It’s Time for a Girls’ Trip

It’s Time for a Girls’ Trip

By Victoria Falk Call your friends and pack your bags, because it’s time to go. Yes, it’s time to go on a girls’ trip. There are multiple benefits of taking a vacation, and even more when you’re traveling with friends. The social benefits of taking a vacation are huge. As you’re exploring new and fabulous […]

Citizenship will no longer be automatic for children of some US military members living overseas

The updated policy directly impacts US government employees and service members, many of whom are temporarily assigned to posts overseas for extended periods. The policy says children living abroad with a parent who is a US government employee or US service member will not be considered to be " 'residing in the United States' for purposes of acquiring citizenship" under a section of immigration law.

Citizenship will no longer be automatic for children of some US military members living overseas

By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, and Ryan Browne, CNN Washington (CNN) – The Trump administration is making it more difficult for the children of some US service members and US government employees living abroad to automatically become US citizens, according to a policy alert released Wednesday by US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The rule appears to primarily […]

The answer to organized labor’s woes? Immigrants.

The answer to organized labor’s woes? Immigrants.

This Labor Day will be a historic one for a coalition of organized labor and immigrant rights advocates in New York. In January, both camps celebrated the passage of the state DREAM Act, which made undocumented immigrants eligible for in-state college tuition assistance. Several months later, the state Legislature overcame bipartisan resistance to authorize driver’s licenses for […]

Could Celery Help Me Quit Smoking? An Experiment in Wellness

Could Celery Help Me Quit Smoking? An Experiment in Wellness

By Nora Deligter, Vogue Quitting smoking, according to me, is a matter of replacing one bad habit (that has brought me the greatest joy), with other, less joyful, habits. Unlike the dictionary’s definition—which speaks to permanently leaving (a place), if you were curious—mine is rooted in grueling process, not permanence, and experimentation, not expulsion. After […]