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2 Iloilo towns ban home delivery (of babies)
By Florence F. Hibionada

Tue 12th April 2011

Notice to all expectant mothers (and the fathers, as well): The municipalities of Dueńas and Estancia, Iloilo have officially prohibited, and banned, home deliveries – of babies.

As such, public notice goes out too, to all medical health practitioners and traditional birth attendants. With town Ordinances passed, it is now illegal to aid a pregnant woman due to give birth in the confines of the family home. The legal way to do it, or at least in Dueńas and Estancia, is only with the town’s authorized birthing clinics, health centers or hospital.
GOOD NEWS TO U.S. JOBSEEKERS
Opening of U.S. H-1B cap season to kick off hiring of foreign workers

By Alex P. Vidal/PNS

Sat 2nd April 2011

US-based companies may resume hiring foreign workers in specialty occupations as the United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the opening of H-1B fiscal year 2010 cap season.

Foreign workers that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers can avail of the H-1B program to be used by American employers, announced the USCIS.
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