Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio Delivers Remarks on Free Speech at The 2019 Harvard Alumni Symposium Hosted by the Harvard Law School Federalist Society Chapter

Thank you for that kind introduction, Chase (Browndorf). It is a pleasure to be back at Harvard Law School. I am so pleased to see at this alumni event many friends from my time here. It is a special honor to share a speaking role at this symposium with classmates who have become leaders in … Read morePrincipal Deputy Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio Delivers Remarks on Free Speech at The 2019 Harvard Alumni Symposium Hosted by the Harvard Law School Federalist Society Chapter

Walt Disney appoints Indian-American as CFO and President of business operations

NRI Pulse Staff Report The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) recently announced that Ravi Ahuja will join the senior leadership team of Walt Disney Television upon the close of the 21st Century Fox acquisition as president, Business Operations, and chief financial officer. In this role, Ahuja will oversee finance, strategic planning, business development, affiliate sales … Read moreWalt Disney appoints Indian-American as CFO and President of business operations

Twitter’s Vijaya Gadde says company will label Trump’s tweets that flout abuse terms

Washington, March 28 (IANS) Twitter is considering labeling tweets that violate its rules but should remain on the platform because they’re in the public interest. In an interview with The Washington Post on Thursday, Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s Head of Legal, Policy and Trust, said Twitter is working on how to label tweets that violate the company’s … Read moreTwitter’s Vijaya Gadde says company will label Trump’s tweets that flout abuse terms

This Week in Conflicts: More Details on the Plan for a Trump Tower in Moscow, a Look at How President Trump Inflated his Net Worth and an International Leader Stays at Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Vladimir Putin & Donald Trump in Helsinki, July 2018. (Image Credit: Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons) This week, an international leader stays at President Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel, journalists dig into who was involved in plans for a Trump tower in Moscow and the Washington Post explains how the president would inflate his net worth … Read moreThis Week in Conflicts: More Details on the Plan for a Trump Tower in Moscow, a Look at How President Trump Inflated his Net Worth and an International Leader Stays at Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Port of Fernandina in Fernandina, Florida

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Port of Fernandina in Fernandina, Florida kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 03/29/2019 – 17:51 Export and investment promotion Investing in communities and workers AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Friday, March 29, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Laura, for that kind introduction. It … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Port of Fernandina in Fernandina, Florida

Trump’s Failings on Immigration

To the dismay of the media and the ruling class, Donald Trump has mostly done a good job as president. The economy is up. Unemployment is down. There has been a decided lack of new Bush/Obama-style military misadventures around the world. It is, therefore, surprising that Trump’s greatest failures are coming from the signature issue … Read moreTrump’s Failings on Immigration

President Threatens Border Closure Next Week

Fri, Mar 29th 2019 @ 4:40 pm EDT President Trump today tweeted that he will close the Mexican border or parts of it next week if Mexico “doesn’t immediately stop all illegal immigration coming into the United States.” This is the latest in a series of closure threats over the last six months. The president has … Read morePresident Threatens Border Closure Next Week

My courage is my beauty: Acid attack survivor Laxmi

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal says her strength and courage define her beauty. Laxmi was here at the India Runway Week season 11 on Friday, where she was seen walking the runway for designer Laxmi Shriali Sood, who showcased a range titled ‘Revolutionary Goddess’. She sauntered the ramp in an intricately … Read moreMy courage is my beauty: Acid attack survivor Laxmi

The Senate Nuclear Option and Immigration

If the Senate Republicans realized it was not only useful but necessary to seat Supreme Court justices, and have now belatedly realized it’s necessary to get to the many other appointments, judicial or otherwise, why didn’t they realize that about legislation generally when Republicans held the majority in both chambers of Congress? Patrick McHugh March … Read moreThe Senate Nuclear Option and Immigration

A Visit to the EB-5 World — Same Old, Same Old

While there is much action in other parts of the immigration field — such as the ever-changing crisis at the southern border — the world of the EB-5 (immigrant investor) program remains remarkably stable. That makes a small group of big city real estate magnates very, very happy. Let’s look at the price, beneficiaries, backlog, … Read moreA Visit to the EB-5 World — Same Old, Same Old

California Anti-Sanctuary Initiative Introduced

Fri, Mar 29th 2019 @ 2:45 pm EDT California’s sanctuary law could be repealed if a group founded by “Angel Parents” is successful. The group Fight Sanctuary State introduced a ballot initiative to overturn the California Values Act (SB 54), which limits cooperation between state/local authorities and ICE. The group is actively seeking signatures to qualify the measure … Read moreCalifornia Anti-Sanctuary Initiative Introduced

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to attend a listening session on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern about strengthening protections for U.S. workers and implementing the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) Executive Order (EO).


