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Americares and Walgreens Offer Flu Shots for Uninsured and Underinsured Patients

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Americares and Walgreens Offer Flu Shots for Uninsured and Underinsured Patients

By Tribuna Staff

Americares Free Clinics and Walgreens are offering no-cost flu shots in October to help keep the uninsured and underinsured healthy this flu season. Now in its fourth year, the partnership annually vaccinates nearly 700 Fairfield County residents who cannot afford a flu shot. “The best time to get vaccinated is before the flu begins spreading…

Free Tax Preparation Available in Your Neighborhood

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Free Tax Preparation Available in Your Neighborhood

By NVCC’s Waterbury Campus Will Host VITA Site

For individuals who earn $54,000 or less, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help those who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing of Federal and State returns. Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Waterbury campus will be one of five Waterbury-area…

USCIS Launches Mobile Form for Replacing Green Card

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USCIS Launches Mobile Form for Replacing Green Card

By Tribuna Staff

Lawful permanent residents who file the online Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, without assistance from an attorney or accredited representative, can now file their form and upload evidence entirely on a mobile device. The redesign of the online Form I-90 also allows lawful permanent residents to navigate the site more easily, making…

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

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USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS began issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017. These redesigns use enhanced graphics and fraud-resistant security…

New Milford Library Asks for Suggestion on How to Assist the Latino Community

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New Milford Library Asks for Suggestion on How to Assist the Latino Community

By Sally Tornow - Director New Milford Public Library

Dear Editor, New Milford Public Library is honored to be one of the new outlets for the Tribuna Connecticut publication. We are proud to offer several services that are helpful to everyone (JobNow, Mango Languages and Ancestry.com, to name a few), but we are hoping to be of greater service to the Latino community of…

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By Danbury Police Department

The Danbury Police Department has received several reports of a person posing as a “health inspector” for the City of Danbury and charging businesses for inspections. The male caller will call unsuspecting businesses and identify himself as a city of Danbury Health Inspector and demand credit card prepayments over the phone for an inspection that…

Fraudulent Magazine Sales Companies Resurface in Connecticut  

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Fraudulent Magazine Sales Companies Resurface in Connecticut  

By Tribuna Staff

JULY 29, 2016 – The Department of Consumer Protection has become aware that fraudulent door-to-door magazine companies may be resurfacing this summer, in particular in the New London area. The difference between this scam and many others is that members of these magazine sales crews are often victims of the scam themselves. Almost all crew members end up indebted to whatever…