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Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

 

On April 7, 2014, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that NEXUS kiosks currently available in the U.S. pre-clearance areas at Canadian airports are being replaced with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry (GE) kiosks.  

Global Entry is a U.S. domestic trusted traveler program that offers expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk members. NEXUS members receive Global Entry benefits automatically, at no additional cost, and have access to the GE automated kiosks for entry into the U.S. at participating airports.

America’s Car Show to Launch ‘After Dark’ Radio Show

America’s Car Show to Launch ‘After Dark’ Radio Show

 

Fasten your seatbelts! Automotive expert, author, and television and radio personality Tom Torbjornsen, founder of America’s Car Show, will launch his latest venture, “America’s Car Show After Dark,” at 8 p.m. Monday, April 14. Co-hosted by Paul Hoefler, the show will run from 8 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday on TuneIn.com.

With over 35 years in the automotive industry and over two decades in talk radio, Torbjornsen attracts listeners with his unique and entertaining style, expert advice, topical guests and enthusiasm for cars.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers are Dedicated to Keeping Us Safe

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers are Dedicated to Keeping Us Safe

 

Frequently, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is thought of as the authority that just allows people to enter the U.S. and depart upon the conclusion of their authorized stay. While the screening of nearly one million people for entry every day is one of their key functions, many people are unaware of the other vital roles CBP actually carries out. 

While its primary mission is preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, CBP is also responsible for:

• Apprehending individuals attempting to enter the United States illegally, including those with criminal records. 

Need for H-1B Visa Lottery Reignites Call for Immigration Reform

Need for H-1B Visa Lottery Reignites Call for Immigration Reform

 

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that once again an H-1B visa lottery must be held to determine which H-1B cap-subject petitions filed for prospective H-1B workers will make it to the adjudication phase. USCIS confirms that on the first day it can count petitions, they received more than enough to reach the 85,000 maximum H-1B visas that are available in fiscal year 2015. This number is comprised of 65,000 “regular” cap visas and an additional 20,000 “master cap” visas set aside for foreign nationals who have earned a U.S. master’s degree or higher.  

Private Knives Catering Offers Creative Culinary Solutions for All Occasions

Private Knives Catering Offers Creative Culinary Solutions for All Occasions

 

Celebrating a memorable occasion such as a wedding, bridal or baby show, graduation, anniversary or birthday? Or, perhaps you’re a business owner or account executive looking to “spice up” your sales efforts, build relationships or boost employee morale? If so, Private Knives Catering should be your next call.

Private Knives owner and chef Amy Phillips is a master at creating culinary solutions for gatherings of any size. Whether it’s full-service catering for an intimate outdoor wedding reception, drop-off gourmet boxed lunches for an important business meeting, or an elegant dinner party for a small gathering of friends in your own home, Private Knives Catering is at your service!

H-1B Petitions are in the Hands of USCIS … So Now What?

H-1B Petitions are in the Hands of USCIS … So Now What?

 

These last few weeks of “H-1B season” have been a particularly busy time for immigration practitioners. As of Tuesday, April 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting H-1B petitions for the 2015 fiscal year.  

No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

No Frills Buffalo Publishes New Novel, Book of Poetry

Buffalo-based publishing company No Frills Buffalo recently released two new books, “In Accord” by Kristen Chambers and “My Hyacinth Mountain” by Antonino Monti.

Chambers, a former professor of social work, worked for many years as a youth and family counselor in Buffalo. Before that, she worked as a counselor and advocate with at-risk youth and families in rural school districts in northern New York. Presently, she designs curriculum at the Center for Development of Human Services at Buffalo State College. In addition, she is the author of two plays, “Tuesday’s Child” and “North to Freedom.”