Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, 2015 that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2016. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the advanced degree exemption, also known as the masters cap.
Washington, DC - NASA will hold a media and public event at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 16, to share scientific findings and technical accomplishments of the agency’s MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft.
Washington, DC - Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate:
First Lady Michelle Obama And Children From Across The Country To Plant Seventh Annual White House Kitchen Garden
Washington, DC - The First Lady will join students from across the country to plant the White House Kitchen Garden for the seventh year in a row. In 2009, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and wellbeing of our nation—a conversation that evolved into her Let’s Move! initiative.
Imperial, California - Joel, 24, and his bride to be, Ashley, 23, of New Berlin, Illinois have been an item ever since kindergarten. So, it was no surprise they decided to tie the knot after all those years. But the reception they got when they announced their wedding made them the celebrity couple of the day, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Warsaw, Poland, on April 13 to meet with senior government officials to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues. She will also meet with members of the business community.