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Let’s shine a spotlight on immigrant achievements and contributions to North Texas and the nation!

Hosted by Badmus & Associates law firm, the Immigrant Journey Awards is held in June in celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, a nationwide effort to gather and share inspirational stories of immigration in America.

OUR award 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 an individual, organization, business, or governmental entity who has made a positive impact on the lives of immigrants, and who advocates on behalf of immigrants.

Join the Celebration

Nominate a deserving candidate, become a sponsor, apply for a scholarship, or attend the awards ceremony!


Nominate Your Choice for the Immigrant Journey Awards


Apply for the American Dream Scholarship


Show Your Support of the Immigrant Community

Awards Celebration

Reserve Your Seat at the IJA Celebration

Our Team

Celsa Rodriguez
Program Chair
Christina Maturino
Scholarship Chair
Dianely Riojas
Gala Coordinator


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