Buy American and Hire American Listening Session
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to attend a listening session on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern about strengthening protections for U.S. workers and implementing the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) Executive Order (EO).

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the BAHA EO, which, among other things, seeks to create higher wages and employment rates for U.S. workers and to protect their economic interests by rigorously enforcing and administering our immigration laws. Over the past two years, USCIS has worked on a combination of rulemaking, policy memoranda, and operational changes to implement the BAHA EO.
During this listening session, USCIS and other attendees will hear feedback from displaced U.S. workers, industry leaders, practitioners, and academics. Their input will enable USCIS to determine the effectiveness of its efforts to implement the BAHA EO.
To Join the Event
Toll-free (inside the United States):1-888-592-9603
Toll (outside the United States): 1-312-470-7154
Passcode: 4933313
All callers will be in listen-only mode.
To request a disability accommodation, please email us at public.engagement@uscis.dhs.gov by 10 a.m. (Eastern), Friday, April 5, 2019.
Note to Media
This event is not for press purposes. Please contact the USCIS Press Office at (202) 272-1200 for any media inquiries.

We look forward to engaging with you!

Meeting Invitation (PDF, 154 KB)

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Food preparation and serving related occupations


Food preparation and serving related occupations –Food preparation and serving related occupations had total employment of 13.4 million, representing 9.2 percent of U.S. employment, and an annual mean wage of $25,580. This was the third-largest occupational group (after office and administrative support occupations and sales and related occupations), as well as the lowest paying. (See table 1.) –The largest food preparation and serving related occupations were combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food (3.7 million); waiters and waitresses (2.6 million); and restaurant cooks (1.3 million). (See table 1.) –Chefs and head cooks ($52,160) was the highest paying food preparation and serving related occupation. Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food ($22,140) and fast food cooks ($22,650) were the lowest paying occupations in this group. (See table 1.) –Metropolitan areas with the highest concentrations of food preparation and serving related occupations included Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii (18.8 percent); Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, S.C.-N.C. (18.1 percent); and Ocean City, N.J. (17.9 percent). –The highest paying areas for food preparation and serving related occupations included Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii ($43,070); Urban Honolulu, Hawaii ($35,610); and Napa, Calif. ($33,800).


https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/ocwage_03292019.htm
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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations


Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations –There were nearly 9.1 million STEM jobs representing 6.3 percent of total U.S. employment. –Seven of the 10 largest STEM occupations were related to computers and included applications software developers (903,160) and computer user support specialists (630,700). (See table 1.) –Areas with the highest employment shares of STEM occupations were California-Lexington Park, Md. (27.4 percent), and San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. (21.0 percent). –STEM occupations had an annual mean wage of $93,070, compared with $49,170 for non-STEM occupations. Ninety-three of the 99 STEM occupations had mean wages significantly above the all-occupations average of $51,960. (See table 1.) –The highest paying STEM occupations were petroleum engineers ($156,370) and the three STEM-related management occupations. (See table 1.) –The lowest paying STEM occupations were forest and conservation technicians ($40,110) and agricultural and food science technicians ($44,170). (See table 1.) Occupations included in the STEM definition used for this news release are available at www.bls.gov/oes/stem_list_2018.xlsx. Additional STEM charts are available at www.bls.gov/oes/current/overview_2018.htm.


https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/ocwage_03292019.htm
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Largest occupations


Largest occupations –The largest occupations overall were retail salespersons (4.4 million); combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food (3.7 million); and cashiers (3.6 million). (See table 1.) –Eight of the 10 largest occupations had below-average wages. Retail salespersons ($28,310), combined food preparation and serving workers ($22,140), and cashiers ($23,240) had annual mean wages significantly below the all-occupations average of $51,960. (See table 1.) –Registered nurses ($75,510) and general and operations managers ($123,880) were the largest occupations with above-average wages. (See table 1.)


