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How’s Your French? Bodyguard Course Review


How’s your French?

A brief 60 seconds review of the ICON Executive Protection Academy. Benjamin Alozie, Director of ICON Global Risk, speaks to a recent French Canadian graduate of the ICON Executive Protection Academy on his experience in the program.


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To learn more about ICON visit www.Industry-Icon.com/Training.

Bodyguard Fights to Stay in US

Ran across an very interesting  article regarding Nikolaos Skokos, the bodyguard to international singer Celine Dion and his battle against the US Department of Homeland Security to obtain a  permanent Visa.   Mr. Skokos, a Canadian resident is petitioning to stay in America under a little known immigration policy that that allows “aliens of extraordinary ability” — whether they are scientists, artists, athletes or in this case Executive Protection Agents — to become permanent residents.  the challenge is that Mr. Skokos has had to prove that “extraordinary ability” to the US Government.


For the full story, click HERE.