January 05, 2012

2012 Immigrant Journey Awards for Outstanding DFW Immigrants – Nomination Deadline Extended

To recognize and honor outstanding immigrant individuals and immigrant focused organizations in the North Texas area, Badmus Law Firm, an immigration and nationality law firm, is presenting the 2012 Immigrant Journey Awards. Now is the time to tell us about the outstanding immigrants you know in the following categories:

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
Honoring an immigrant business owner who has founded a highly successful business in DFW and who serves as a model and inspiration of success.

Immigrant Professional Excellence Award
Honoring an immigrant who has demonstrated significant professional achievements in their field and whose advancements in their field have positively impacted their profession or community.

Immigrant Spirit Award
Recognizing an immigrant civic leader or elected official who has contributed substantially to the community or the region.

Immigrant Advocate Award
Recognizing a leader who has made a positive impact on the lives of immigrants, and who advocates on behalf of immigrants. Nominee may be an individual, an organization, a business, a governmental or community entity, or a non-profit organization.

Award winners will be announced and honored at a luncheon on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Addison Conference Centre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001. Last year, this well-attended event received widespread media attention from public radio, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, and other local media.

Our nomination form is quick and easy to complete. If you are interested or know of anyone who qualifies for any of these awards, please submit a nomination. If you submitted a nomination form last year, we encourage you to re-submit and provide us with an update. Self nominations are accepted!

Click this link for the Nominations Form, 2012 Immigrant Journey Awards

Nomination Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2012

Former award winners include: Jose Fuentes and Gloria Rubio of Gloria’s Restaurant, Baku Kshatriya of ECOM Consulting, Mayor Joe Chow of Addison, Oscar Pareya of FC Dallas, Raul Mateo Magdaleno of Southern Methodist University, Muthu Mudaliar, Muthu Financial Services

Proceeds will go to the establishment of The Badmus American Dream Scholarship Fund, honoring a top DFW-area high school student who is an American immigrant or first generation American.