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Longest waits for immigrant visas: September

Source: Visa Bulletin for September 2010, U.S. Department of State
| Every month, Multi-American is posting the longest current waits as listed in the U.S. State Department’s monthly Visa Bulletin.

In the news this morning: No Quran burning, a calm fourth night in Westlake, Eid holiday tomorrow, and more

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Essayist: Before Burning Quran, Know What's In It : NPR (NPR)

Immigrant poet captures 'The Art of Exile'

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http://vimeo.com/14816331

The two big updates of the afternoon

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do1AJghk35I&feature=player_embedded

And now that 'Los Doyers' is trademarked...

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Yesterday I posted on the trademarking of "Los Doyers," the Dodgers nickname resulting from the team's name being mispronounced in Spanish. Now, LA Observed reports that a website that sold "Los Doyers" merchandise prior to the trademark was recently asked to stop selling it.

Westlake unrest dubbed 'LA Machete Riots' by immigration restriction group

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I16020r--oM

In the news this morning: Trafficked farmworkers, arrests in Mexico migrant slayings, 37 held in drop house, and more

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Thai farmworkers describe being lured into slavery in U.S. - latimes.com (Los Angeles Times)

Go Doyers!

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Now for a story that I absolutely freaking love: The trademarking of "Los Doyers" (as in the accented Spanish mispronunciation of "Dodgers") by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team trademarked "Los Doyers," by now a nickname so common that it's mispronounced on purpose, last month.