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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Q: Please share with us a bit of your personal background. A: South Florida has been my home for the last seven years and I’ve loved every minute of it. With its wonderfully diverse people, warm weather and beautiful beaches, every day is an adventure here. Prior to my move, I lived in Los Angeles California where I still have the majority of my Colombian/Peruvian family and many ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, LGBT News
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    We have a new administration, what now? A Brief Overview of US Immigration Benefits for individuals who identify as LGBTQ On January 20, 2017, President Elect Donald J. Trump was sworn in as our nation's 45th President. Throughout his campaign President Elect Trump bowed to make the deportation of illegal immigrants one of his top priorities. This negative rhetoric towards immigrants has left ...read more
    Categories: Papers/Research, Political, Human Interest, LGBT News
    Sunday, February 19, 2017
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami? I was born and raised near the coast in Massachusetts. The sea has always been an important part of my life. Given that my parents always owned restaurants, going into hospitality and travel was a natural extension of those things. Ending up in a hospitality career in the cruise industry has been a serendipitous result of my ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News, Community
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    AILA Doc. No. 17012960 | Dated January 29, 2017 Upon returning to the U.S., Legal Permanent Residents (LPR) should not automatically surrender their green cards if asked to do so. An individual does not lose LPR status as a result of time abroad. They remain an LPR until a final order of removal is issued and the government must prove abandonment by clear, unequivocal, and convincing evidence ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News, Political, Papers/Research
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    The Department of Homeland Security has published a new rule which broadens the relief for immigrants who are subject to the three and ten year bars. Now the applicants can file waivers if their parents or spouse are LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS, before, it was only for those whose parents or spouses were US citizens. It also expands this rule regardless of their immigrant visa classification. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, LGBT News
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Which is not the same as why we watch movies. We watch movies because we are interested in the story it wants to tell and how it is being told. But why we GO to movies is a different answer. We GO to movies because of PEOPLE. Even someone going to the movies by themselves is going there to watch it with people: to laugh with them, cry with them, jump in their seats with them, take in the whole ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself (where you are from, personal background). A: I grew up in Central Illinois and then attended Miami University in Ohio where I majored in business with a minor in fashion merchandising. After graduating, I moved to Chicago where I worked in retail management at Neiman Marcus and then as a talent agent at a modeling agency. I lived in Chicago for six years ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, February 14, 2016
    Q: We always start our interviews by asking you to tell us a bit about yourself and if you have always lived in Miami? A: I’ve been living in Miami since the early 1980’s, which was a long time ago and that city was a lot different from the Miami today. I’m from Virginia where I attended Virginia State University. Upon finishing college I accept a position with Travelers ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, LGBT News
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