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Lady Gaga jumps into a lake: Charitable giving or celeb self-promotion? 
Christian Science Monitor - 10 Hours ago
Celebrity involvement can help catapult a charitable cause to global awareness and draw in millions of dollars in fundraising. But is there a line between charity and self-promotion? Pop star Lady Gaga     Add Comment

The Top Five Most Promising Trends in Philanthropy 
Forbes.com - 10 Hours ago
1. Impact investing is seen as the most promising trend by most philanthropists, 52%, worldwide, according to the BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index 2015. While not strictly philanthropy, impact     Add Comment

Conference to help nonprofits utilize technology [Austin American-Statesman] 
Bloomberg - 10 Hours ago
March 02--This week, the Nonprofit Technology Conference, which helps nonprofits use technology to maximize their goals, will take over the Austin Convention Center from Wednesday through Friday. Amy     Add Comment

United Way of New York City Receives Charitable Gift From TD Bank 
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - March 02, 2015) - United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, the organization has received a grant from the TD Charitable     Add Comment

Mig Financial Group Inaugurates Charity Program In The Dallas,... 
San Francisco Chronicle - 10 Hours ago
Mig Financial Group launches a local charity program in the Dallas, Texas area to seek active support from the agency’s network of customers and business partners in helping the community. Its first campaign     Add Comment

A.M.BestTV: ‘First Monday’ Review & Preview: Overarching Issues Threaten Positive  
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
A.M.BestTV: ‘First Monday’ Review & Preview: Overarching Issues Threaten Positive Results in U.S. Property/Casualty Sector In this first of four “First Monday” episodes exploring the
A.M.BESTTV : ‘First Monday’ Review & Preview: Overarching Issues Threaten Positive  4 Traders
A.M.BestTV: 'First Monday' Review & Preview: Overarching Issues Threaten Positive  CNBC
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Watch Alec Baldwin Valiantly Attempt to Rap for Charity 
Time - 12 Hours ago
Chance the Rapper provides beats Alec Baldwin is many things: An actor, philanthropist, dating advice guru, podcaster and former Words with Friends enthusiast . Now, he can add rapper to that list.     Add Comment

Building Opportunity by Investing in Change: Philanthropy Takes Charge on Expanding  
Reuters - 12 Hours ago
PR Newswire WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 WASHINGTON , March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of more than 40 national, regional and local foundations has taken aggressive action to improve life
Building Opportunity by Investing in Change: Philanthropy Takes Charge on Finwin
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Foresters partners with The Red Cross to help Americans prepare for emergencies 
Bloomberg - 12 Hours ago
New partnership program equips everyday heroes with training, kits March is Red Cross Month TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Foresters™, an international financial services provider, and the American     Add Comment

Banking on charitable giving 
USA Today - 13 Hours ago
Robert "Bobby" Jain is one of the most powerful bankers in the world, but what he might ultimately become better known for is his quirky approach to tackling social issues. One philanthropic fantasy:     Add Comment

Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
TO: NEWS PRODUCERS, ASSIGNMENT EDITORS, NUTRITION/FAMILY INTEREST REPORTERS SATELLITE FEEDS: Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 6:30 PM - 6:45 PM ET 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM ET Galaxy     Add Comment

Independence Blue Cross executive Lorina Marshall-Blake Named 2015 United Way Women's  
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation to receive award on March 25 PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2015 PHILADELPHIA , March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lorina Marshall-Blake,     Add Comment

Instagram Phenom 'Hot Dudes Reading' Launches National Cause Campaign In Support  
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
"Hot Dudes Reading for a Cause" to Provide New Books to Kids in Need PR Newswire WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 WASHINGTON , March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book  and Instagram
Instagram Phenom 'Hot Dudes Reading' Launches National Cause Campaign In Finwin
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Philippine Philanthropic Fund Launched to Increase Filipino Diaspora Engagement 
BusinessWeek - 16 Hours ago
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) have partnered to launch the Philippine Philanthropic Fund (PPF). A Memorandum     Add Comment

Eric Morecambe run for Comic Relief 
BBC - 16 Hours ago
The "Leg it with Eric" race will be held the day after Red Nose Day A fun run inspired by Eric Morecambe will be held in his Lancashire hometown for Comic Relief on 14 March. The inaugural "Leg it with     Add Comment

Vodafone Ghana supports NGO educational project 
Telecompaper - 10 Hours ago
The Vodafone Ghana Foundation and Educators International (EI) have launched 'Phonics by Phone Project', a mobile application compatible with normal mobile phones. It is part of Vodafone's 'Mobile for     Add Comment

United Way of New York City Receives Charitable Gift From TD Bank 
A.M. Best - 10 Hours ago
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United Way of New York City Receives Charitable Gift From TD Bank Marketwired 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
) - United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, the organization has received a grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of     Add Comment

British charity bids to ban French from smacking children 
France24 - 10 Hours ago
The mysterious fates of Putin critics Read more 'Agent Storm': How a militant Islamist became a CIA spy Read more Poll gives far-right Le Pen boost ahead of regional vote Read
‘Priceless’ art stolen from Chinese museum in French castle Fontainebleau France24
Netanyahu softens anti-Obama rhetoric ahead of speech to US Congress France24
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NGO seeks higher compensation for coconut growers to conserve vulture nests 
Times of India - 11 Hours ago
PUNE: Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working in the field of nature conservation, has urged the forest department to increase the amount of the compensation awarded to coconut     Add Comment
>>   US immigration
Voices: This time immigration impasse can do real harm 
USA Today - 14 Hours ago
MIAMI – Around this time two years ago, a bipartisan group of eight senators came together in an effort to at last solve our nation's immigration problem. In a politically toxic Congress, where little
Voices: Immigration impasse can do real harm USA Today
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For Rubio, immigration shift could win the right but hurt elsewhere 
Miami Herald - 11 Hours ago
At a gathering of the nation’s conservative political activists last week, Sen. Marco Rubio won back at least some of the trust he’d lost in 2013, when he helped broker a bipartisan immigration plan.     Add Comment

