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Re-entry Permit Basics: How to Preserve Your Green Card During Long-term Travel

Re-entry Permit Basics: How to Preserve Your Green Card During Long-term Travel

 

Lawful permanent residents and conditional residents (green card holders) are required to physically reside in the United States, except for brief trips abroad. However, some lawful permanent residents may have continuing needs (such as family, employment or business) to reside abroad and enter the U.S. infrequently. In such a circumstance, the lawful permanent resident needs to ensure that their green card does not become invalid. One way to do this is to obtain a re-entry permit. Below we will answer some frequently asked questions regarding re-entry permits:

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Another deadly shooting on Buffalo's East Side


BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police officers are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man.

Police say Terrell Taylor of Buffalo was shot just after 9 a.m. Sunday at Brinkman Avenue and Rohe Street, just east of Bailey Avenue and north of Walden Avenue.

Taylor was taken to Erie County Medical Center where he later died.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential Tipcall Line at 847-2255.

This homicide marks the city's 49th of the year, which compares with 47 in 2013 and 49 in 2012.

Of the 48 homicides that were listed on the city's website prior to this most recent incident, only 15 have been cleared and the remaining 33 are still under investigation.




Winter Market on Hertel Plans Christmas Sale

Winter Market on Hertel Plans Christmas Sale

 

The new Winter Market on Hertel, housed in The Pasta Peddler/Blackbird Sweets location at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. The market runs every Saturday through early April, and several vendors will offer special Christmas savings this weekend!

Looking for a unique holiday gift? You’ll find it at the Winter Market. Be sure to check out the beautiful gift baskets offered by several of the vendors, not to mention a wide variety of stocking stuffers!

Daemen Awarded Highest National Recognition in Community Service

Daemen Awarded Highest National Recognition in Community Service

Daemen College has for the seventh consecutive year been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service learning and civic engagement.

Daemen is one only five institutions in Western New York and among 35 colleges and universities in New York State to receive this national designation in the 2014 general community service category, which is awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

“This prestigious national distinction is a great tribute to our students’ exceptional dedication and hard work to a range of community service activities that have a positive, meaningful impact in our local, regional and international communities,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “We are immensely honored to be recognized for all of the college’s outstanding civic engagement efforts.”

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Daemen and Mongolian Government Finalize Agreement

Daemen and Mongolian Government Finalize Agreement

In a formal ceremony held Dec. 9 at Daemen House, the presidential residence, college officials signed a memorandum of agreement with a high-level delegation of governmental officials from Mongolia that will lead to exchanges of faculty and students between Mongolia and the U.S.

“Daemen College has a longstanding relationship with the Mongolian government and its people, and we are delighted that this agreement will enable many students and faculty from Mongolia to come to our college as well as our faculty to visit Mongolia,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson.

Behavior, Accountability and Social Media

Behavior, Accountability and Social Media
 

Technology is a powerful tool created to utilize proper and quick communication. The history of the internet began in the 1950's with the creation of electronic computers. In the 1990's, there was a rise in computer use due to instant messaging, email, and the World Wide Web.

In our present societies, social media has turned into a "psychological dumping ground" where people often use technology to complain without action.

AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge produces community focused mobile apps

AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge produces community focused mobile apps

Western New Yorkers will be able to turn to their smartphones for information on child care, Thruway conditions, rental properties, landlords and other topics, thanks to creativity and innovation that emerged from the 2014 AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge.

The winners of the two-month “virtual hackathon” were announced Dec. 4 by AT&T, along with community partners including the University at Buffalo, State University of New York at Fredonia, Z80 Labs Technology Incubator, InfoTech Niagara, Launch NY, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, d!g Buffalo and Hack Upstate.

The contest challenged local developers, entrepreneurs, designers and technologists to leverage open data to build smartphone apps that serve community needs. The competition aimed to connect and engage citizens with government and demonstrate how mobile technologies can lead to the next generation of tech jobs and investment.