USCIS and CBP to Implement Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

From April 30, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2018, the USCIS California Service Center (CSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blaine, Washington, port of entry (POE) will implement a joint agency pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This pilot is designed to facilitate the adjudication and admission process of Canadians traveling to the U.S. as L-1 nonimmigrants.

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LA3 Team Seeking Qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

LA3 Team Seeking Qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) as Sub-consultants for Owner: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)

LA3 Team
Seeking Qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
as Sub-consultants for
Owner: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)
Request for Proposal AE51181
Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Support Services

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Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis

An enthusiastic crowd was present for the Axé Bahia Opening Day Program at the Fowler Museum, Sunday, September 24, 2017. The program was held from 12:00pm-4:00pm.
This was a fun-filled afternoon of family-friendly inter-active activities to celebrate the opening of Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis. The exhibition features more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present.

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My Civil Rights Year—Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

My Civil Rights Year—Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

The opening of the movie Selma this weekend has rekindled vivid memories for New America Media editor Paul Kleyman, who in 1965 was one of thousands of students who joined the last part of the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Fifty years later, Kleyman recalls his experiences of the march and of that summer, when he returned to the South as a civil rights worker.

At age 19, I was a sophomore in journalism at the University of Minnesota and member of Students for Civil Rights. I joined the roughly 25,000 others who bused to Selma to join the last part of the march, two weeks after Dr. King led the first and bravest group into bloody confrontation on the Edmund Petus Bridge.

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Brazilian Presidential Elections Come to Somerville

Brazilian Presidential Elections Come to Somerville

With Brazilian presidential elections swiftly approaching, three Massachusetts-based Brazilian activists sat in the tiny studio of Radio BTTV in Somerville, Mass. to represent the candidates in a debate. The announcer opened by asking all three, “What can the growing population of Brazilian citizens living abroad expect from candidates?”

“Unfortunately, the present government is not remotely interested in helping those who live outside of their nation,” argued Dario Galvão, an activist from Stoughton, Mass, representing Brazil’s Socialist Party candidate, Marina Silva.

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