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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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Debris From a Chinese Rocket Is Falling Towards Earth

May 7, 2021

Debris From a Chinese Rocket Is Falling Towards Earth Who Is Liable If It Injures Someone? Long March 5B is a Chinese rocket launched into space on April 28th. Now, debris from the rocket is expected to crash back down to earth, with the largest piece of debris being around 100 feet long (the length…

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Minimum Wage Raises For Federal Contractors

April 28, 2021

President Biden Raises Minimum Wage To $15 For Federal Contractors President Biden signed an Executive Order on April 28th that will increase the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 an hour. The minimum wage for federal contractors is currently $10.95, which has been in place since 2014 under President Obama. President Biden’s Executive Order…

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Britain Begins the Process of Reopening

April 22, 2021

Britain Begins the Process of Reopening Last week, Britain started to slowly reopen after one of the longest and most strict lockdowns in the world. Britain has been under three nationwide lockdowns since the start of the pandemic, and they hope for this to be the last. When the country began to open last week,…

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Why Do So Many Businesses Incorporate in Delaware?

April 21, 2021

Why Do So Many Businesses Incorporate in Delaware? Why Are Over Half of the Fortune 500 Companies Registered in Delaware? Delaware is one of the smallest states in the US by both population and geographic size, so why is it home (on paper) to some of the world’s largest companies? Before we get into it,…

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Updated Eligibility to the National Interest Exception (NIE)

April 16, 2021

Breaking Down the Eligibility Updates to the National Interest Exception (NIE) As times change and more people are getting vaccinated, the U.S. State Department has updated its eligibility for the National Interest Exception (NIE). If you are unfamiliar with the NIE, it is a way for current U.S. visa holders, ESTA-approved travelers, or applicants to…

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Requirements for Traveling to Germany from the United States

March 30, 2021

Traveling to Germany from the United States As more vaccines are administered across the world, many people are starting to feel more comfortable traveling. Because of the close relationship between the U.S. and Germany, many Americans may start traveling to Germany and vice versa for business or to see family and friends. Today’s article will…

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The Suez Canal is blocked. How will it Affect the Global Supply Chain?

March 26, 2021

How the Suez Canal’s Blockage will Affect the Global Supply Chain The Suez Canal has been in the headlines recently because of a ship that has run aground and blocked the entire canal. The Ever Given isn’t just any ship either. She is a 400m, 219,000+ ton ultra-large container ship (ULCS). It was on its…

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What is an L-1 Visa? And How Do You Qualify for One?

March 23, 2021

What is an L-1 Visa? What is an L visa? L visas are temporary, non-immigrant, employment-based visas that are reserved for company employees who hold management or executive positions or have specialized knowledge. There are two types of L visas, L-1A and L-1B. L-1A visas are for transferees within a company who hold either an…

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