Nepal: Loss of Lives More Tragic Than Loss of Monuments

Nepal: Loss of Lives More Tragic Than Loss of Monuments

Soon after the news of the 7.9 earthquake reverberated through social media, I, like many others I knew, shared on Facebook a dramatic picture of the destruction wrought by it.

It was a BEFORE and AFTER picture of Kathmandu’s historic Darbar Square, the magnificent UNESCO designated World Heritage site now reduced to rubble, years of painstaking human endeavor and pride just casually brushed aside by the tectonic forces of nature.

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5 Surprising Strategies to Increase Business Productivity and Profitability

5 Surprising Strategies to Increase Business Productivity and Profitability

In today’s cut-throat business climate, the pressure to generate profits quickly is often unrelenting and intense. From accommodating anxious shareholders and contending with new competitors that seemingly surface by the hour to providing good service to a large customer base and maintaining relationships with vendors and business partners, the daily grind is complex. And, to do all of this efficiently, effectively and expertly can be daunting to say the least.

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Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services

Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services

SAN FRANCISCO–Living in a city with large Chinese population, most Chinese seniors here might think they are lucky to have fewer challenges than immigrant seniors living outside of the San Francisco area.

However, when it comes to health care access, there are few differences. Most Chinese seniors living in the Bay Area say they are afraid of seeing a doctor because of language barrier, say experts here.

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40 Years After the War: The Making of a New Vietnam

40 Years After the War: The Making of a New Vietnam

Forty years have passed since the Vietnam War ended and still I struggle to define my constantly changing relationship with my homeland.

I was 11 when my family and I left Vietnam as refugees at the end of the war. Having lost everything when we came to America, we started over from the bottom. There was a period in which we lived as impoverished exiles, sharing an apartment with two other Vietnamese refugee families in the part of Mission Street where San Francisco ends and the working class neighborhood of Daly City begins. We struggled for some time to make it to the middle class.

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Task Force on New Americans Highlights Importance of Immigrant Media

Task Force on New Americans Highlights Importance of Immigrant Media

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore When President Obama announced his executive actions on Nov. 20, the two most controversial programs got the most attention. The expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the launch of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), which would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from…

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LOS ANGELES CULTURE FESTIVAL™ CROWNS FIRST EVER HOLLYWOOD CARNIVAL QUEEN 2015

Hollywood, CA – On March 13th, 2015 carnival lovers from all over the world witnessed the highly anticipated 4th Annual “Official Band Launch of Hollywood Carnival 2015”. This sold out gala was the ideal setting for the first ever, official crowning of “Miss Hollywood Carnival 2015”. This premiere cultural event took place at Ebanos Crossing in Downtown Los Angeles, hosted by the Los Angeles Culture Festival™ and attended by several high profile dignitaries including press and media.

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The Los Angeles Culture Festival™ (LACF) and Hollywood Carnival 2015

The Los Angeles Culture Festival™ (LACF) and Hollywood Carnival are proud to present the Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival™ — a world culture festival — expressing the colors of culture and freedom of the world as one people. This is a celebration of our cultures and traditions, featuring colorful costumes, dances, food, arts & crafts, and music from around the world.

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ICE removes former El Salvador defense minister

ICE removes former El Salvador defense minister

WASHINGTON –A former minister of defense of El Salvador was removed from the United States by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Wednesday, after the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed his appeal and upheld an immigration judge’s decision finding him removable for his role in the commission of human rights violations during the Civil War in El Salvador. The 1980-1992 war resulted in the death of more than 70,000 civilians.

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District Court Allows DOL to Continue Processing Certifications for H-2B Program and USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-2B Petitions

On April 15, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida issued an order effectively permitting the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to continue issuing temporary labor certifications under the H-2B visa program through May 15, 2015. As a result, DOL will continue to process temporary labor certification applications under its 2008 H-2B regulations through May 15, 2015.

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