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Coronavirus: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

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On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices... Read More

Coronavirus: How to get your $1,200 out of the 2 Trillion Stimulus Package

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Photo credit: Andy Dean The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed... Read More

NYC Census 2020: Why as an African New Yorker, you want to get counted even if you are undocumented

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Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Census, mandated by the United States Constitution, occurs only every 10 years. It is used to divide among the 50 US states a pie of $650 billion... Read More

Immigration: White House Extends Wind-Down Period for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians to January 10, 2021

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The White House issued on March 30, 2020, a memorandum extending the wind-down period for deferred enforced departure for Liberians to January 10, 2021. This is what the memorandum says: “Since March 1991,... Read More

Coronavirus: How to get a free COVID-19 test in New York City

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Photo credit: Michael Jung Free appointment-only COVID-19 testing is available in New York City across 10 acute-care hospitals, seven Gotham Health community-based health centers, and 4 drive-thru test sites. Testing—available by appointment only—will... Read More

Coronavirus: How to keep money coming during the COVID-19 crisis

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Photo Credit: Denis Vermenko You can keep money coming during the Coronavirus crisis by filing for unemployment insurance. What is Unemployment Insurance? Unemployment insurance (also known as UI) is a program that provides... Read More