LOS ANGELES —For many immigrants, U.S. midterm elections traditionally draw minimal interest. But this election cycle, the reaction is different as a Democratic victory for control of the House or Senate or both would have huge repercussions for immigrant communities.Details
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK LATINOS (ISBL) PRESENTS ITS GALA, “Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.”
“Afro- Latinos Journey through the Americas and Caribbean.” This very special Philanthropic Event “1943 Afro-Cuban Jazz Invades New York” will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (dancing to follow) on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Candela La Brea, 831 South La Brea Ave. (8th Street & La Brea) Los Angeles California, 90036.Details
Despite vocal opposition from industry voices, the Department of Homeland Security filed a long-expected proposal to remove the International Entrepreneur Rule, which was designed in the last days of the Obama era and allows immigrants who (co-)found a company in the United States to remain in the country for two and a half years (with a possible extension of the same length) as long as certain criteria are met.Details
If the U.S. government closes the door to highly skilled foreign workers, other countries stand ready to embrace their contributions. For instance, while the Trump administration contemplates an overhaul of the H-1B temporary employment visa, a process that would make it more difficult to obtain them, the Canadian government is offering the opposite.Details
It was Jan. 8, 2018, and 14-year-old Emily stood in the bathroom at DuVal High School in Prince George’s County, Md., waiting for a friend. A soft-spoken freshman, Emily often felt overwhelmed in DuVal’s crush of rowdy students. But she was eager to make the best of second semester. She looked forward to competing on her school’s CyberPatriot team, to watching the latest Marvel Studios releases with her mom, and to drinking outrageously flavored smoothies with her friends as they wandered the shops at Bowie Town Center.Details
The LAPD is hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday, October 27thDetails
Perhaps for the last time, the U.S. Diversity Green Card lottery program is opening up to applicants in October. If you are from a country that is underrepresented in the flow of immigrants to the United States, this may be your last time to apply and if you are lucky, immigrate to the United States.Details
According to Megan Rokosh, a global business communications expert with over 12 years’ of agency public relations, media and creative strategy experience, “Some people are paralyzed with fear at the very thought of taking an idea and communicating it, both in the workplace and in their everyday life. However, confidence can be significantly bolstered by heeding even a few simple strategies—some basic fundamentals and essentials—that can improve one’s poise and self-assurance…and results of the endeavor at hand.”Details
The 19th Annual Polish Film Festival Los Angeles will begin on the 17th of October and will be celebrating the greatest achievements of Polish filmmakers till October 25th.
The Festival will open with SQUADRON 303 (Dywizjon 303) by Denis Delic, starring Piotr Adamczyk, Maciej Zakoscielny, among others. This year the Gala Opening will take place on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.Details
From October 5th to October 7th, 2017, Los Angeles premiere of Indian fashion event, ‘LA India Fashion Week’ – is slated to occur with the primary goal of promoting Indian fashion in the area. This event will be at Holiday Inn Buena Park Resort and Convention Center, 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620.
This event is the only one of it’s kind and is open to the public. The event will feature designers and fashion vendors from India and the US and will showcase their designs via fashion shows. Clothing and accessories will be available for sale from 11 am to 6 pm in the Grand Ballroom.Details