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Dutch Expatriates Feel Welcome in Cleveland

“At times like these, Holland can seem pretty close, the newcomers say, close enough that Cleveland does not feel so foreign.” Robert L. Smith of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio writes about a local Dutch school, De Nederlandse School Cleveland, focused on preserving the Dutch culture in the United States. This school was organized […]…
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Dwellworks Partners with Educacion para el Desarollo for Mexico Charity Event

With donations from Dwellworks associates and consultants, our Mexico office purchased toys and candies for 88 children (ages 2-12) for a poor community in the State of Mexico on December 7th. This event was coordinated with the local group Educacion para el Desarollo (Education for Development), which works to create schools and educational programs for young […]…
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Future of the U.S. Rental Market

With the U.S. national apartment vacancy rate expected to remain low moving into 2014, much discussion surrounds the need for more policies catering to transferring employees choosing to rent rather than buy. Michelle Sandlin, Relocation Professional and Correspondent for the Houston Chronicle, presents this issue in her article On the Move: Future of U.S. Rental […]…
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Congratulations to the 2013 EMMA Award Winners!

Dwellworks congratulates all the winners of the 2013 EMMA Awards! We were honored to once again attend this industry event. For more information about this year’s winners, click here….
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Government Shutdown Effect – Social Security Applications

Here is the latest information on the impact the partial US government shutdown may have on relocation services, from the Social Security Administration (SSA): Effective with a Federal Government Shutdown October 1st, Social Security field offices will remain open with limited services.  Social Security card centers will be closed. Field offices will NOT be able to […]…
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I-94 and SSN Application Process Update

As of April 30, 2013, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) implemented the automated I-94 process for all air and sea ports. The automated I-94 process means that assignees arriving to the United States will no longer receive a hard-copy version of their I-94, as all information will now be stored electronically. (Note: this does […]…
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Foreign Service Officer Strike in Canada

A strike continues to disrupt Canadian visa applications as 150 Ottawa foreign service officers have left their processing centers. This strike significantly affects the plans of students, temporary workers and tourists who are trying to enter the country. According to Tim Edwards, the president of the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers, “the output of […]…
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Dwellworks Detroit office raises money for local teacher

The Detroit office recently completed a philanthropy event for Denby High School’s government class teacher, Jonathan Hui.  They raised money through a Penny War contest and by purchasing office supplies through Chalkfly (Chalkfly donates 5% of purchase to a local teacher’s classroom). Great job, team! Read more here….
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Dwellworks Voted a 2013 “Top Workplace” in Cleveland

Dwellworks was recognized as one of the 2013 “Top Workplaces” by The Plain Dealer in Cleveland. This award distinguishes 100 organizations as the best places to work in Northeast Ohio, based on feedback from employee surveys regarding work environment, management, and corporate culture. Dwellworks was voted 20th (up 10 places from 2012) among small businesses in […]…
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Important Change to I-94 Process

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently announced that effective April 30, 2013, transferees arriving into the U.S. will no longer receive a hard-copy version of their I-94, as all information will now be stored electronically. However, the Social Security Administration and state driver’s license agencies will continue to require a hard copy of the I-94 […]…
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