Minnesota ranks fourth in Gallup Job Creation Index

Minnesota ranked fourth among states last year in employee perceptions of job creation at their workplaces, according to a new study released by the Gallup organization this week. Gallup’s Job Creation Index is a measure of net hiring, determined by asking full- and part-time U.S. workers, aged 18 and older, whether their employer is hiring […]

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Why Immigration Reform Matters to the AAPI Community

Last month, President Obama spoke to community members at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown, calling for the urgent need to pass commonsense immigration reform. As my own parents are immigrants to this country from India, the immigration reform movement at this particular moment is personally moving. My parents, along […]

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Study abroad exposes students to new culture

Courses in language and culture, as well as foreign exchange students from all over the world, make West Virginia University’s campus a diverse environment ideal for learning and living. However, each year WVU students are encouraged to take part in study abroad opportunities to broaden their own horizons. Studying abroad can help students master a […]

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U.S. Issues First Working Visa to Professional Video Game Player

In a decision that puts video game playing on par with professional sports like baseball, the U.S. government has decided for the first time to grant special immigration status to one of the world’s top online gaming competitors. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services approved a working visa to Danny “Shiphtur” Le of Edmonton, Canada, […]

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