Plan to Travel More in 2019

Studies show that of the most common resolutions that are made, the ones involving more travel are more likely to be accomplished.

Plan to Travel More in 2019

As we head towards the end of 2018, there are many people hoping for better days to come in the New Year. Each year millions of people compile their list of things they plan to accomplish for the New Year. Most common on people’s list of resolutions include: a desire to lose weight, save money, […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Community-Based Opportunities to Consult with Defense Lawyers and File Motions to Erase Convictions for Cases that are No Longer Being Prosecuted in Brooklyn

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Press Release, Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced two community-based sessions next week where individuals who have been previously convicted in Brooklyn for a misdemeanor marijuana possession offense will be able to meet with a defense lawyer at no cost and fill out a motion asking to erase that conviction. […]

Fire Your Landlord and Become an American Home Owner

Information is power. Get the information you need to become a first-time homebuyer in New York City.

Fire Your Landlord and Become an American Home Owner

Workers World Today has partnered with Equity Smart Realty, Chamber Coalition, Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal and Figeroux and Associates to bring you the following seminar on Home Ownership. If you are a first-time homebuyer and are interested in learning about the home-buying process, this will be a great opportunity for you. Register now […]

H1B: Specialty Worker Visa

Dr. Michio Kaku speaks about how America's poor educational system has created a shortage of Americans who can perform high skilled technology jobs. As a result, America's H-1B visa is used to attract immigrants who are skilled enough to perform these jobs.

By FALAW Since the enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990, U.S. immigration policy favors those that have skills, experience, or the financial capability to come to the U.S. As such, the H-1B Specialty Worker Visa was created to attract professionals with specialty skills to come and work in the U.S. Under H-1B, the petitioning […]

Catholics Hold Majority in the U.S. Supreme Court

No entity is free from subjectivity—not even in the workplace—so an association of the Catholic faith held by the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court with their key rulings becomes problematic.

Catholics Hold Majority in the U.S. Supreme Court

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – A little-known fact regarding the U.S. Supreme Court justices entails their religious stance—a majority are of the Catholic faith. This results in a more conservative group of individuals ruling on issues concerning education, gay rights and abortion. In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., privately held, for-profit corporations were given […]

New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

The law is an attempt to attract more workers to Japan while still trying to make it very tough for them to settle permanently. But some experts say it doesn’t do enough to address the yawning labor gap.

New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

By Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi (The Washington Post) Japan’s parliament passed an immigration law Saturday that aims to attract 345,000 foreign workers over the next five years, seeking to plug gaps in the country’s rapidly shrinking and aging workforce. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government forced through the law despite protests from opposition parties that argued […]

Press Release: GreenWave Advisors Founder, Matt Karnes to Keynote Cannabis Conference

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer projects a $3 billion industry for New York State, and $1 billion for NYC alone, leading to $772 million a year in combined tax revenue for the city and state.

NEW YORK – Matthew Karnes, CPA, founder of Greenwave Advisors LLC, will discuss the state of the cannabis industry during the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Cannabis Conference on Dec. 11, at Convene, 730 Third Avenue, in New York City. During the conference, Karnes will share what’s to come in legislation, market growth […]

Christmas in the Caribbean

Pack your bags and head for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean

Christmas in the Caribbean

Instead of spending time and money to host relatives in your home where you don’t have enough room to accommodate them – pack your bags and head for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean.  Take the stress and pressure out of holiday planning.  Most quality, all-inclusive resorts have special holiday programs, holiday parties, festive meals, live shows, […]

Comptroller Stringer: New Marijuana Revenues Need to Go to Communities Most Impacted by Cannabis Enforcement

An analysis done by the Comptroller’s Office in May estimated the cannabis market could result in $336 million in annual tax revenue for the city, on top of $436 million for the state.

Comptroller Stringer: New Marijuana Revenues Need to Go to Communities Most Impacted by Cannabis Enforcement

Press Release (New York City Comptroller’s Office)  New analysis identifies neighborhoods hit hardest by enforcement policies and offers road map for building equity in adult-use marijuana industry Data shows discriminatory cannabis enforcement targets low-income New Yorkers (New York, NY) — As New York moves closer to legalizing cannabis for adult use, New York City Comptroller Scott […]

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.   Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a […]