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Jul 29, 2015, 17:03 ET

New Report: Gulf Carrier Subsidies Threaten Major U.S. Economic Sector, Draws Key Parallels to Demise of the Shipbuilding Industry

 A new report says that the rapid, government-subsidized expansion of capacity by Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates into the United...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:49 ET

Lawsuit Funding Firm, Fair Rate Funding, Reports Increase in Lawsuit Funding Applicants In July

 Fair Rate Funding, a leader in the lawsuit funding industry, reports an increase in lawsuit funding applications in July.  Despite news...

Jul 24, 2015, 08:00 ET

Business Owners Call for Minimum Wage Raise on 6th Anniversary of Last Federal Increase

Today marks six years since the federal minimum wage was last increased in 2009. Business leaders say that raising the minimum wage will be good...

Jul 13, 2015, 21:00 ET
Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015 – Southeast Asia Jewellery Hub

Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair to return as the region's largest jewellery marketplace in October 2015 at Marina Bay Sands

SINGAPORE, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair will return for its third year as the largest fine jewellery...

Jul 08, 2015, 21:00 ET
Fantastic furniture fair in Hongqiao Shanghai! 2015.9.8-12 National Exhibition & Convention Center

China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) to Take Place in National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) this September

The 36th China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) (CIFF (Shanghai)) will take place in the National Exhibition & Convention Center...

Jul 08, 2015, 21:00 ET

Feria Internacional del Mueble de China (Shanghái) se desarrollará en el Centro Nacional de Exhibiciones y Convenciones (Shanghái) en septiembre

La versión 36 de la Feria Internacional del Mueble de China (Shanghái) (CIFF (Shanghái)) tendrá lugar en el Centro Nacional de...

Jul 08, 2015, 21:00 ET

Feira Internacional de Móveis da China (Xangai) terá lugar neste setembro no Centro Nacional de Exposições & Convenções (Xangai)

A 36a Feira Internacional de Móveis da China (Xangai) (CIFF (Xangai)) terá lugar no Centro Nacional de...

Jul 08, 2015, 08:19 ET

Cedar Fair Reports 5% Increase In Net Revenues Through July 4th Holiday Weekend

 Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today reported...

Jul 06, 2015, 17:11 ET
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a national, nonprofit, public-interest, membership organization of concerned citizens who share a common belief that our nation's immigration policies must be reformed to serve the national interest. Visit FAIR's website at www.fairus.org.

"Normalizing" Diplomatic Relations with Cuba Should Mean "Normalizing" Immigration Policy Too, Says FAIR

Last week's announcement that the United States is reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba should also trigger a repeal of our outdated...

Jul 06, 2015, 14:51 ET

Airports Ask For Consultations to Address $42 Billion In Gulf Airline Subsidies

Over 30 local and regional airports have joined a growing coalition that is calling on the U.S. government to open consultations with Qatar and the...

Jun 30, 2015, 15:37 ET

City of Pleasanton Unveils Traffic Mitigation Plan for July 4

The City of Pleasanton will unveil a traffic mitigation plan designed to coordinate a safe and efficient exit for the more than 70,000 fairgoers...

Jun 30, 2015, 15:18 ET

Defective Hip Lawsuit Funding Firm, Fair Rate Funding, Reports $4.5 Million Verdict in Wright Medical Technologies Hip Implant Lawsuit

 Fair Rate Funding, a leader in defective hip lawsuit funding, reports that a Plaintiff was recently awarded $4.5 million by a jury in Los...

Jun 30, 2015, 11:07 ET

La Feria Internacional del Mueble de China se realizará en el Centro Nacional de Convenciones y Exhibiciones en Shanghái

China Foreign Trade Centre (CFTC) (Group) está anunciando formalmente que desde el 2015, la Feria Internacional del Mueble de China...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:07 ET
Fantastic furniture fair in Hongqiao.Shanghai! 2015.9.8-12 National Exhibition & Convention Center

China International Furniture Fair to be Held at National Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai

China Foreign Trade Centre (CFTC) (Group) is formally announcing that starting 2015, China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) will take...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:07 ET

Feira Internacional de Móveis da China será realizada no National Exhibition & Convention Center em Xangai

O China Foreign Trade Centre (CFTC) (Grupo) formalmente anuncia que, a partir de 2015, a Feira Internacional de Móveis da China (China...

Jun 29, 2015, 13:39 ET

POFR Announces Media Availability Today: US Supreme Court to Hear Abigail Fisher v. Univ. of Texas

Today, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments in Abigail Fisher v. Univ. of Texas (Fisher II). This is the second time the...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:26 ET

POFR Announces: US Supreme Court to Hear Abigail Fisher v. Univ. of Texas

Today, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments in Abigail Fisher v. Univ. of Texas (Fisher II). This is the second time the...

Jun 23, 2015, 15:49 ET
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a national, nonprofit, public-interest, membership organization of concerned citizens who share a common belief that our nation's immigration policies must be reformed to serve the national interest. Visit FAIR's website at www.fairus.org

The Davis-Oliver Act Would Restore Meaningful Interior Enforcement of U.S. Immigration Laws, Says FAIR

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in support of The Michael...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:43 ET

Hundreds from Across Pennsylvania Rally in State Capitol for Full and Fair Education Funding

Hundreds of parents, students, clergy, local community leaders, teachers and other educators from across Pennsylvania joined members of the...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:59 ET
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a national, nonprofit, public-interest, membership organization of concerned citizens who share a common belief that our nation's immigration policies must be reformed to serve the national interest. Visit FAIR's website at www.fairus.org.

Adding Poland to Visa Waiver Program Invites More Immigration, Legal and Illegal, Warns FAIR

An amendment to the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations bill that would add Poland to the list of countries currently covered by the Visa...