Anti-immigrant mentality in Senate Bill 1 is not my Kentucky home. It will hurt families.

As 2020 came, many of us counted down with hopes that the New Year would bring new experiences and new ways forward. Despite the calendar telling us it was 2020, Frankfort’s calendar still said 1990. On the first day of the legislative session, the Kentucky Senate announced as their top priority an anti-immigration bill, Senate Bill 1, that, if passed, will ultimately lead to family separations across the Commonwealth.

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Renée Zellweger Reveals The Impact Of Having Immigrant Parents, 'I'm the American Dream'

Renée Zellweger Reveals The Impact Of Having Immigrant Parents, ‘I’m the American Dream’

“American dream. I’m the American dream” Oscar nominated actress Renée Zellweger reveals to Vanity Fair in its 2020 Hollywood issue about her immigrant heritage and the impact of having immigrant parents. Born to a Swiss father and a Norwegian mother the actress acknowledges the fear that has consumed immigrant communities:

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‘Brain Waste’: Highly Skilled Immigrants Struggle To Fill Workforce Gaps

‘Brain Waste’: Highly Skilled Immigrants Struggle To Fill Workforce Gaps

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.

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Spirit Awakening Foundation Presents… Voices of the Unheard/Freedom

The powerful, heart-pounding and soul-searching words written by our most vulnerable youth are performed through song, dance, poetry and storytelling. Join us at Voices of the Unheard / FREEDOM to witness multiple performances, including a special performance of an excerpt of Spirit Awakening, the critically acclaimed one-woman play written and performed by Akuyoe Graham, award-winning playwright, actor and Founder & Executive Director of Spirit Awakening Foundation.

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