Imperial Valley News
IRS Warns Tax Preparers to Watch out for New Phishing Scam; Don’t Click on Strange Emails or Links Seeking Updated Information
Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service today warned return preparers and other tax professionals to be on guard against bogus emails making the rounds seeking updated personal or professional information that in reality are phishing schemes.
White Hall, Alabama - As the nation commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma-toMontgomery Voting Rights March, elected officials from communities along the Selma-to-Montgomery National Historic Trail will join Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange, Selma Mayor George Evans and White Hall Mayor James Walker on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. CST to kick-off National Voter Registration Month with an event at the Selma to Montgomery NHT - Lowndes Interpretive Center as a tribute the foot soldiers of the Civil Rights movement.
Washington, DC - This week, the White House is convening a three-day summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) to bring together local, federal, and international leaders - including President Obama and foreign ministers – to discuss concrete steps the United States and its partners can take to develop community-oriented approaches to counter hateful extremist ideologies that radicalize, recruit or incite to violence. Violent extremist threats can come from a range of groups and individuals, including domestic terrorists and homegrown violent extremists in the United States, as well as terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIL.
Community Partners Join Valley’s Assemblymember Garcia on New Immigrant Drivers Licenses (AB 60) Workshop
El Centro, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites interested community members to attend an information session on the new California law (AB 60) that provides undocumented immigrants the opportunity to apply for a driver’s license. The event will be held Thursday, February 19th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the William Condit, IID auditorium in El Centro.
Department of State to Host Ministerial as Part of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism
Washington, DC - The White House is hosting a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism this week to highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence – efforts made even more imperative in light of recent, tragic attacks throughout the world.
Sacramento, California - As U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez helps mediate discussions between dockworkers and port operators, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today called for a quick resolution to the harmful labor impasse impacting West Coast ports and businesses, issuing the following statements: