In Wake of Obama's Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

In Wake of Obama’s Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

President Obama announced on Thursday his plan to take executive action on immigration. His plan would revise enforcement priorities to focus on recent arrivals and those who had committed serious crimes. It would expand the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and create a new deferred action program for parents of U.S.-citizen or legal-permanent-resident children who have lived in the country for more than five years. It would also revise the legal immigration system, with a special focus on science, technology and entrepreneurs.

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'Hollywood Street' Actress, Clotilde Delavennat, A Rising Hollywood-Nollywood Star

‘Hollywood Street’ Actress, Clotilde Delavennat, A Rising Hollywood-Nollywood Star

French actress Clotilde Delavennat, is paving the way to successfully navigate two mega movie industries, Nollywood and Hollywood. In an interview with The Immigrant Magazine, Tilly as she is fondly called by many shares her passion for acting and how as a European immigrant she is able to bring these two seemingly opposite entertainment giants together.

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Miss Asia USA 26th Annual Cultural Pageant

26th Annual Miss Asia USA and Mrs. Asia USA Cultural Pageants on November 22, 2014

Virgelia Villegas, President of Virgelia Productions, Inc., announces that the 26th Annual Miss Asia USA and the 10th Annual Mrs. Asia USA Cultural Pageants will be held at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center at 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, in the city of Redondo Beach, CA 90278 on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 12:00 am.

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Ex-Im Bank Chairman Hochberg Signs $1 Billion Memorandum of Understanding to Support U.S. Clean Energy Exports to India

Washington, D.C. – Today, Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) Chairman Fred P. Hochberg signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chairman K.S. Popli of the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) that will explore options for utilizing up to $1 billion to finance the sale of U.S. clean energy exports to India.

Chairman Hochberg is visiting India this week to promote made-in-America exports in support of U.S. jobs.

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Hepatitis C Reaches Historic Highs: More Than 75% of Infected are Baby Boomers; Spending on HCV Treatment Predicted to Surge More Than 200% by 2015

Hepatitis C Reaches Historic Highs: More Than 75% of Infected are Baby Boomers; Spending on HCV Treatment Predicted to Surge More Than 200% by 2015

Reasoning’s, resolutions and frightening factoids about the escalating incidence of Hepatitis C, including populations most at risk; what is perpetuating the epidemic; devastating personal health and socioeconomic impacts; the ease, importance and availability of testing; curative treatment options; exorbitant drug costs now as high as $1,000 per pill; and important pending legislation

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Artesia on Our Minds -- Diary of an Immigration Detention Camp

Artesia on Our Minds — Diary of an Immigration Detention Camp

Earlier this month immigration attorney Helen Lawrence joined a team of 10 Bay Area lawyers for a week-long stint providing free legal aid to immigrant detainees being housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico. The center holds between 400-500 inmates, all women and children who began arriving in July as part of a larger wave of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

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