15 Tons of Pot (Not Mattresses) Seized at US-Mexico Border 
NewsMax.com - 16 Hours ago
More than 15 tons of marijuana hidden inside a tractor-trailer shipment designated as a cargo of mattresses was seized at a California border crossing by U.S. customs officers, the biggest narcotics bust     Add Comment

IRS Says Illegal Immigrants Eligible for Tax Credits 
Heritage Foundation - 10 Hours ago
Following questions raised by a prominent senator last month, the Internal Revenue Service clarified that illegal immigrants granted deferred action by President Obama are eligible for tax credits.     Add Comment

Buck Breaks Pledge Not to Fund Obama Immigration Program 
Huffington Post - 11 Hours ago
In standing with House Speaker John Boehner on Friday to avert the shutdown, albeit temporarily, of the Department of Homeland Security, Colorado's new Republican Congressman Ken Buck has apparently had     Add Comment

3 Tips To Avoid Screwing Up Your H-1B Application 
Law360 - 11 Hours ago
By Aaron Vehling Law360, New York (March 02, 2015, 3:21 PM ET) -- It is hard enough to secure an H-1B visa for a highly skilled worker because the low cap keeps them in demand, but some applications     Add Comment

Letters of the Week: Mar 02 - Mar 06 
ILW.COM - 11 Hours ago
Legal H1B without opportunity to stay too It amazes me that all the attention n is on illegal immigration and none to legal immigration. What do you mean you may ask? Well, my wife and I are here for     Add Comment

H-1B Spouses In The US Will Be Allowed To Work 
Weekly Voice - 11 Hours ago
Washington: Washington announced this week that it will provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders beginning May 26, a move that is expected to benefit thousands of talented and professional
Spouses of H-1B visa holders to get work permits in US ZeeNews.com
US to provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders from May 26 Times of India
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ILW.COM - 12 Hours ago
by Chris Musillo Starting May 26, 2105, certain H-4 spouses of H-1B holders can file for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The full regulation has just been published. Musillo Unkenholt     Add Comment

H-4 Spouse Employment Authorization and H-1B Cap Reminder 
National Law Review - 12 Hours ago
On May 26, 2015, USCIS will begin accepting employment authorization applications for some H-4 dependent spouses. H-4 spouses are eligible for work authorization if their H-1B spouses have: an approved     Add Comment

Anonymous hacktivist deported back to US after failed asylum bid 
Russia Today - 12 Hours ago
18:47 Matt Dehart (Image from facebook.com/freemattdehart) A United States military veteran who claims he was interrogated and tortured by American officials as part of an alleged investigation     Add Comment

Kansas Hotel Owner Sentenced to 21 Months for Employing Undocumented Workers 
ILW.COM - 12 Hours ago
By Bruce Buchanan, Siskind Susser A Kansas hotel co-owner, Rhonda R. Bridge, was sentenced in federal court to 21 months in prison for employing undocumented workers at two hotels in the Kansas City     Add Comment

Complaint: Obama Admin Unlawfully Coercing Mexican Nationals into Self-Deportation 
ILW.COM - 12 Hours ago
The Obama administration is being sued again, this time for allegedly engaging in "abusive and illegal practices" that coerce citizens of Mexico into abandoning defenses that could prevent their deportation.     Add Comment

Obama’s Police Task Force Recommends Scrapping FBI’s ‘Immigration Violator’ Database 
Daily Caller - 12 Hours ago
A task force appointed by President Barack Obama to reform policing in the U.S. is recommending that the Department of Justice scrap an FBI database that gathers and maintains information on certain “immigration     Add Comment

Navigating H-1B Requirements: The Existence of a Valid Employer-Employee Relationship 
JD Supra - 13 Hours ago
To obtain an H-1B visa, a petitioner must establish that it will have an employment relationship with the beneficiary. While this seems like a very simple and easy enough thing to do, the problem is that     Add Comment

UCLA workshop: Illegal immigrants are like AIDS victims 
Town Hall - 13 Hours ago
Last week, UCLA hosted a workshop titled “Undocumented and Acting Up: Queering Sovereignty in the Immigrant Rights Movement” led by New York University’s Cristina Beltrán.     Add Comment

US Border Patrol working to hire and train female agents 
MSN News - 13 Hours ago
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Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants May Apply for Employment Authorization 
JD Supra - 13 Hours ago
President Obama’s immigration executive order provides an opportunity for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants to obtain employment authorization. Until now, H-4 nonimmigrants were not     Add Comment

Tensions ease on Israeli border; Deadline pushed for Jordanian swap; Mil Comp recommendations  
Defense One - 13 Hours ago
The Israeli Defense Minister said Israel has received an important message from Hezbollah this morning as tensions ease slightly on the border after two Israeli soldiers were killed. Al Jazeera: “Moshe     Add Comment

Jeb Bush clings to unpopular views on immigration, Common Core 
CBS News - 2/27/2015
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush speaks during an interview at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Alex Wong, In a departure     Add Comment

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