Selena Gomez showed her support for immigrant college students experiencing more unusual graduation ceremonies this year.Details
Los Angeles — The Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive reversal of migration and rise in hunger worldwide. Their consequences in terms of economic and environmental fallout are felt globally, including in developed countries like the US.Details
Every ten years the federal government of the United States allocates funding for communities resident in the US based on Census data reflective of the ethnicities of resident cities and counties. Based on the census information gathered the amount of budget allocated to various communities is based on the demographics of the residents in the district, city or countyDetails
Attempting to run a vernacular African television station in the diaspora is a challenge. It is a challenge that presents itself as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. The plethora of issues for a television station using vernacular language are situated around message, identity, and profitability. This is the puzzle that confronts Jeremy Damaris, the owner and operator of Kikuyu Diaspora Television (KDTV).Details
Wende Chen came to the United States in 2007. Ten years later, he opened Chong Qing House, a Sichuanese eatery on Wickenden Street. It’s known for its spicy, flavorful food and liberal use of hua jiao, the numbing Sichaunese peppercorn. At dinnertime, the restaurant fills with students from surrounding colleges, local families, and Chinese restaurant owners on break.Details
LOS ANGELES, California — There are growing pressures to reopen the country’s economy and schools nationwide even though the containment of Covid-19 is still not in sight. Such decisions would pose many complications for ethnic and immigrant populations, who have already experienced healthcare disparities and socio-economic inequities prior to the pandemic.Details
Ethnic Populations: The Most Vulnerable Group Who Are Doing Some of The Most Essential Works in America
LOS ANGELES, California —As soon as some states have released their preliminary data on the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths, this information reveals a picture that many have anticipated and feared from the beginning: the vulnerability of ethnic communities in this pandemic.
And therein lies the rub: ethnic and immigrant populations, deemed as the most vulnerable link in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, are also the workforce responsible for many of the essential works in healthcare, food production, sanitation, and delivery. In other words, they help keep the society safe and functioning while being the least protected.Details
For the very first time in American history, black immigrants have been given the opportunity to specify their country of origin on the census forms. This has been a very contentious matter in the past with black immigrants. Unlike other immigrant demographics like the Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese,Pilipino, Latinos etc…who have been privileged with the opportunity to have this distinction, black immigrants have not had the opportunity to identify by their country of origin.Details
Magazine, The Immigrant Experience Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, participation in the 2020 Census count is more imperative than ever. With billions of dollars on the line to support communities over the next 10 years, getting an accurate count can make a world of difference. Immigrant families with members of mixed status could rest easy knowing…Details
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.