Coronavirus: Piers Morgan says we need to stop demonising immigrants

Coronavirus: Piers Morgan says we need to stop demonising immigrants

Piers Morgan has insisted that we need to break the stigma when it comes to immigration in the UK when the coronavirus pandemic is over. The Good Morning Britain presenter’s comments were prompted after he and co-host Susanna Reid interviewed a man who’d fled Syria and is now helping to clean a hospital in a bid to tackle Covid-19. ‘I really think this is a reset button for the country and the world – but for this country in particular, about what we should be valuing most,’ Piers began.

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Shortage of Farmworkers Threatens Americans’ Food Supply During the Coronavirus

Shortage of Farmworkers Threatens Americans’ Food Supply During the Coronavirus

The U.S. agricultural industry depends on seasonal guest workers to produce the food Americans eat. Since 1986, the H-2A visa program has allowed employers to fill labor shortages with temporary and seasonal workers from other countries.
The Trump administration recently classified agricultural employees as “essential critical infrastructure workers” during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At the same time, the pandemic is complicating the guest worker application process.

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Immigrants on the front lines of COVID-19 fight

Immigrants on the front lines of COVID-19 fight. Trump should treat them better

President Trump owes an urgent apology to a surprisingly large group of health workers who are risking their lives to fight the COVID-19 pandemic: immigrants. And yes, that includes the undocumented Latino immigrants he has been vilifying – and trying to deport – for the past three and half years.
Immigrants make up a sizable portion of U.S. healthcare workers. If you add other support workers in medical facilities, such as cleaners, cooks and food deliverers, the number of foreign-born healthcare workers — both legal and undocumented — is even more staggering.

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USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 unless the public closures are extended further. Employees in these offices are continuing to perform mission-essential services that do not require face-to-face contact with the public

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The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles Presents New Exhibition – St. Joseph’s Tables: Expressions of Devotion, Charity, and Abundance

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles Presents New Exhibition – St. Joseph’s Tables: Expressions of Devotion, Charity, and Abundance

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) recently unveiled a new temporary exhibition ‘St. Joseph’s Tables: Expressions of Devotion, Charity, and Abundance’ at a special pre-opening reception held on March 5, 2020. Joining IAMLA president Paul Pagnone and executive director Marianna Gatto on the evening were attorney Richard Barone, El Pueblo Monument General Manager Arturo Chavez, Fox 11’s Susan Hirasuna, attorney Gideon Kracov, Monsignor John Moretta and former El Pueblo Commission President Robert Vinson, and many other business leaders and community members.

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President Ali Bongo of Gabon And Family Under Investigation by The U.S. Department of Justice First Lady Inga Bongo Under Subpoena

President Ali Bongo of Gabon And Family Under Investigation by The U.S. Department of Justice. First Lady Inge Bongo Under Subpoena!

The Immigrant Magazine has learned of subpoenas to the Bongo family regarding a current investigation by the United States Attorney, Southern District of New York. Ali Ondimba Bongo became President of Gabon after the death of his father, Omar Bongo in 2009 after a 42year rule. Sources tell us that the current first lady Sylvia Bongo, wife of Ali Bongo is also under investigation due to her current influence in running the country as a result of her husband’s recently reported ailing health issues.

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