13
Dec

Immigrant of the Week: Mei Xu

Immigrant of the week

One of my favorite podcasts is How I Built This With Guy Raz. This NPR podcast interviews famous entrepreneurs and business founders from well-known companies across the United States and the world. This immigrant of the day five-part series is …

15
Nov

Immigrant of the Week: Kumail Nanjiani

Immigrant of the week

The sixth and final season of Silicon Valley premiered on HBO on October 27th, 2019. One cannot talk about Silicon Valley without mentioning the character Dinesh Chugthai played by Kumail Nanjiani. Nanjiani was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1978 where …

08
Nov

Immigrant of the Week: French Montana

Immigrant of the week

French Montana’s ‘Unforgettable’ swept the nation as one of the biggest Hip Hop songs of the year in 2017 with his album Jungle Rules putting him on the world stage as a musician. Many people know his name, but do …

05
Nov

Immigrant of the Week: Lual Mayen

Immigrant of the week

 

One of our fantastic lawyers, Lily Axelrod, specializes in asylum cases and nominated today’s immigrant of the week. Lual Mayen was recently recognized in the Washington Post for his extraordinary journey from fleeing the war in Sudan to launching …

25
Oct

Immigrant of the Week: Camila Cabello

Immigrant of the week

Camila Cabello

One of the most famous pop singers of the moment is Camila Cabello, a former member of The X Factor group, Fifth Harmony. Arguably, the biggest hit of last summer was “Havana,” a tribute to her birthplace. This …

21
Oct

Immigrant of the Day: Carolina Herrera

Immigrant of the Day (1)

In honor of the busiest time of the year for the fashion world with fashion weeks wrapping up, I will be honoring famous superstar designer, Carolina Herrera. Herrera is not only a successful fashion designer but a businesswoman and cultural …