Saint Patrick’s Day 2022

St. Patrick’s Day falls on Thursday, March 17. Will you join the celebration? While Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated to some degree in many countries around the world, it is given the most spectacle in the United States and Canada. It was made so popular here by Irish immigrants to … »
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Daylight Saving Time in 2022

It’s almost time to set your clocks forward! Daylight saving time (DST) is observed by many different countries around the world, including the United States. If you’re unfamiliar with the practice, we have some basic information for you here.DST begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the … »
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Ash Wednesday in 2022

If you’re visiting the United States in early March, you might notice ash markings on some people’s foreheads. Here’s why.Several important Christian holidays take place during March and April, landing on different dates every year. In Christian tradition, the 40 days (technically 46, but Sundays are typically not counted) leading … »
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Applying for a Driver’s License or State Identification Card

To make your time in the States easier, you may want to acquire a U.S. driver’s license. Here’s how to do it.As a J-1 exchange visitor, you may apply for a driver’s license or ID card, per state or territorial law. You must present necessary supporting documents that verify your … »
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