Georgia Woman Arrested for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Kim Anh Vo, a.k.a. “F@ng,” a.k.a. “SyxxZMC,” a.k.a. “Zozo,” a.k.a. “Miss.Bones,” a.k.a. “Sage Pi,” a.k.a. “Kitty Lee,” was arrested this morning in Hephzibah, Georgia. Vo was charged by a criminal Complaint with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Vo is expected to … Read moreGeorgia Woman Arrested for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank LTD. Admits Its Employees Helped U.S.Taxpayers Conceal Income and Assets

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., (Mizrahi-Tefahot) and its subsidiaries, United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. (UMBS) and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd.  (Mizrahi Trust Company), entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of Justice filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. … Read moreMizrahi-Tefahot Bank LTD. Admits Its Employees Helped U.S.Taxpayers Conceal Income and Assets

Opening Statement of Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division Before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Chairman Serrano, Ranking Member Aderholt, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today.  It is an honor to serve as the Assistant Attorney General and as the voice of the women and men of the Civil Rights Division.  Thank you for making the time for this important hearing.  … Read moreOpening Statement of Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division Before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Harris County, Texas, to Ensure Polling Place Accessibility for Voters with Disabilities

The Justice Department today reached an agreement with Harris County, Texas, to resolve its lawsuit in the Southern District of Texas alleging that Harris County violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide an accessible voting program to voters with disabilities, including accessible polling places. Harris County’s voting program—the … Read moreJustice Department Reaches Agreement with Harris County, Texas, to Ensure Polling Place Accessibility for Voters with Disabilities

USCIS News : H1B Premium Processing Now Open for all Petitions – FAQs

As you all know H1B Premium processing was suspended till Feb 19, 2019 and opened in phases with it open for H1B 2019 cap petitions first and then for petitions that were filed before Dec 21, 2018. Many have been waiting for their turn to expedite their H1B petition processing. Earlier today USCIS announced that … Read moreUSCIS News : H1B Premium Processing Now Open for all Petitions – FAQs

Bullet Edition No. 2

(SGS Subscription required) • Latest Retail Sales, Employment and Monetary Base Show Increasingly Negative Economic Trends • January 2019 Retail Sales Signaled a Downside Revision to Fourth-Quarter 2018 GDP, Along With an Early Indication for a First-Quarter 2019 GDP Contraction • Annual Growth in February 2019 Payrolls Slowed in a Manner Consistent With a Faltering … Read moreBullet Edition No. 2

Senators seek briefing on journalist, activist surveillance

WASHINGTON – Top lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee are requesting an unclassified briefing on a database kept by Customs and Border Protection that tracked journalists and others in a large migrant caravan last fall. The committee’s chairman, Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and its ranking Democrat, Ron Wyden of Oregon, sent a letter Monday … Read moreSenators seek briefing on journalist, activist surveillance

Senators seek briefing on journalist, activist surveillance

WASHINGTON – Top lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee are requesting an unclassified briefing on a database kept by Customs and Border Protection that tracked journalists and others in a large migrant caravan last fall. The committee’s chairman, Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and its ranking Democrat, Ron Wyden of Oregon, sent a letter Monday … Read moreSenators seek briefing on journalist, activist surveillance

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Bullish Signals from Manufacturing About the U.S. Economy

U.S. machine tool orders – for anyone who’s not a manufacturing junkie, could anything sound more boring? And yet, because machine tools of various kinds are what manufacturers use to make a wide range of industrial products, their sales are a key indicator of the sector’s health, and especially its future prospects. After all, if … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Bullish Signals from Manufacturing About the U.S. Economy

Asurion to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Asurion, LLC, an international customer service support provider for electronic devices based in Nashville, Tenn., has agreed to pay $50,000 and furnish significant relief to settle a federal lawsuit charging disability discrimination brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. Please follow and like us:

Statement from Secretary Ross on the President’s Budget: “A Budget For A Better America”

Statement from Secretary Ross on the President’s Budget: “A Budget For A Better America” kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 03/11/2019 – 14:17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 11, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov The President’s budget sets forth policies that will ensure the continued economic successes of the Trump Administration.  The Budget for a Better America … Read moreStatement from Secretary Ross on the President’s Budget: “A Budget For A Better America”

USINPAC Urges U.S. to Say No to IMF Funding for Pakistan

Washington DC: In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, USINPAC urged assistance in opposing any International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans to Pakistan until Pakistan ends state-sponsored terrorism. “USINPAC is not against the people of Pakistan, or aid for education, economic development, women’s empowerment, etc.,” Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, said. “But we … Read moreUSINPAC Urges U.S. to Say No to IMF Funding for Pakistan

Report for America Announces $250k in Support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Gift from craigslist founder to help revive local journalism AUSTIN, TX — Report for America and Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced a new partnership at SXSW to train journalists to cover the interests and issues of under-reported communities, and to help place them in newsrooms across the United States. Report for America​, an initiative of The … Read moreReport for America Announces $250k in Support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies