Monday, June 11, 2012
The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 American Heritage Awards. The Awards celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of immigrants to America and this year we recognize immigrant achievement in music. The Council will celebrate the honorees and enjoy live performances on Friday, June 15, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee during the Council’s Annual Benefit and as part of the American Immigration Lawyers Association's Annual Conference.
The honorees include:
• Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel (Australia)
• Violinist/Violist Yura Lee (South Korea)
• Pianist/Composer Ignacio “Nachito” Herrera (Cuba)
For biographical information on the honorees, click here.