As Poland Prepares to Vote: The Deep-Rooted Tensions of Kaczyński and Tusk Take Center Stage


The upcoming parliamentary election in Poland is underscored by a 20-year intense rivalry between Jarosław Kaczyński, the country’s de facto leader, and Donald Tusk, former president of the European Council and current leader of the opposition Civic Platform party. Their bitter feud, which is deeply personal, has significantly influenced Polish politics, writes Financial Times. The … Read more

Behind the Lines: How Poland’s Rzeszów Became Ukraine’s Lifeline and Russia’s Target

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Rzeszów serves as a primary logistics hub for weapon deliveries to Ukraine amidst its conflict with Russia, reports The Wall Street Journal. The hub’s significance surged post Russia’s 2022 Ukraine invasion. Interestingly, an intoxicated local uncovered a Russian espionage plot to disrupt weapon transports by spotting a suspicious camera. Despite recent Poland-Ukraine diplomatic disagreements over … Read more

U.S. Funding Cuts Leave Europe Grappling with Ukraine Aid Dilemma

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The U.S. decision to exclude aid for Ukraine in a recent funding measure has left Europe grappling with the potential need to fill the support gap, writes The Walls Street Journal. This move was met with concern by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who emphasized Ukraine’s resolve against Russia. In response, European foreign ministers convened in … Read more

$550,000 in scholarships from Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union


This year’s scholarship program of the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union saw scholarships awarded to a record number of 512 young members of the Credit Union, with a total value of $550,000. In this edition of the PSFCU scholarship program, 324 high-school graduates and 188 college students were awarded. The winners received scholarships up … Read more

California Expands Mobile Driver’s License Pilot Program to the General Public


The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has expanded its Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) pilot program to the general public, after initially launching it in May with a limited number of participants, reports NBC Los Angeles. The pilot program allows residents to upload their driver’s license to their smartphones via the CA DMV Wallet app. … Read more

At naturalization ceremonies, it will now be possible to add your name to the voter lists


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its Policy Manual to clarify and enhance voter registration procedures at administrative naturalization ceremonies. The revised guidance affirms that voter registration services will be made accessible at each ceremony and outlines coordination measures with governmental and non-governmental organizations. A new Form N-401 has also been introduced to … Read more