“Yellow Bird” Belongs on Your Quarantine Reading List – Mother Jones

Mother Jones illustration For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters. Since Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country was published in late February, it’s been praised as a masterful work of true crime reporting. And it is. But it’s not just that. …

Entertainment Influencers 2020

Entertainment influencers are pros at reaching large, diverse audiences. From singer/songwriters to comedians, entertainment influencers offer dynamic content ranging from behind-the-scenes videos to new song releases. Because entertainment influencers tend to have massive followings on social media, they’re the perfect partners for increasing brand awareness and generating product buzz. In a 2018 entertainment influencers post,  …

We’ll Shout It Out Here – Mother Jones

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters. Tipping generously has always been an ethical imperative in a broken system that underpays gig workers on the shaky premise that optional tipping is sufficient and sustainable, but during a pandemic it’s especially life-saving, and some customers are stepping up. An …

USCIS Announces Update to Policy Manual in regards to Naturalization and Absences

Today, February 26th, 2020 USCIS announced that it would introduce an update to the policy manual clarifying requirements in regards to a naturalization applicants’ absences from the U.S. UCSIS states that this update is meant to “align USCIS practice with congressional intent.” This update is specifically in relation to absences of more than six months …

CDC Announces New Travel Guidance in Response to Coronavirus

A new travel guidance announcement from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) specifies warnings regarding travel on long plane rides or cruise ship voyages. Given the scope of the Coronavirus Disease, we urge all international travelers to heed these precautions, and to familiarize themselves with the restrictions and recommendations made by the CDC and Department …

Coronavirus Update: India Suspends Most Visas, USCIS Extends Telework

India Suspends All Visas, via Washington Post: “In a dramatic step to contain the spread of the coronavirus, India’s health ministry late Wednesday announced it was suspending all existing visas from across the world till April 15. The move, which excludes diplomats, U.N. officials and those on employment or project visas, will come into force from Friday. This doesn’t impact …

USCIS Announces Temporary Office Closings in Certain Locations

As of March 16th, 2020 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has temporarily closed in four locations, including the following: Albany, New York Fort Benning, Georgia Fort Jackson, South Carolina Fort Sill, Oklahoma USCIS is advising visitors who have previously visited the closed locations to contact the following field offices for any assistance in regards …