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The US Will Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Will Continue to Keep Travel Restrictions in Place Because of growing COVID-19 cases in the United States and throughout the world caused by the delta variant, the United States will not lift travel restrictions just yet. Countries affected by the travel restrictions are: China Iran The European Schengen Area* The United Kingdom** The…

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College Athletes Can Now Earn Money Off Their Name, Image, and Likeness

July 27, 2021

College Athletes Can Now Earn Money Off Their Name, Image, and Likeness U.S. Supreme Court Sides in Favor of NCAA Athletes             July 1, 2021, will forever be an impactful date in the history of college sports, as the U.S. Supreme Court overturned NCAA rules which, until this point, had limited the educational benefits offered…

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Important NIE Update – NIEs Automatically Extended For 12 Months

July 8, 2021

IMPORTANT NIE UPDATE – Covid-19 Travel Ban-related NIEs Auto-extended for 12 Months from Approval   On July 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that travel ban-related National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) issued in the last 12 months will be automatically extended for 12 months from the date of approval, and for multiple entries.…

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The Supreme Court Rules on NCAA Athlete Compensation

June 22, 2021

The Supreme Court Rules on NCAA Athlete Compensation In the United States, college athletes go through rigorous training and other demands for no pay. The NCAA is the organization that oversees college athletics and makes/enforces the rules for the players. In a recent US Supreme Court Ruling, the court unanimously ruled against the NCAA on…

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Update Regarding International Travel

June 17, 2021

Update Regarding International Travel            As the United States moves closer to lifting the travel ban and with many individuals hoping to begin traveling in and out of the country, it is crucial to remain up-to-date with the newest policies and regulations regarding visas. Staying informed about this ever-changing information will…

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Updates to Approved NIE Categories

June 14, 2021

Updates to Approved NIE Categories Making it Easier for Business Travelers to Enter the United States The Department of State has recently announced new categories of travel for potential National Interest Exception (NIE) approval in relation to Covid-19-related travel restrictions. This update may allow for more people to enter the United States if they meet…

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Teilnahme an den Bundestagswahlen im Ausland

May 27, 2021

Teilnahme an den Bundestagswahlen im Ausland Im Ausland lebende deutsche Staatsbürger, die nicht zur Stimmabgabe in Deutschland registriert sind, werden nicht automatisch in das Wählerverzeichnis eingetragen. Wenn Sie bei den Bundestagswahlen 2021 wählen möchten, aber im Ausland leben, müssen Sie vor jeder Wahl einen schriftlichen Antrag auf Aufnahme in das Wählerverzeichnis stellen. Der Antrag muss…

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Banksy Lost a Trademark Battle in the EU

May 21, 2021

Banksy Lost a Trademark Battle in the E.U. After Quotes From His Past Come Back to Haunt Him The famous and mysterious street artist Banksy lost a trademark battle with the greeting card company Full Colour Black. The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) ruled that the trademark of one of Banksy’s paintings is invalid.…

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The E.U. Reopening to Vaccinated Visitors

May 19, 2021

The E.U. Is Reopening to Vaccinated Visitors The E.U. announced today that it is reopening its borders to fully vaccinated visitors or travelers from countries deemed safe by officials. This announcement could go into effect by next week, just in time for summer tourism. Many representatives are excited about this agreement, especially those from countries…

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State of Emergency in North Carolina Caused By Gas Shortage

May 14, 2021

The Gas Shortage Caused A State of Emergency in North Carolina How Are They Handling It? Due to the ransomware cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline, the Governors of North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Florida declared a state of emergency. The Colonial Pipeline supplies over 45% of the fuel to the east coast, causing a massive…

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