Pregúntale a Maris: Beneficios del Seguro de Desempleo Durante el Covid-19

¿Qué es el seguro de desempleo? ¿Soy elegible para recibir los beneficios de desempleo?  El seguro de desempleo es un beneficio monetario pagado a ciertos trabajadores que han perdido su trabajo sin culpa propia y que generalmente están disponibles para poder trabajar. Cada estado proporciona un seguro de desempleo de una manera ligeramente diferente. Además,…
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Ask Maris: Collecting Unemployment Insurance During Covid-19

What is unemployment insurance? Am I eligible to receive unemployment benefits? Unemployment insurance is a monetary benefit paid to certain workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own, and are generally available and able to work. Each state provides unemployment insurance in a slightly different way. Additionally, the federal CARES Act…
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To Post or Not to Post: Tips on how to Handle the New Visa Screening Requirements

Last weekend, the Trump Administration announced it would begin requiring the submission of social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers from all U.S. visa applicants. This change is expected to affect about 15 million foreigners who apply for visas to enter the United States each year. In light of this new development, we…
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Michigan Marijuana Laws: What Non U.S. Citizens Need to Know

On Election Day, voters in the State of Michigan overwhelmingly approved Proposal 1, officially legalizing marijuana for recreational use. For residents of the state and citizens across the nation, marijuana can now be consumed legally within the parameters set out by Michigan law.  Marijuana plant However, for legal permanent residents, the undocumented and those in…
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