Hollywood Carnival 2017, A Celebration Of The Cultures & Traditions of The USA

Saturday June 24th, 2017, The Los Angeles Culture Festival™ (LACF) and Hollywood Carnival presented the Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival™ featuring colorful costumes, dances, food, arts & crafts, and music from around the world. As always Hollywood Boulevard was transformed into a parade of colors and festivities, vendors and spectators who annually make this a summer pilgrimage.

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California Leading the Way in Immigration Detention Reform with Budget Bill

California Leading the Way in Immigration Detention Reform with Budget Bill

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.

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‘Ellis Island of the South’ - Atlanta Coalition Helps Immigrants Naturalize

‘Ellis Island of the South’ – Atlanta Coalition Helps Immigrants Naturalize

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 here

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