Today We Naturalize, Tomorrow We Vote

Today We Naturalize, Tomorrow We Vote

SAN JOSE – Hoang Truong says becoming a U.S. citizen gave him “the key” to unlocking a better life.

“When we become a U.S. citizen,” he said, “we have the key — the key to the higher education door, the key to freedom, the key to vote, the key to do whatever we want.”

Truong, who came to the country seven years ago from Vietnam, said he was watching TV one day when he saw there was an upcoming free workshop in San Jose to help people apply for citizenship. With help from the local organization Asian Law Alliance, Truong and his family were able to get fee waivers so they didn’t have to pay the $680 naturalization fees.

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Supreme Court To Review Obama Executive Action On Immigration Roundtable Discusses Implication On Families

Feb 17, Anaheim, CA, New America Media host a media and community roundtable about the status of undocumented immigrant families and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court review about President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Led by Odette Keeley, National Media Network Director speakers included legal experts and immigration advocates discussing what immigrant families should do now — and why this is a crucial time to act.

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5 Ways Predictive Analytics Make or Break a CRM System

5 Ways Predictive Analytics Make or Break a CRM System

For a sales-driven organization, it isn’t the size of your data that matters, it’s what you do with it. No longer a discretionary luxury, predictive analytics are now the name of the game for those who seek to utilize customer metrics in a meaningful way to establish a tremendous competitive advantage, gain notable market share and significantly boost bottom lines. In fact, according to the 2015 State of Sales Report published by Salesforce Research, “smart selling fueled by predictive analysis is expected to jump 77% among high performers,” throughout 2016. Not only that but high performers are also four times more likely to use predictive analytics.

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Obama Should Battle Harder than Ever for Scalia Successor

Obama Should Battle Harder than Ever for Scalia Successor

GOP leaders led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predictably wasted no time in swearing that anyone who President Obama named to replace the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia had zero chance of being confirmed. McConnell saw no contradiction in the fact that he had no trouble voting to confirm Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy to the high court in 1988, Reagan’s final year in office.

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Remebering Miles Davis at Pan African Film & Arts Festival

Remembering Miles Davis at Pan African Film & Arts Festival

Los Angeles-Black History Month, African American Heritage Month got under way with festive fanfare on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

The Opening ceremony took place at Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., and the Los Angeles City Council; Board of Public Works Commissioner Mike Davis; the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA); Our Authors Study Club; and the 2016 African American Heritage Month Committee ushered in the month to officially commemorate and celebrate the opening of African American Heritage Month in the city of Los Angeles.

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The Science Behind a Happy and Healthy Heart

The Science Behind a Happy and Healthy Heart

As Valentine’s Day rolls around, it’s hard to escape all the hearts in pink and red and every shade in between. Candied. Papered. Ballooned. Glittered. They’re EVERYWHERE. In this season of romance and love, we think your own heart deserves a little attention too. So, for a moment, we invite you to consider the very real heart inside of you and follow along in this list of 5 fascinating ways to keep your heart happy and healthy.

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Global Pursuit of Positivity with Farahri!

Only few super stars contribute to the betterment of humanity after gaining tremendous success and fame; Farahri is one of such great people. Shining bright, vivacious Farahri is trying to empower the world with motivational and positive messages that she conveys via her music and she named it as Global Pursuit of Positivity (GPoP). The term GPoP is coined by Farahri herself with the purpose to encourage love and positive thinking towards humanity. No one has ever used musical power better than her before!

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Arab American Rapper Slams Trump in New Song

Arab American Rapper Slams Trump in New Song

PHOENIX — Rapper Mohamad Tokko, AKA “Yung Tokes”, a Dearborn native dropped a song, accompanied by a music video, as a response to business tycoon and presidential candidate Donald Trump’s bigoted comments.

Following Trump’s controversial plan last year to ban Muslims from entering the United States, Muslims and their allies took to social media condemning his remarks.

Yung Tokes’ song, titled “El Donald Trump”, highlights the frustration many Arab and Muslim Americans endure as a result of a dramatic rise in discrimination against them.

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Chinese American Doctor Honored for Studying Seniors in U.S.

Chinese American Doctor Honored for Studying Seniors in U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla.–Filial piety has been part of the Chinese tradition for centuries, but would it have changed after the Chinese immigrated oversea? Are there any differences in practicing and reflecting filial piety? Are there cultural conflicts in American society?

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Chinese immigrants population in the U.S. has increased from nearly 400,000 in 1980 to over 2 million in 2013. Forty percent of them entered the U.S. after 2000.

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Want To See Wealth Disparity in Silicon Valley? Be A House Cleaner

Want To See Wealth Disparity in Silicon Valley? Be A House Cleaner

As an undocumented worker in Silicon Valley, I have been able to sustain myself by holding jobs where I was paid under the table. I started cleaning houses at 19. My older sister was already working in the house-cleaning business and she offered me a job. I took the job because as a college student I would be able to have a flexible schedule that would allow me to attend classes.

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