Members of the Swedish Parliament’s Committee on Social Insurance visited Texas on September 7-8, 2017 to study immigration issues and the US benefits and pension programs.
During their day in Austin they met with Mayor Steve Adler and Sally Hernandez, Travis County Sheriff.
Swedish parliament members with Sheriff Sally Hernandez in the middle.
They also met with officials at the Texas State Capitol, the Texas pension review board and Front Steps, a shelter in the central part of Austin. The group also had a day planned with interesting meetings in Houston but unfortunately this had to be cancelled due to the aftermath of the storm Harvey.
Swedish parliament members with Mayor Steve Adler in the middle.
After Harvey – The Consular Corp of Houston visited the Shelter at George Brown Center and donated money to the relief fund.
Are you Swedish, Danish or Norwegian and want to study in the United States? There is now an option to apply for founds from The Scandinavian Scholarship Foundation. Also open for American students in Scandinavian languages.
Visit www.scandinavianfund.org to learn more.
The Swedish sisters Astrid, Lena and Sandra have struggled to get along since childhood. Astrid’s predictable world is shaken by the return of her ex-boyfriend Michael, an American who abandoned her—and their infant son—years earlier.
The Heart Echoes was the most borrowed book in the Swedish library system the year it came out.
Sunday, June 11 between 3pm-6m at Southside Place Clubhouse.
We will serve herring, meatballs, potatoes, wine, beer, cider, strawberry cake and coffee.
Info: National Day Celebration
Odd Molly is now available in Houston. Come to Cynthia Ann for sips and bites!
Saturday, April 22nd at 7pm
All festival screenings will be held at The AMC Studio 30 on Dunvale
(2949 Dunvale St. Houston, Texas 770363) South of Westheimer at Dunvale.
Read the flyer!
Under a bill before the Riksdag, new rules will come into force that will affect people who are permanently resident abroad and who wish to renew their Swedish driving licence.
Read more here.