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Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
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Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
Want more Grant Writing Tips?
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
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Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
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Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
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The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
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Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
Improv: Friend or Foe?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...

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New York State needs paid family leave
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Pothole in the road to Vision Zero
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Speak up, even if the news is bad
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How Serious Do We Take Online Education?
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VA Scandal Demands Bold and Decisive Action
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Let's make NYC even more electric
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High Time for State Senate to Okay Medical Marijuana
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The harmful effects of airspace redesign on a Queens family
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No man left behind
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Bravo Bloomberg! Harvard Speech Was Spot On
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Don't Miss an Opportunity to Invest in Queens
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Saying our piece about that piece in school
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Is Liu Challenge Opening a Door for GOP?
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Queens Library board owes it to the public to come clean
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Do Not Count Christie Out
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Japan is to announce its public pension fund -- the world's biggest -- will double the amount of equities it holds in its investment portfolio, reports said, as it seeks out higher returns to cope with an ageing populationJapan's public pension fund -- the world's biggest -- said Friday it will double the amount of equities in its investment portfolio, as it seeks higher returns to cope with a rapidly ageing population. The unprecedented shift by the $1.26 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) will see stocks account for a combined 50 percent of its portfolio, up from about 24 percent now, pumping billions of dollars into domestic and overseas share markets. "The new portfolio is designed to make the fund operate more effectively as the economy emerges from deflation," the fund's president Takahiro Mitani told a press conference in Tokyo. "We're trying to generate long-term returns necessary for the fund's operation -- but with the least risk -- by diversifying its investment mix."


2014-10-31 07:51:55 -0400

Palestinian youths clash with Israeli border police after Moatez Higazi was shot in east Jerusalem, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Israeli police shot and killed Higazi suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes between masked stone throwers and Israeli riot police, threatening to further enflame the already high tensions in the city.(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city.


2014-10-31 07:50:17 -0400

In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, aid is offloaded to be used in the fight of the Ebola virus, as it arrives by air from America at the airport in Conakry, Guinea. No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight the Ebola epidemic, and angry legislators from Sierra Leone and Liberia got up to protest at a session on peace and security at the Pan-African Parliament in South Africa last "They said as far as they are concerned, nobody wants to talk about Ebola," said Jeggan Grey-Johnson, a governance expert. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia has opened one of its largest Ebola treatment centers yet in Monrovia, bracing for a new wave of infections even as officials express hope the disease is on the decline.


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