MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival celebrated cultural diversity and the African influence in Latin America. Attendees were thoroughly engaged throughout the day as they learned about the various ways in which the African influence has permeated Latin America by witnessing and experiencing firsthand through music, dance, food and even martial arts.The day long program featured a mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in Latin America through art workshops, face paintings, live musical performances and more.Details
So what’s the definition of a “Young Turk”? — a young person eager for radical change to the established order.
The Immigrant Magazine always likes to recognize new talent in the creative sphere and recently was introduced to two Turkish-born, young men, each of whom are carving their own niche in the ultra competitive, U.S. entertainment industry.
The ArtFEST is sponsored in part by grants from The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. The PAFF ArtFEST features over 100 established and emerging fine artists and quality craftspeople from all over the world.Details
The 28th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) opened with the film “HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Revolutionary Life and Times of Diplomat and Judge Ulric Cross,” directed by Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon. Kicking off festivities with a star-studded Opening Night at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Hollywood, this year’s theme is “20/20 Vision,” kicking off the decade with a fresh lens and solidifying its commitment to tell diverse stories with a global, luminous view.Details
LAKEWOOD, Ohio — For a city that has so many bars, it’s ironic — and, well, downright egregious — that Lakewood doesn’t have its own brewery.
That’s all about to change with the expected spring opening of Immigrant Son Brewery, which is currently planned for the former Constantino’s Market location at 18120 Sloane Ave.Details
Black comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin, Kim Whitley, Paul Mooney, Darryl, Dwayne Mooney, and pioneer black comedy promoter Michael Williams were recognized by Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Councilmember Curren Price, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, followed by a tour of the Stand UP Bridge Exhibit.Details
There are several reasons for E-2 denials. One of the most common causes of visa denial is when the investment is low, or it doesn’t meet the requirements and visa adjudication standards.
To qualify for an E-2 visa, the investor must make a substantial investment in the United States. Even though the actual amount depends on the nature of the business and other factors, any investment amount under $100,000 may be subject to greater scrutiny from a consular or adjudication officer.Details
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries – Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania – to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
Some countries will face bans only on some visa categories, the Wall Street Journal reported. The list of countries was not final and could yet change, website Politico said.Details
“American dream. I’m the American dream” Oscar nominated actress Renée Zellweger reveals to Vanity Fair in its 2020 Hollywood issue about her immigrant heritage and the impact of having immigrant parents. Born to a Swiss father and a Norwegian mother the actress acknowledges the fear that has consumed immigrant communities:Details
Nearly two million college-educated immigrants labor in jobs for which they are overqualified, or cannot find work at all.
The so-called “brain waste” phenomenon is costing California and other states billions of dollars per year in lost individual earnings and tax revenues, according to estimates by the Migration Policy Institute. The problem is worsening as, among immigrants continuing to arrive in the United States, there’s a greater proportion of college-educated individuals, experts warn.Details