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What Next For Immigration?

Did You Know... 11/23/2016 0 Comments

Foreign nationals in all categories are asking themselves what the election of Donald Trump will mean for them.  Mr. Trump has been outspoken about deporting all undocumented immigrants and has frequently used protectionist, isolationist language.  So it would be judicious for every non-citizen to make his or her position in the U.S. as stable as possible as soon as possible.  …

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What will Detroit win in this year’s Knight Cities Challenge?

Did You Know... Events 10/01/2016 0 Comments

Earlier this year, seven projects from Detroit were among the winners of the $5 million Knight Cities Challenge, rising to the top of more than 4,500 applicants from across the country. The Challenge is a contest that asks entrants a simple question: what’s your best idea to make cities succeed? Detroit’s winners last round included Urban Consulate, a network of…

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“Free” trials can cost you

Did You Know... 09/22/2016 0 Comments

by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, Attorney, FTC, Division of Consuemr & Business Education The best things in life are free … or are they? Not when a “free” trial ends up costing you money. That’s what happened to many people who signed up for “free” samples from NutraClick, according to theFTC’s latest case. NutraClick sells nutritional supplements and beauty products including Force Factor,…

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Facts abot Labor Day 2016

Did You Know... 09/01/2016 0 Comments

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. The parade inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a “workingmen’s holiday” on one day or another. Later that year, with Congress passing legislation and President Grover…

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Dietary Restrictions? Keep Clear of the Danger Zone When Traveling

Did You Know... 07/22/2016 0 Comments

If you have dietary restrictions, it can be a challenge finding food when traveling. In these cases, you may prepare and bring your own meals when traveling to avoid unnecessary trouble. Unfortunately, if you don’t take food safety into account when preparing and traveling with food, you may be taking a highway to the danger zone. That’s because harmful bacteria…

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