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.Details
Impassioned by Aamir Khan and eager to work against Scott Foley; Farahri asks to let go all the fear!
Positivity leads to betterment. This is what Farahri thinks and wants every person to be positive. It is undoubtedly a fact that the bold Farahri oozes what most of us yearn for. Isn’t it? And the secret of her successful life is nothing but her positive thoughts and behavior. She is the symbol that a little ray of positivity and good thoughts can pave ways towards better tomorrow.Details
It’s no secret the majority of entrepreneurs boast a strong feeling of self-reliance and self-confidence, particularly if they’ve already achieved success in their business. That’s why it makes sense that, when it comes to investing, many accomplished entrepreneurs entrust themselves with money management over an advisor at their local bank or neighborhood financial firm—or even a high powered Wall Street broker for that matter. For committed entrepreneurs, money is not a luxury, but the very lifeblood for their vision—it’s what sustains them in the here and now, and what fuels their dreams, aspirations and future goals.Details
A film that explores the possibilities and limits of inter-religious, inter-racial, and intercultural relationships in our society today.
Ben Johnson is a struggling PhD candidate in the school of philosophy. It is his seventh year and this is the semester that he must finish his dissertation or all his work will be for nothing. He tries to jolt himself into action but soon tires of the activity. He takes a break and visits a local art gallery opening where he runs into a fellow PhD candidate, Ara.Details
Stress and its symptoms are maintained unconsciously as a distraction from emotional issues and harmful thinking. By addressing these issues, your body can let go, thereby improving physical health and enhancing performance and the ability to feel joy.
“The Path” is a model of resilience based on my 40 years of research and clinical work in helping people overcome personal blocks and achieve high levels of success, while optimizing health.Details
Sureshbhai Patel went for a walk in Huntsville, Alabama. He ended up paralysed, beaten up not by muggers or hoodlums but by the city’s own policemen. The story caused an international furore. A 57-year-old grandfather thrown down face first by the police because he spoke no English. Officer Eric Parker was arrested and charged with use of “excessive force”. The Governor of Alabama, Robert Bentley, personally apologized to India and in a letter addressed to the Consul-General in Atlanta hoped that “Mr. Patel will regain full use of his legs” and assured the Indian government as well as Indians living and working in the state that “we will see that justice is done”.Details
The Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival (GIIFF) is happy to take audiences and moviegoers on a global journey celebrating culture through art and film. Please be a part of this experience by submitting your films for the 5th Annual Garifuna Indigenous International Film Festival.
The GIIFF, currently one of the nation’s most prestigious film festivals celebrating both Caribbean and indigenous cultures from around the world will be held on May 26-30, 2016 in Venice, California.Details
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Sudan’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions in Sudan that prevent its nationals from safely returning. The extended designation is effective May 3, 2016, through November 2, 2017.Details
Claudia J. Gonzalez
Photo courtesy of Adriana Meza
MERCED, Calif.– Adriana Meza jokes about being afraid to “accidentally” cross the border while driving to visit her boyfriend at the Marine Corps Base in San Diego.
Joking was a luxury she never had before.
The 24-year-old says it was nerve-wracking the first time she headed to Southern California, believing she would somehow end up in Mexico and never be able to return home.Details
DES MOINES — In a letter today, evangelical leaders across Iowa are sending a message to presidential candidates to encourage a compassionate response to immigrants and refugees, as guided by Scripture.
Joined by five national evangelical leaders, the 32 Iowa signatories seek a biblical approach regarding immigrants and immigration. The letter is also featured in a digital ad buy: a takeover of the Des Moines Register’s Caucuses page.Details
Once again, the 2016 Academy Award best acting nominations are all white — a repeat of 2015 despite widespread criticism expressed by the Twitter hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. But while reading about the Academy Award nominations, my thoughts turned to the tragic image of the late Misty Upham, a Native American actress of the Blackfeet Nation who appeared during the 2015 Oscars telecast in the “In Memoriam” montage while Meryl Streep looked on.Details