Mention at LAIFFA (L.A Independent Film Festival Awards) and Best Drama Short Film at the Sao Paulo Times Film Festival for her short film “Julia,” which happens to be about realizing one’s own dreams!

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Path to America Being Great Again Runs Through China

Path to America Being Great Again Runs Through China

Now that Donald Trump has won the U.S. election to become the 45th president, everybody is offering his/her idea of how Trump will make good on his promise to make America great again. He does have the opportunity to make policies free from the burdens of the past.During his rough and tumble campaign, he expressed some ideas worth noting. He seemed weary of having the U.S. carry the sole burden of basing troops around the world, and he said more than once that he wanted to find ways to get along with other nations.

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How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it. Reports indicate that upwards 25 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will already have failed at keeping them a mere seven days into January. Those who do manage to outlast the week and stick it out the entire year is a dismal 8 percent. However, add money to the mix—in terms of folks getting paid for getting healthy—and the statistical result would undoubtedly be quite different, to positive effect.

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USCIS Publishes Interim Rule on T Nonimmigrant Status

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations governing the requirements and procedures for victims of human trafficking who seek T nonimmigrant status. DHS is also streamlining procedures, responding to public comments, and providing guidance on the statutory requirements for T nonimmigrants in order to ensure that the T nonimmigrant status (T visa) regulations are up to date and reflect USCIS’ adjudicative experience.

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How do I help my fiancé(e) become a U.S. permanent resident? I am a U. S. citizen

A U.S. citizen who wishes to marry a non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident can help their fiancé(e) obtain permanent residence in different ways.

One way is to apply for a fiancé(e) visa if your fiancé(e) is overseas and you want to marry in the United States. This visa lets your fiancé(e) enter the United States for 90 days so that your marriage ceremony can take place in the United States. Once you marry, your spouse can apply for permanent residence and remain in the United States while we process the application. If you choose this method, file a Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e).

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5 Ways to Regain Confidence & Courageousness When the Going Gets Tough

5 Ways to Regain Confidence & Courageousness When the Going Gets Tough

As a former plus-size model, I know all too well the pain and disappointment of rejection and judgments based solely on appearance, both professionally and personally. I have lived it time and time again. But, rather than allowing the numerous barrier-inducing critics of my plus-size define who I was, how I would live my life, and what measure of success and happiness I could achieve, I instead chose to face that “cold winter season” head on, turning what others had deemed as challenges into the very assets that would help me realize tremendous success in all aspects of my life.

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