Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2007’

  • February 2007

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  • A Family that Prays Together Stays Together

    A Family that Prays Together Stays Together

    Child psychologist and co-author Alvin Rosenfield of The Over- Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap, has cited one study indicating that unstructured children’s activities have declined by 50 percent over the past 20 years, family dinners have declined by 33 percent, and family vacations have …

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  • International Indian Film Awards

    International Indian Film Awards

    True, it was indeed a stellar presence of the who’s who of Indian Film industry at the recently concluded International India Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony. IIFA, started in 2000, as a first of its kind effort to promote Indian cinema at the global platform …

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  • The 2007 Scripts National Spelling Bee

    The 2007 Scripts National Spelling Bee

    And then there were only 15. On May 31, 2007, the nation’s brightest spellers eagerly waited on stage at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC, to begin the championship round of an annual, much loved and much respected event. The 80th Annual Scripps National Spelling …

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  • Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    he National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), founded in 1984, believes in embracing the diversity of the American people. The organization strives to remind Americans of our diverse backgrounds, cultures, and heritages. Each year, NECO awards the “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” to outstanding individuals …

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  • Immigration Q & A

    Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

    Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill: How it will impact our community By Hina Askari, Esq. For a while, it appeared that the Immigration Reform Bill had crashed on the Senate floor and was all but dead. But on Thursday, June 15, Senate leaders announced that they …

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  • Immigration Planning for Employers

    Immigration Planning for Employers

    For employers in the United States, if they don’t already have a need to employ foreign nationals, because of low unemployment in the United States and the unique skills offered by foreign nationals, it is inevitable that they soon will. In recent times, however, two …

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  • Don't Give up hope on the H-1B Visa

    Don’t Give up hope on the H-1B Visa

    To qualify for an H-1B visa, an individual must becoming to the United States to work in a “specialty occupation” that generally requires at least a bachelor’s degree. An H-1B visa petition can be submitted to the Immigration Service a maximum of six months prior …

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