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How to Vote in U.S. Elections as an Immigrant or Expatriate

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Voting is perhaps the most important right one has as an American citizen. It’s one of the few ways that a person can make their voice known in a democratic society. It’s also a right that is not afforded to many citizens living under dictatorships or beneath an authoritarian government, and it’s a right that…

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Remittance Africa Conference Comes to Nigeria in 2018

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This fall, the city of Lagos, Nigeria will welcome the largest gathering of money transfer providers, speakers, sponsors and industry partners on the African continent.  The Lagos Oriental Hotel will host the seventh Remittance Africa conference October 23-24, under the banner headline ‘Unlocking Opportunities in Money Transfer and Payment Systems in Africa.’  The conference promises to…

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The Effects of Immigration on the U.S Economy

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Many of the conveniences that we enjoy in our lives would not exist without the forces of globalization and international migration. From the food that we eat to the technology that we depend on, our lives now are fundamentally intertwined with people, companies, and policies from countries worldwide. The more that we know about the…

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Exploring the Top Immigrant-Friendly Cities in the United States

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What is a sanctuary city? The term “sanctuary city” refers to a municipality that may limit its cooperation with the federal government’s efforts to enforce immigration law. The movement for sanctuary cities in the United States arose during the 1980s when the federal government was refusing to grant asylum to refugees arriving from certain Central…

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A History of Immigration in the United States

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It could be argued that wherever there have been humans, there has always been immigration. There are many popular theories about the origin of humans; some speculate that as a species, we originated in a single point and slowly migrated to populate different parts of the planet, long before the concept of countries or borders…

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Happy Independence Day to the Philippines

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Known as “Araw ng Kasarinlan” (or “Day of Freedom”), June 12th is the Philippines Independence Day, and this year the Philippines is celebrating its 120th Anniversary of Independence. Along with the many events commemorating the occasion, the entire country will be engaging in a national party that will include parades, picnics, barbeques, and fireworks. A…

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Rate Alert: Philippine Peso Exchange Rate Increase

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With Remitly, your money stretches further so your loved ones receive more pesos. We’ve noticed the Philippine Peso (PHP) exchange rate has gone up (as of late Thursday, 5/10/2018). Take advantage of these great rates while they last. Bonus: This is just in time for Mother’s Day! Send now so mom gets more. Whether you’re…

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