Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Visa Waiver Program (VWP), administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), allows eligible citizens or nationals of countries which have met U.S. security requirements to travel to the United States without visas in exchange for visa-free travel to those countries by U.S. citizens.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of the State Department and the American people, I join with individuals, organizations, and communities around the world to honor the memory of those whose lives have been lost to senseless acts of violence based on hatred and prejudice against the transgender community.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will host the 84th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 2nd on the West Steps of the State Capitol.
Washington, DC - Special briefing "Coalition Efforts Against ISIL":
Mecca, California - Today, Imperial County Intergovernmental Relations Director Gary Wyatt met with Speaker-designate Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and members of the Salton Sea Authority at a roundtable discussion hosted by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) at the North Shore Beach & Yacht Club in Mecca to discuss the status of the Salton Sea and proposed plans for restoration.
Brawley, California - Veterans from throughout Imperial Valley are invited to attend a free seminar to learn about a variety of available support services tailored specifically to benefit veterans and their families including education, disability, mental health and career opportunities through the local construction trades. Information will be provided by the Veterans Benefits Administration and will have their mobile processing center on site.