TCS gave Rs 220 crore to electoral trust in Jan-Mar

TCS previously gave money to the Progressive Electoral Trust, set up by Tata Trusts in 2013. The Trust has funded multiple political parties and between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2016, it had funded Cong the most, followed by Biju Janata Dal. During that period, TCS had contributed only Rs 1.5 cr. In in … Read moreTCS gave Rs 220 crore to electoral trust in Jan-Mar

Fitness without the Long, Grueling Workout

Pondering what Nature selected as advantageous in our long existence as hunter-gatherers helps us understand why walking and occasional short bursts of intensive exercise together yield the vast majority of the benefits of exercise/fitness. What if there was a way to get rich by merely investing a modest amount of money weekly? Who wouldn’t want … Read moreFitness without the Long, Grueling Workout

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities said a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a gate at the Guatemalan border Friday and forced their way into southern Mexico to join a larger group of migrants trying to make their way toward the United States. The National Immigration Institute did not identify the nationalities … Read moreMigrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Rep. Axne on the Retirement of Congressman Loebsack

DES MOINES – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne released the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Dave Loebsack who announced today he would leave Congress at the end of this term: “Congressman Loebsack has been a true champion for all Iowans during his seven terms in office. Whether he was fighting to lift Iowans … Read moreRep. Axne on the Retirement of Congressman Loebsack

DHS Blocks White House Plan to Bus Migrants into Democrats’ Districts

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) blocked a White House proposal to spotlight Central American migration by busing the migrants into Democrats’ “sanctuary city” neighborhoods, according to the Washington Post. DHS staffers leaked the hardball proposal to Democrat legislators, the newspaper reported: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s district in San Francisco was among those … Read moreDHS Blocks White House Plan to Bus Migrants into Democrats’ Districts

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

published 2019-04-12 14:28:20 by MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities say that a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a border gate and forced their way into southern Mexico. The National Immigration Institute did not identify the nationalities of the migrants, but they are usually from Central America. A similar confrontation occurred on … Read moreMigrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Trump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

President Trump responded to reports Friday that his administration proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities by not only confirming the plan but saying it remains under “strong” consideration. Further, the president tweeted that relocating illegal immigrants to these districts should make the “Radical Left” happy. The comments came after The Washington Post first reported that the White … Read moreTrump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

Trump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

published 2019-04-12 13:04:21 by Brooke Singman President Trump responded to reports Friday that his administration proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities by not only confirming the plan but saying it remains under “strong” consideration. Further, the president tweeted that relocating illegal immigrants to these districts should make the “Radical Left” happy. The comments came after The Washington … Read moreTrump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

ICE created fake FB profiles to nab Indian students; violated guidelines

London, April 12 (IANS) Waking up from slumber, Facebook has said that the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) violated its guidelines by creating fake profiles on its platform tied to the University of Farmington — a sham institution that left over 600 students, 90 per cent of them Indians, in detention. The Facebook profiles were … Read moreICE created fake FB profiles to nab Indian students; violated guidelines

McConnell Open to Border, Asylum Negotiations with Democrats

Fri, Apr 12th 2019 @ 12:01 pm EDT Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) yesterday said it is “way past time” for Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a solution for the border crisis. Alluding to the recent DHS personnel shakeup, McConnell said, “It can’t all be solved by changing personnel, some of it requires changing … Read moreMcConnell Open to Border, Asylum Negotiations with Democrats

Pelosi fumes over White House plan to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities

published 2019-04-12 11:40:43 by Brooke Singman A scuttled White House proposal to release immigrant detainees in San Francisco and other sanctuary cities triggered a fierce backlash Friday from Democrats including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose office called the idea “despicable.” The Washington Post first reported that the White House proposed sending the detainees to sanctuary cities, including Pelosi’s … Read morePelosi fumes over White House plan to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Real Wages are Still Far from Great Again – Especially in Manufacturing

No doubt about it – this week’s government report on U.S. real wages was a dog. (No offense to canine lovers – of which I’m one!) And the news, as usually the case, was particularly bad for manufacturing workers, as their inflation-adjusted hourly pay in March dipped back into technical recession territory. That is, their … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Real Wages are Still Far from Great Again – Especially in Manufacturing

General Counsel Discusses White House Meeting With Trade Officials

Editors note: CPA board member Burl Finkelstein is featured in this article on our trade conference last month in March. While trade tensions have left some companies feeling uneasy, especially those with a global footprint, others are applauding the Trump administration’s “America First” stance. And a contingent of those supporters gathered at the White House … Read moreGeneral Counsel Discusses White House Meeting With Trade Officials

Alibaba founder Jack Ma defends overtime work culture as ‘huge blessing’

The e-commerce magnate weighed into a debate about work-life balance and the overtime hours demanded by some companies as the sector slows after years of breakneck growth. In a speech to Alibaba employees, Ma defended the industry’s ‘996’ work schedule, which refers to the 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. workday, six days a week. The … Read moreAlibaba founder Jack Ma defends overtime work culture as ‘huge blessing’

Uber Announces Its Own Driver Appreciation Bonuses Pre IPO

It’s official – Uber has announced it is filing for an IPO soon. What does this all mean for drivers? In some cases, it could be very good news. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares what Uber’s IPO announcement means for drivers below. Last month, Lyft announced their driver appreciation bonuses and if you had over … Read moreUber Announces Its Own Driver Appreciation Bonuses Pre IPO

H-1B denial rates rise significantly: 32% of new petitions denied in first quarter

NRI Pulse Staff Report Denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly, rising from 6% in FY 2015 to 32% in the first quarter of FY 2019 for new H-1B petitions for initial employment, according to a National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) analysis of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data. Between FY 2015 … Read moreH-1B denial rates rise significantly: 32% of new petitions denied in first quarter