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January 14, 2020 Featured in this issue: American Liaison Network Program and Community Liaison Volunteers Turkish Government Resources Available to Foreigners Living in Turkey Turkish Government Announces Elimination of Extension of Residence Permits in Turkey for Touristic Purpose Joint Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) FAQ Beware of Social Security Scams Voting in 2020 U.S. ...
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Coming Out of My Shell

September 4, 2019 by Asli Hercihan (YES 2012-2013, Turkey, hosted by AFS in Brodhead, WI) I was born in İstanbul, Turkey; a big city with 17 million people. I found out that I would be spending my exchange year in Brodhead, WI. Life in Brodhead could not have been more different than Istanbul. In Brodhead, we shoveled ...
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IEW: An Experience to Remember

November 27, 2019 By Verda Genel (YES 2019-20, Turkey, hosted with AFS in Camarillo, CA) International Education Week was indescribable! I had the best opportunities, met with lots of people and taught them lots of things! I started my presentations with a little guessing game – I showed a map without country names and asked students to ...
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