https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/ocwage_03292019.htm
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North Korean cyber-attack looted $13.5mn from Indian bank, says UN

United Nations, March 29 (IANS) Starved for foreign funds due to UN sanctions, North Korea carried out a $13.5 million cyber heist of Cosmos Bank using a network across 28 countries by breaking its internal safety measures, according to the world body. The Security Council’s panel of experts that monitors the sanctions on North Korea said … Read moreNorth Korean cyber-attack looted $13.5mn from Indian bank, says UN

Rideshare Insurance – Best Options for Uber & Lyft (By State)

Best Car Insurance Options for Uber Drivers and Lyft Drivers If you’re looking for rideshare insurance, we’ve made it easy to learn about the options in your state on the page below. There are still a few states that don’t have rideshare friendly options, but we keep this page updated as new options are added … Read moreRideshare Insurance – Best Options for Uber & Lyft (By State)

Indian-American professor to feature in Morgan Freeman’s National Geographic documentary

NRI PULSE STAFF REPORT Atlanta, GA, March 29, 2019: An Indian-American professor will share his views on religion on Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman’s documentary series, ‘The Story of God’. Dr Pankaj Jain will feature in an episode of the National Geographic series “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman” that airs on Tuesday, April 9th, … Read moreIndian-American professor to feature in Morgan Freeman’s National Geographic documentary

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

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 Copy

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Trump Administration is Building a Better Economy for Florida and the Country

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Trump Administration is Building a Better Economy for Florida and the Country kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 03/29/2019 – 10:01 Investing in communities and workers Friday, March 29, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Publication Florida Daily Wilbur Ross Today,‭ ‬I am honored to be in the beautiful city of … Read moreOp-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Trump Administration is Building a Better Economy for Florida and the Country

Spotlight on Commerce: Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration

Spotlight on Commerce: Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration March 29, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 03/29/2019 – 09:50 Investing in communities and workers Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration I am an Area Director with the Economic Development Administration’s Austin Region Office and oversee the grant portfolio for … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration

Transportation and material moving occupations represent 7.1% of employment in May 2018

Transportation and material moving occupations had employment of 10.2 million and an annual mean wage of $38,290 in May 2018. Laborers and hand freight, stock, and material movers (2.9 million) was the largest transportation and material moving occupation. Please follow and like us:

Notebook is Salman Khan’s purest ode to love

By Subhash K. Jha Film: Notebook; Starring: Pranutan Behl, Zaheer Iqbal; Director: Nitin Kakkar; Rating: ****(4 stars) It is significant that Salman Khan is a producer on the tenderest most lyrical love story of his career. Salman has repeatedly expressed his version to physical love on screen, PDA at its most public if you please. … Read moreNotebook is Salman Khan’s purest ode to love

Why Criminalizing Homelessness Is Ineffective and Cruel

Imagine that you could be arrested for sitting down, for sleeping, for standing. This is an unfortunate reality for the hundreds of thousands of people throughout the United States who are homeless. Cities have enacted laws that criminalize homelessness by … Continue reading → The post Why Criminalizing Homelessness Is Ineffective and Cruel appeared first … Read moreWhy Criminalizing Homelessness Is Ineffective and Cruel

A federal grand jury indicted two South Bay residents and one Texan, charging the defendants in a visa fraud scheme, the U.S Department of Justice reported.


The U.S. Attorney’s Office, working alongside Homeland Security, secured the indictment of Kishore Dattapuram, 49, of Santa Clara, Santosh Giri, 42, of San Jose, and Kumar Aswapathi, 49, of Austin, Texas operated Nanosemantics, Inc., a Santa Clara-based consulting firm whose services included placing skilled foreign workers at software and technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
According to the indictment, the defendants worked together to submit fraudulent H-1B visa applications on behalf of foreign workers in order to gain a competitive advantage over competing firms.


https://patch.com/california/cupertino/two-so-bay-men-one-texan-indicted-fraud-conspiracy-charges
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