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By: Nour Vakhshoury, Law Clerk, Bolour Immigration Group, APC El martes 23 de abril de 2019, la Corte Suprema escuchó los argumentos orales en una demanda que cuestiona el plan de nuestra administración actual para agregar una pregunta de ciudadanía al censo de 2020. El censo determina cómo se gastan $ 880 mil millones en fondos federales, cómo se determinan los distritos electorales, la cantidad de escaños de la Cámara y la cantidad de estados de los colegios electorales que se asignan. Los funcionarios del censo estimaron que se espera que 6.5 millones de personas no participen en el censo…

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By: Nour Vakhshoury, Law Clerk, Bolour Immigration Group, APC On Tuesday April 23, 2019 the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging our current administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The census determines how $880 billion in federal funding is spent, how voting districts are determined, the number of House seats, and the number of Electoral College votes states are allocated. Census officials estimated that 6.5 million individuals are expected to not participate in the census if the citizenship question is included. Additionally, there has already been an unprecedented decline in census participation…

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA The spectacular new production June 6 – July 7 – Hollywood Pantages Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles as part of its North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts…

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¿Y si fuéramos nosotros? Por: Becky Albertalli; Adam Silvera Editorial: URANO ARTHUR solo estará en Nueva York durante el verano, pero si Broadway le ha enseñado algo, es que el universo puede ofrecer un romance espectacular cuando menos lo esperas. BEN piensa que el universo debe ocuparse de sus asuntos. Si el universo estuviera de espaldas, no estaría en camino a la oficina de correos cargando una caja con las cosas de su ex novio. Pero cuando Arthur y Ben se encuentran en la oficina de correos, ¿qué es exactamente lo que el universo les tiene reservado…? Tal vez nada. Quizás…

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By: Kevin Ayala, Law Clerk, Bolour Immigration Group In April 2017, then Attorney General, Jefferson Sessions, sent out a memo focusing the administration’s anti-immigration efforts to “establish lawfulness in our immigration system” and prioritize prosecution of “alien smuggling”.This was sold to the public as a safety measure to combat the “bad hombres”, and other specters conjured by the administration. The Immigrant Legal Resource Center summarized the definition of smuggler as, “any person who knowingly has encouraged, induced, assisted, abetted, or aided any other person to enter or try to enter the United States illegally”; noting the broad language also applied…

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We already know that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is on the rise in PrEP (HIV prevention pill) users, but now there is an indication that Hepatitis C is on the rise too. Be safe! LARGE SURVEY OF TRANSGENDER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Confirms earlier findings that:Compared with cisgender males and cisgender females, transgender students were more likely to report violence victimization, substance use, and suicide risk, and, although the transgenders were more likely to report some sexual risk behaviors, they were also more likely to be tested for HIV infection. These findings indicate a need for intervention efforts to improve health…

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Por: Kevin Ayala, Law Clerk, Bolour Immigration Group En abril de 2017, el entonces Fiscal General, Jefferson Sessions, envió un memorandoqueenfoca los esfuerzosantiinmigrantes de la administraciónpara “establecer la legalidad en nuestrosistema de inmigración” y priorizar el procesamiento del “contrabando de extranjeros”. Esto se vendió al públicocomounamedida de seguridadparacombatir a los “hombres malos” y otrosespectroscreadospor la administración. El Centro de RecursosLegalesparaInmigrantesresumió la definición de contrabandistacomo, “cualquier persona que a sabiendashayaalentado, inducido, ayudado, instigado o ayudado a cualquierotra persona a ingresar o intentaringresar a los EstadosUnidosilegalmente”; notandoque el lenguajeampliotambién se aplica a las personas quetrajeron a susfamilias a través de la frontera,…

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Les Misérables May 7 – June 2, 2019 Hollywood Pantages With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring one of the greatest scores of all time, with thrilling and beloved songs including “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” “Do You Hear the People Sing?”

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Leyendas de todo México Autor: Tere Remolina; Becky Rubinstein Editorial: Sélector Estas leyendas son más que simples relatos: son los deseos, anhelos, temores, ideales y sueños de la arraigada sabiduría mexicana. Maravilla, magia, tradición y cierto toque de realidad de las leyendas de México. Sin duda, se trata de la antología más completa publicada hasta hoy. De sur a norte, de este a oeste, Leyendas de todo México recoge de cada rincón las leyendas que perduran en la memoria de cada habitante: seres míticos, personajes, calles, episodios históricos, costumbres y tradiciones. Libro de cocina de tenedores sobre cuchillos Autor: Del Sroufe;…

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF April 16 – May 5, 2019 Hollywood Pantages FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. This classic musical is rich with Broadway hits, including “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition.” www.hollywoodpantages.com

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