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No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Releases Three New Books

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Releases Three New Books

 

No Frills Buffalo publishing company has announced the release of three new books. Joining the No Frills collection are “Walking Through The Mist” by Sinead Tyrone; “Slanted Windows” by Marjorie Norris; and “Sharks Don’t Eat Peanut Butter, written by Mark Privateer and illustrated by Jennifer Dunlap.

Naturalization Ceremonies: Celebrating Presidents’ Day the Right Way

Naturalization Ceremonies: Celebrating Presidents’ Day the Right Way

With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we often think of Presidents’ Day as another day off of work. This national holiday, which occurs the third Monday of February, is the national holiday to recognize George Washington, our nation’s very first president. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) decided to honor Washington in a special way this year by holding naturalization ceremonies for approximately 17,800 new U.S. citizens.

Daemen Lecture Series to Launch With House Majority Leader, Prominent Congressman

Daemen Lecture Series to Launch With House Majority Leader, Prominent Congressman

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Congressman Brian Higgins will be the first featured speakers in the newly established Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series, which will bring top government and public officials to campus to share their unique perspective on critical state, national and international issues.

Higgins will deliver the inaugural lecture, “From the Ground Up: Building a Stronger Western New York and Nation,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the college’s Wick Campus Center Social Room.

“This lecture series will give prominent leaders in the political and public service sectors the opportunity to share their experiences and insight on timely key topics,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “By featuring speakers diverse in thought, perspective and leadership style, we will be fostering important discussions on varied issues impacting our region and country.”

Delving Deeper into H-1Bs for Specialized Workers

Delving Deeper into H-1Bs for Specialized Workers

 

In our last blog we took a look at the H-1B category, the nonimmigrant category for specialized workers. In this blog we are going to delve deeper into the category. We’ll discuss some of the necessary components of the application, like the prevailing wage, the Labor Condition Application and the Public Access File. 

The H-1B Process

Prior to filing an H-1B petition, there are a number of requirements an employer must fulfill. Specifically, a Prevailing Wage Determination must be made in accordance with U.S. Department of Labor regulations, and the Labor Certification Application must then be filed.  

‘Canalside Tale’ is Latest Book From No Frills Buffalo

‘Canalside Tale’ is Latest Book From No Frills Buffalo

Local book publishing company No Frills Buffalo announces the release of its latest book, “Canalside Tale” by John Grandits. A former official with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Homeland Security, Grandits is a graduate of Bishop Timon High School and Niagara University. He currently makes his home in Buffalo. 

 

Attention Employers: Don’t Delay! H-1B Season is Upon Us

Attention Employers: Don’t Delay! H-1B Season is Upon Us

 

It’s that time of year again! H-1B season is once again upon us. H-1B petitions for the U.S. government’s 2015 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, 2014, should be filed by April 1. Berardi Immigration Law assists numerous clients each year with the preparation and filing of these petitions and encourages any employers who wish to be ready to file by April 1 to start the process now.

What is the H-1B category?

JACOBS RECORDS NEARLY A $2 MILLION SURPLUS

JACOBS RECORDS NEARLY A $2 MILLION SURPLUS

Credits “Renew Local” Initiative and Strong Real Estate Market

Erie County, NY – As he concludes his second year in office, Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs once again closes the books with close to a $2 million surplus. Jacobs reported this week that he will record over a $1.9 million surplus.

“In the last two years we have generated more than $4 million in surplus funds, with no increase in the amount of employees at the Clerk Office,” said Jacobs.

Jacobs attributes the surplus to his hard working employees, his campaign to encourage residents to renew their license and registrations locally and a strong real estate market. “These funds do not stay at the Clerk’s Office but go back to the county to support the many important services that we provide to our citizens,” said Jacobs.

In 2012, Jacobs’s surplus in the Clerk’s Office accounted for 50% of the over-all county surplus.