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O'Mallan had worked as a ramp agent for Micronesian Air Cargo and was responsible for loading cargo onto the flights that transport U.S. mail from Guam to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. He also transported mail to Micronesian Air from a United Airlines contractor to be delivered to ...
Employers could consider visas including the H-1B for skilled workers or the H-2B for seasonal work, as a federal cap that applies in other states doesn't apply to the Northern Mariana Islands, given the local labor shortage, said Janet King, an immigration attorney in Saipan. Other visas, like the EB-3, which ...

The Department of the Interior is responsible for coordinating federal policy with respect to the territories of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and administering and overseeing U.S. federal assistance provided to the Freely Associated ...
FILE - In this June 8, 2016 file photo, Del. Gregorio Sablan, D-Northern Mariana Islands, appears before a House Rules Committee at the Capitol in Washington. A push to save and expand a controversial visa program unique to the Northern Mariana Islands is hitting the skids after recent cases of labor ...
... Kanoa's Andruw Omelau (4) and Merrick Toves (4), Matansa's Joshua De Leon (3), and MP United's Dai Podziewski (3) and Miyawaki (3). Meanwhile, action in the youth league will resume this Saturday after Northern Mariana Islands Football Association called off the games last weekend in observance ...
Finally, respondents can note that they are citizens born in one of America's four territories with birth right citizenship: Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Island, or the Northern Mariana Islands. Douglas Mack, author of “The Not-Quite-States of America,” pointed out two problems. First, the question implies ...

The club, which is one of the four founding members of Northern Mariana Islands Football Association, has won 38 championships to date and has produced the most number of men's, women's and youth members of the CNMI national teams in the last 10 years. It has competed in several off-island ...
The contest is open to young people in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, the U.S. territory of Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Students in grades 9-12 in public, private and parochial schools or home-schooled students of ...
The Department of Labor (DOL) initiated a wide-ranging investigation into the ongoing construction of the Saipan Casino and Hotel on the island of Saipan in the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. According to the DOL, investigators with the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) determined that ...
Drought in the Northern Mariana Islands is expected to worsen in the next couple of weeks, according to a notice yesterday from the National Weather Service Forecast Office out of Tiyan, Guam. The NWS notice said that satellite images show very dry weather over the Mariana Islands and remain in ...
The CNMI celebrates tomorrow a milestone that was crossed about 42 years ago that gave the Northern Mariana Islands its status as a commonwealth. On March 24, 1976, the U.S government signed the agreement known as the Covenant Agreement that allowed the Northern Mariana Islands to enter into ...
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of the Interior released yesterday $2,501,621 in funding to the Northern Mariana Islands to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects. This is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies from revenues generated ...
A consortium involving a local renewable energy company is moving forward with a project to add 8 megawatts of solar power in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. San Antonio-based Buenavista Renewables LLC and Guam-based Micronesia Renewable Energy Inc. secured a $4.2 million loan from ...
Livingstone, who endorsed Zakim's campaign, said he developed the idea together with Zakim, and after working in the Northern Mariana Islands, where election day was on Saturday. Livingstone said the goal is "to allow for more flexible schedules." "In Massachusetts, you would get a higher percentage ...
The council is mandated by the US Congress to manage federal fisheries of Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Pacific Remote Island Areas. Recommendations by WPRMC are transmitted to the US Secretary of Commerce for final approval.
He will also share his thoughts on the need to preserve historical documents and other records relating to the Northern Mariana Islands. “Your Humanities Half-Hour” radio program is sponsored the Northern Marianas Humanities Council. It airs each Sunday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. on Power 99, with host ...
Working families in the Marianas should not be forgotten—especially in this time of economic growth, when the Commonwealth government is spending money on lots of other priorities. That is why I recommended to the Legislature ending the local tax on the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC.

The Farm Service Agency joins the council in thanking American agricultural producers, especially in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, for their contributions to the nation's outstanding quality of life. This year's theme, “Agriculture: Food for Life,” ...
The Pacific Islands Committee of the Ninth Judicial Circuit was established to fulfill oversight responsibilities with respect to the judiciaries of the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the former Trust Territories of the Federated States of ...
This year's program will bring approximately 190 high school-aged students from American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as the freely associated states of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, and Palau, to Washington, D.C. for civic education programs ...
The companies, contracted by Hong Kong's Imperial Pacific International, brought workers on tourist visas, paid them less than required by law and failed to secure proper work authorization by exploiting a visa waiver program that allows Chinese citizens to travel to the Northern Mariana Islands.
A federal judge ordered the Navy to file additional documents in a case that challenges proposed military training in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, but the military this week objected, stating the documents aren't relevant. At issue is whether the military has filed with the court all of the ...
The companies, contracted by Hong Kong's Imperial Pacific International, brought workers on tourist visas, paid them less than required by law and failed to secure proper work authorization by exploiting a visa waiver program that allows Chinese citizens to travel to the Northern Mariana Islands.
HONOLULU, HI – The U.S. Department of Labor has finalized a series of settlements with contractors on Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands that will pay a collective $13.9 million in back wages and damages to thousands of employees who came from China to build the Saipan ...
Four Chinese construction firms will pay nearly $14 million in back wages and damages to thousands of Chinese workers for construction of a casino in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Investigators found the contractors paid employees less than what was required by law, ...
After less than a month since being introduced, the US Workforce Act received its time in the spotlight during a hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Delegate of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gregorio Sablan sponsored the bill, and ...
Over the years, Congress has decided on a per territory basis to allow those born in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands to claim citizenship by birth. American Samoa's population of about 55,000, however, has continued to fall to the wayside. "This is the holding ...
... Pacific Casino gather in front of their living quarters before a protest in Saipan, the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. commonwealth in the Western Pacific. ... failed to secure proper work authorization by exploiting a visa waiver program that allows Chinese citizens to travel to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Yet, this piece of legislation is repeating exactly the problem with HPO by providing another enabling public policy to give seven individuals to decide on the disposition and destiny of our 4,000 years cultural and historical heritage in the Northern Mariana Islands. We must recognize that there needs to be a ...
Over the years, Congress has decided on a per territory basis to allow those born in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands to claim citizenship by birth. American Samoa's population of about 55,000, however, has continued to fall to the wayside. "This is the holding ...


 

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