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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Two Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes

A federal grand jury sitting in New Orleans, Louisiana, returned an indictment against two Louisiana residents, charging each with one count of conspiracy to harbor an alien, one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, 48 counts of failure to withhold and pay over employment tax, and 12 counts of aiding and assisting in … Read moreTwo Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes

New US Marshals Director Takes Oath of Office

Donald Washington was sworn in as the director of the U.S. Marshals Service today in a ceremony at the Tom Stagg U.S. District Court in Shreveport, Louisiana, with Chief Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. presiding and Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals administering the oath of office. Please … Read moreNew US Marshals Director Takes Oath of Office

MS-13 Member Sentenced to 26 Years in Federal Prison for His Participation in a Violent Racketeering Conspiracy, Including a Murder and Attempted Murder

A Riverdale, Maryland man was sentenced to 312 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for his participation in the racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, including a murder and attempted murder. Please follow and like us:

Kansas Man Sentenced to Nearly 18 Years in Prison for Use of Child Pornography in Southeast Asia with Intent to Import into the United States

A retired Kansas native, who was residing in Panama, was sentenced today to 210 months in prison, for use of sexually explicit depictions of a minor for importation into the United States, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick of the Southern District … Read moreKansas Man Sentenced to Nearly 18 Years in Prison for Use of Child Pornography in Southeast Asia with Intent to Import into the United States

Ukrainian Man Extradited to the United States to Face Charges in International Money Laundering and Fraud Scheme

South Korean authorities extradited to the United States a Ukranian man in connection with allegations that he conducted an extensive money laundering and fraud campaign that targeted dozens of victims, including a corporation based in the Western District of North Carolina. Please follow and like us:

Fresenius Medical Care Agrees to Pay $231 Million in Criminal Penalties and Disgorgement to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (Fresenius), a German-based provider of medical products and services, has agreed to pay approximately $231 million to resolve investigations by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with Fresenius’s participation in various corrupt … Read moreFresenius Medical Care Agrees to Pay $231 Million in Criminal Penalties and Disgorgement to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges

Alabama Husband and Wife Business Owners Indicted for Payroll Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury sitting in the Northern District of Alabama returned an indictment yesterday charging a Crane Hill, Alabama, husband and wife with five counts of failing to pay over payroll taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town for … Read moreAlabama Husband and Wife Business Owners Indicted for Payroll Tax Fraud

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request

The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, “Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request.” This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork … Read moreAgency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request

Silicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights

The Texas Workforce Commission has proposed a new rule allowing gig-economy, app-based employers like Lyft, Uber and Handy to classify their workers as “independent contractors,” stripping them of basic labor rights like unemployment insurance, and shifting the payroll tax burden from the company to the gig workers. While other states’ legislatures have initiated similar laws, … Read moreSilicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights