After attending in the Golden Globe 2013 few months ago, one of the popular celebs Salma Hayek was selected as one of 50 most powerful women in Mexico, the actress was the first celebrity to be featured in the list and ranks 11th, according to published magazine Forbes. The women selected were qualified by their media presence, influence and money.
The list includes journalists, writers, entrepreneurs, political or academic, but some figures in the entertainment world, as the original of Coatzacoalcos, the Mexican female model Salma Hayek, also managed to sneak in the count.
On the early October ago one of the most beautiful Mexican celebrities Salma Hayek received here yesterday the Medallion of Excellence in the Arts, Entertainment, Music and Sports 2013 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). “I dedicate this prize to those who will never be recognized, men and women immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border,” said producer also thanking the award. Hayek also devoted to recognition for their efforts Hispanic women and young undocumented known as “dreamers” who said, “struggle daily for a chance” to obtain U.S. citizenship.
During the thirty-sixth CHCI Annual Gala Awards, held in the U.S. capital, Mexico’s immigration policies regretted that still separate the families in the United States, referring to the deportations. “It is much honored and I feel comfortable being American and, although living in other parts of the world, I’m always going to be Mexican, also with some Lebanese roots and Jarocho accent” said the movie star of “Frida” who also often appears with beautiful actress Penelope Cruz, talk about her Hispanic heritage.
At the gala, the issue of immigration reform was presented after Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to reform the immigration system that includes a way for 11 million immigrants undocumented immigrants obtain citizenship. CHCI Awards are presented annually to distinguished Latinos also in the areas of education, science, medicine or civil rights as part of the celebrations of Hispanic Heritage Month. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle canceled assistance due to the contingency by partial government shutdown. Attendees included Ambassador of Mexico in the United States, Eduardo Medina Mora, co-founder Dolores Huerta of the peasant movement and Congressman.