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#MyJ1Summer Photo Contest

Do you have a great photo from your J1 summer in the U.S.? Send them to us and win a new GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition! We want to see what makes a J1 summer a truly unforgettable experience. We will announce the winner of the contest at the J1 Connect event in the RDS on ...
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Lebanese National Admits Fraud in Procuring U.S. Immigration Benefits

A Lebanese man admitted in immigration court Monday he entered the United States without proper documentation and thereafter lied to obtain lawful immigration status in the country. The admission paves the way for his removal from the United States. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with ...
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Enniscorthy Riverside Jump Festival 2014

Assistant Public Affairs Officer Angie Smith, Chief Irish Government Whip, Paul Kehoe and the President of the Enniscorthy Chamber of Commerce spoke at the launch of Ireland’s only 1950s Rock & Roll Festival in SW Ireland. The event was a new fringe activity for the Riverside Jump Festival, which featured sixteen rock n roll bands ...
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This Is NOT A Game Ocean Challenge

This is Not a Game, a video game production challenge for students, will launch at the Festival of Curiosity on 24 July.  But this is not just a game.  The goal is to help to use the popularity of games to raise awareness of issues like over fishing, ocean pollution and ocean acidification.  The challenge ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scheduled Protests Wednesday, July 23, 2014

United States Embassy Dublin, Ireland Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scheduled Protests Wednesday, July 23, 2014   A protest related to the conflict in Gaza is scheduled to take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 1730 hoursbefore moving to Grafton Street. During the ...
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