Interview with African filmmaker– AMAA Award winning writer, producer and film director, Odera Ozoka and his frequent French collaborator producer actress, Clotilde Delavennat from France. Both talk about their new film Hollywood Street, and an upcoming feature on the 1960’s Nigerian Civil War, Biafra.Details
African gospel singer Ehinome discusses the release of her single
“ELEDUMARE” ”, a song of dance and appreciation… !She also shares her life as an immigrant in the USA discussing frankly her views on the immigration crisis affecting the unaccompanied children from Central America and other lifestyle issues.
Filipino-American Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s innovative small business bill passed the leigslature with “strong bipartisan support” and now awaits the approval of Governor Jerry Brown.
Bonta believes in the incredible importance of small businesses in the economy of California that led to the creation of AB 2719.Details
Profile, Peter Schurmann When an acquaintance recently quipped that Salmon Hossein had adopted the “Taliban look” because of his newly acquired beard, it was something of an aha moment for the Bay Area native.Details
Nigerian-born singer Ehinome could be considered a powerhouse and quadruple threat as she stretches her abilities as a mother, singer, actress, model and wife to heights known only to high achievers. In a world where many can barely accomplish one, Ehinome excels in everything she does with vigor and passion, making it almost impossible to fit her in just one mold.Details
As a Korean American boy growing up in New Jersey in the 1970s, I was exposed to a tremendous amount of racism. I endured painful racial taunts and name-calling and got into more than my share of fights. Although I was born in Queens, N.Y., many kids and their parents at my elementary school considered me as an outsider, someone who didn’t belong here.Details
The Immigrant Magazine is happy to announce the birth of its new online video platform on its YouTube channel TIM TV Hollywood. Created by The immigrant Magazine Inc., the mission of TIM TV Hollywood is to provide a digital platform that provides programs that explore the lifestyles and experiences of immigrants in America today.Details
Priests, shopkeepers, doctors, lawyers, activists and even artists are among those who make up a network that is starting to spring up in the United States to help migrant kids – but they must keep the network underground to avoid attacks by anti-immigrant groups.
The exodus of undocumented children from their home countries to the United States, and the recent expressions of hate by anti-immigrant groups, led to the creation two weeks ago of a movement not seen since Central America’s civil wars.Details
The thousands of children fleeing violence and persecution and seeking refuge in the United States have brought to the forefront the issue of how our immigration system deals with children. The current system subjects kids to the same deportation laws as adults. They are ordered to appear in immigration court, where they face off against a prosecutor, and a judge calls upon them to mount their own defense against deportation.Details
President Obama anounced June 30 that he is “providing the DHS Secretary additional authority to exercise discretion in processing the return and removal of unaccompanied minor children from non-contiguous countries like Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.”
“This includes fulfilling our legal and moral obligation to make sure we appropriately care for unaccompanied children who are apprehended,” the president stated in his letter to Congress, “while taking aggressive steps to surge resources to our Southwest border to deter both adults and children from this dangerous journey, increase capacity for enforcement and removal proceedings, and quickly return unlawful migrants to their home countries.”Details
Washington D.C. – Today, the American Immigration Council releases Children in Danger: A Guide to the Humanitarian Challenge at the Border, to provide basic information about the situation the U.S. is facing as thousands of young migrants show up at our southern borderDetails