The 2017 budget bill that California legislators approved on June 15, 2017 has a measure to increase oversight of California’s immigration detention facilities. “California becomes one of the first states to empower our Attorney General and the Department of Justice to really look at what’s happening and what are the conditions in these detention centers,” said Senator Ricardo Lara at a press conference at the LGBT center in San Francisco.Details
ATLANTA — One morning in March 2014, Rachel Bol earned something she had never had before. After spending most of her life in refugee camps, she finally had a country where she could live safely — and one she could call her own.
“God helped me become a U.S. citizen,” said the 47-year-old South Sudan native during an ethnic media roundtable at the Latin American Association hereDetails
What documents do I need to travel outside the United States?
In general, you will need to present a passport from your country of citizenship or your refugee travel document to travel to a foreign country. In addition, the foreign country may have additional entry/exit requirements (such as a visa).Details
Selling A Business, With Expert Broker, Anteneh Dejene, Make It Grow With Pamela AnchangDetails
The first ever African Wedding Expo in Los Angeles! This event promises to connect brides/grooms with exhibitors that can supply your cultural needs on your special day.Details
CITY OF LOS ANGELES CROWNS A CHAMPION OF THE PEOPLE CURREN D PRICE JR.
On July 8th, 2017, the Los Angeles community is invited to celebrate and engage this true champion of the people in his ceremonial swearing in as council member for District 9.
Arlando Mba comes to terms with her identity through introspection and deep thinking. She encourages us to find true meaning in ourselves and not in the careless comments of others.Details
Ramadan begins May 27 this year. For Muslims around the world, the 30-day period is marked by anywhere from 14 to 16 hours of fasting, during which the throat gets parched and the stomach complains as adherents seek to strengthen their acquaintance with the Divine.
But for the more than 3 million Muslims in America, Ramadan this year will be different in one particular way: We will be thinking more deeply about the fate of our country and its direction.Details