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…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.
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.
Los Angeles, Ca, in honor of International Women’s Day, women diplomats alongside women government officials and NGO leaders celebrated the impact of women leaders in their communities.Details
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.Details
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.Details
Every year on the 25th of February, Kuwait celebrates its National Day. A day that marks the ascension of one its heroes Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah’s to the throne in 1950 as well as his death in 1965.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.
In December 2001, then-16-year-old Joseph Ngaruiya migrated from Nairobi, Kenya, to the eastern Massachusetts city of Lowell with his mother, Salome, to join his father, Stephen, who had arrived six months earlier.
He had never experienced cold of the magnitude of a New England winter nor seen snow with his own eyes.