USCIS is extending the previously announced temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions and, beginning Sept. 11, 2018, will be expanding this temporary suspension to include certain additional H-1B petitions. We expect these suspensions will last until Feb. 19, 2019, and will notify the public via uscis.gov before resuming premium processing for these petitions.Details
As the son of Mexican migrant farm workers, his education was constantly interrupted as his family followed the changing crops. Often, they would spend December through February in Mexico.
Hernandez and his siblings would home school themselves with assignments from their American teachers during those months. But with all of the constant interruptions, Hernandez didn’t become fluent in English until he was 12.Details
The continent of Africa home to 1.2billion people who still depend on local resources like oil, gold, rubber, etc.…to compete in the world market, forgetting that the economic paradigm has shifted from humanism to data-ism, in order to solve everyday problems.Details
Several thousand residents of Los Angeles heeded the call from Community Coalition as they presented the 7th Annual South LA Power Fest. This event is the premier political music festival that organizers schedule once a year as a day of celebration, education and community empowerment.Details
Her research on genomics has been published in science journals, she’s founded a profitable genetic testing company and she recently became the youngest partner to join Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Cervin Ventures.
But for Tie, this is just the beginning.
Tie moved from China to Toronto with her parents when she was four years old. She was a gifted child and by the time she entered high school, her deep interest in biology and chemistry required an outlet beyond the traditional classroom.Details
It’s that time again where we will witness the official crowning of Miss India America 2018. This year marks as the 26th anniversary for the beauty pageant. Founded in 1992, by Jinnder Chohaan, the pageant has grown to become an international phenomenon. Mr. & Miss India America 2018 is presented by South Asia Magazine, Wells Fargo and JINmodels.com. The Official TV Partner is JUS Hindi TV, a 24 hour channel on Dish Network.Details
WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised final policy memorandum (PDF, 129 KB) related to unlawful presence after considering feedback received during a 30-day public comment period that ended June 11, 2018. Under the revised final policy memorandum, effective Aug. 9, 2018, F and M nonimmigrants who fall out of status and timely file for reinstatement of that status will have their accrual of unlawful presence suspended while their application is pending.Details
“Had I stayed in South America, I think I would have encountered a lot of problems,” said the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and longtime judge of reality show “Project Runway.” “I was such a rebel and anti-establishment.”
Instead, Garcia left her hometown in the coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia, when she was 15 to join her sister in the United States.
“My education here, and being exposed to competitiveness early on, really challenged me the right way,” said Garcia of the Dana Hall School, the all girls school in Wellesley, Massachusetts she attended.
Long Beach- All roads lead to Long Beach. Long Beach was the place to be this past weekend. Yes, ladies and gentleman, the 31st Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival returned to the beautiful, grassy knoll of the Rainbow Lagoon, Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12, 2018.
The promoters of the Long Beach Jazz Festival served up an eclectic, generous smorgasbord of smooth jazz, contemporary and traditional jazz plus a fiery taste of Latin Jazz blended together with rhythm and blues. This mixture of ingredients successfully created a diverse 3-day symphony of jazz genres.
The August 6th SEC decision to postpone a ruling on whether to approve the SolidX Bitcoin Shares ETF for trading on The Chicago Board Options Exchange is a good sign. Given previous SEC statements, the postponement appears to suggest that the U.S. regulatory agency wants to issue a well-thought-out approval ruling that protects cryptocurrency investors and nurtures innovators.Details
New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever Despite Record-Breaking Economic Growth (Study)
Despite achieving 4% GDP growth, America has fallen to 18th in the World Happiness Report’s annual ranking of more than 150 countries—an index based on variables including social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption. Various media reports in relation to this year’s study underscore this is the second consecutive year the United States has fallen in the rankings, with America never having even cracked the top 10.Details