Newsletter June 2012 – The Faces of US Immigrants: Ariana Huffington, Columnist and Author

The U.S. Naturalization Civics Test
The Latino Vote, the “Sleeping Giant:” Key to the 2012 Presidential Election?
Obama administration will not deport Undocumented, law-abiding young people and will be Granting Work Permits: It’s About Time Mr. President
High-Skilled Worker Visas: No More to be Had This Year, To the Dismay of Many Businesses
A Quick Reminder: The 2012 Summer Olympics Will Take Place in London
Recipes From The Melting Pot: Japanese Style Deep Fried Shrimp
Quote of the Month

The Faces of US Immigrants: Ariana Huffington, Columnist and Author

Arianna Huffington, born Arianna Stassinopoulos on July 15, 1950, in Athens, Greece, is an author and syndicated columnist. She is best known for her liberal news website The Huffington Post. Once a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, she adopted liberal political beliefs in the late 1990s.

In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for Governor in the California recall election.

In 2009, Huffington was named as number 12 in Forbes’ first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. She has also moved up to number 42 in The Guardian’s Top 100 in Media List.

In 2011, AOL acquired The Huffington Post for $315 million and made Huffington president and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Media Group.

She is the ex-wife of former Republican congressman Michael Huffington. They have two daughters – Christina Sophia Huffington and Isabella Diana Huffington. She became a naturalized American citizen in 1990.

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