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Mother’s Day 2022

This year, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8. Mother’s Day is celebrated in over forty countries around the world, honoring motherhood and all the time, effort, and sacrifice that goes into being a good parent.In the United States, it is observed on the second Sunday in May. You may have … »
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Cinco de Mayo in the United States

Cinco de Mayo (Thursday, May 5) is celebrated in Mexico and the United States. While some who might not be fully familiar with the holiday’s origins refer to it as “Mexico’s Independence Day,” the holiday actually commemorates a specific victory by Mexico in the Second Franco-Mexican War: the Battle of … »
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Brooklyn Subway Shooting (April 12, 2022)

Recently, New York suffered the worst subway shooting in the city’s history. We would like to advise you on how to keep yourself safe in the event of attacks like this. On Tuesday, April 12, shortly before 8:30 AM, a gunman entered the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn’s Sunset … »
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Deadline to File Income Taxes April 18, 2022

While Tax Day in the United States usually falls on April 15 annually, this year income taxes must be filed by Monday, April 18. As a J-1 exchange visitor, you are subject to federal and state income taxes on the wages you earn in the United States, and to do … »
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