Justice Department Obtains Its Largest Ever Settlement Against Property Management Company for Alleged Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

The Justice Department today announced that PRG Real Estate Management and several related entities have agreed to pay up to $1,590,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by obtaining unlawful court judgments against military tenants and by charging improper lease termination fees.  This settlement is the largest ever obtained … Read moreJustice Department Obtains Its Largest Ever Settlement Against Property Management Company for Alleged Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on Mosque Shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand

Attorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement: “Violence on the basis of religion is evil. Today’s attack in New Zealand is a sobering reminder that the threat of political and religious violence is real and that we must remain vigilant against it. The Justice Department joins in mourning with the people of New … Read moreStatement by Attorney General William P. Barr on Mosque Shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand

Former Defense Intelligence Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage

Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, a resident of Syracuse, Utah, and a former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer, pleaded guilty today in the District of Utah in connection with his attempted transmission of national defense information to the People’s Republic of China. Sentencing is set for Sept. 24, 2019. Please follow and like us:

Two Members of Violent West Baltimore Gang Sentenced to up to Life in Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

Two Baltimore, Maryland men were sentenced today to life and 30 years, respectively, in prison for conspiring to participate in a drug distribution conspiracy and a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG). The racketeering conspiracy included eight murders, as well as drug trafficking and witness intimidation. Please follow and like us:

“OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station.”

Hi Gang: On March 13, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to whom you send this forward it … Read more“OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station.”

Patel Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Indian Nationals into United States

Indian national Bhavin Patel (38) pleaded guilty today in Newark for his role in smuggling six Indian nationals into United States via Newark Liberty International Airport. Bhavin Patel was previously charged with one count of conspiracy to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States for private financial gain. According to court documents and statements: Agents … Read morePatel Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Indian Nationals into United States

OPT: Gateway to Cheap Labor Dependence

Americans need to know about a couple of little-known programs that allow foreign students on F-1 visas to get tax-free jobs. They’re “little known” to Americans being injured by the programs, but not to the businesses and F-1s exploiting the windfall. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website boasts: “The United States allows eligible … Read moreOPT: Gateway to Cheap Labor Dependence

Donald Trump’s Achievement on Immigration Issues: ZERO

It is now clear that Trump isn’t waiting for a better moment. This was not an anomaly. It’s not an accident. After he signed his third spending bill with no wall funding, which he claims to need, all sentient beings were forced to conclude that the president has no intention of ever doing anything we wanted on … Read moreDonald Trump’s Achievement on Immigration Issues: ZERO

Rep. Axne Calls on Wells Fargo to Notify Iowa Workers Displaced by Overseas Jobs

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, called on Wells Fargo to notify Iowa workers whose jobs were shipped overseas, specifically to India and the Philippines. In November 2018, Wells Fargo announced more than 400 layoffs in Des Moines. At a Financial Services Committee hearing … Read moreRep. Axne Calls on Wells Fargo to Notify Iowa Workers Displaced by Overseas Jobs

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Deep Dive Doesn’t Find Any Tariff-Led Consumer Inflation, Either

I decided to do something special for my regular analysis of the new U.S. consumer inflation figures (for February) and what they say about President Trump’s tariff-centric trade policies. Mainly because we now have four months worth of data on the prices of goods sectors where imports from China are common, it’s become possible to … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Deep Dive Doesn’t Find Any Tariff-Led Consumer Inflation, Either

Financial Misadventures of Three Marginal Universities for Foreign Students

The Commonwealth of Virginia seems to be moving toward revoking the operating license of Virginia International University (VIU) in Fairfax, Va. VIU, which offers both undergraduate and graduate courses, is known to be associated with the conservative Muslim cult run by Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, now living in self-exile in rural Pennsylvania Patrick McHugh March … Read moreFinancial Misadventures of Three Marginal Universities for Foreign Students

Trump Raises Voters’ Wages with Tight Labor Market

Goldman Sachs says blue-collar and middle-class wages jumped by four percent in the last 12 months — after discounting inflation — and are likely to keep growing in President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economy. Trump’s low immigration “tight labor market” policy played a key role, the report acknowledged: “Even if job growth slows as the … Read moreTrump Raises Voters’ Wages with Tight Labor Market

Making News: Podcast On-Line of Last Night’s National Radio Trade War Interview

I’m pleased to announce that the podcast is now on-line of my interview last night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show on the U.S.-China trade conflict.  Click here for a great 5-way discussion (!) involving John, co-host Gordon G. Chang, me, plus some surprise participants! And keep checking in with RealityChek for news of … Read moreMaking News: Podcast On-Line of Last Night’s National Radio Trade War Interview

Oral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

Oral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 03/14/2019 – 10:13 2020 Census AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Thursday, March 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Good morning Chairman Cummings, Ranking Member Jordan, and members of … Read moreOral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

Homeless in Their Homeland, a Modern Native American Struggle

Tens of thousands of years ago, North America was a plentiful territory with resources abound at every turn. Hundreds of Native American tribes resided over the nation, keeping the lush wilderness protected at all costs. While each tribe was unique … Continue reading → The post Homeless in Their Homeland, a Modern Native American Struggle … Read moreHomeless in Their Homeland, a Modern Native American Struggle

U.S. Resettled More Refugees than Any Other Nation in 2017 and 2018

New data released by the UN refugee agency on its 2018 resettlement activities shows that the United States remained the top country for refugee resettlement. What’s more, the vast majority of refugees whom the UN referred to third countries for resettlement are neither the most vulnerable nor in urgent need of relocation. Patrick McHugh March … Read moreU.S. Resettled More Refugees than Any Other Nation in 2017 and 2018