Building on Success: North Carolina Opens New FDI Office in India

Christopher Chung is the Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. When you stop by North Carolina’s Booth 525 at this year’s SelectUSA Investment Summit, you’ll see a new face that expresses our strong commitment to attracting more India-based companies to a state that has been focusing for the past five … Read moreBuilding on Success: North Carolina Opens New FDI Office in India

Despite national security concerns, GOP leader McCarthy blocked bipartisan bid to limit China’s role in U.S. transit

Editor’s note. This is a problem. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) blocked a bipartisan attempt to limit Chinese companies from contracting with U.S. transit systems, a move that benefited a Chinese government-backed manufacturer with a plant in his district, according to multiple people familiar with the matter. Please follow and like us:

Regulations Update (Spring 2019)

The Spring 2019 OMB Unified Agenda has been published with updated timetables for three EB-5 regulations in progress. RIN1615-AC07 EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization, with proposed changes to TEAs and the minimum investment amount: Timetable for Final Rule is May 2019 (The Fall 2018 agenda had anticipated November 2018) RIN 1615-AC11  Regional Center Program Regulation, with … Read moreRegulations Update (Spring 2019)

Rep. Axne Announces Support for Bipartisan Bills to Lower Health Care Costs

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the House Affordable and Accessible Health Care Task Force, signed onto two bipartisan bills to lower the cost of health care premiums and save Iowa jobs. The so-called ‘Cadillac Tax’ and the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) were created as part of the Affordable Care … Read moreRep. Axne Announces Support for Bipartisan Bills to Lower Health Care Costs

US-China Trade War: ’Trump is Not Going to Back Down… This is a War of Values’: Curtis Ellis

Editor’s note: Curtis Ellis clearly lays out why the China trade issue is not a mere commercial dispute.  Why exactly did progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal apparently slow down, and President Donald Trump finally enact his promised 25 percent tariff on 200 billion dollars in Chinese goods? What will the effects of this be … Read moreUS-China Trade War: ’Trump is Not Going to Back Down… This is a War of Values’: Curtis Ellis

Kaydon Corporation to Pay $38,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Kaydon Corporation, a Muskegon, Mich.-based company that manufactures ball bearings for use in medical systems, industrial machinery, semiconductors and aerospace/defense markets, will pay $38,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability dis­crimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that an employee … Read moreKaydon Corporation to Pay $38,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

“ALIEN SMUGGLERS EXPLOIT INFANTS: While the Left declares there is no crisis on the border.”

Hi Gang: On May 21, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: ALIEN SMUGGLERS EXPLOIT INFANTS: While the Left declares there is no crisis on the border. 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 … Read more“ALIEN SMUGGLERS EXPLOIT INFANTS: While the Left declares there is no crisis on the border.”

Bullet Edition No. 10

(SGS Subscription required) • Economic Downturn Continued into Second-Quarter 2019; Faltering April Freight Volume Presaged Declines in Production and Retail Sales • April Manufacturing Turned Negative Year-to-Year for First Time Since 2015, When Freight Volume Also Turned Negative, Signaling the Onset of an Unofficial Double-Dip Recession in Production and Manufacturing • Production and Manufacturing Suffered … Read moreBullet Edition No. 10

3 Solutions to Solve Uber and Lyft’s Safety Issues

It’s no surprise to drivers that Uber and Lyft have some significant gaps when it comes to safety, particularly driver safety. But are there ways to make drivers (and passengers) safer? RSG contributor Paula Gibbins outlines three solutions to solve Uber and Lyft’s safety issues below. As a driver and as a passenger of any rideshare service, … Read more3 Solutions to Solve Uber and Lyft’s Safety Issues

Making News: New China Trade Wars Op-Ed…& More!

I’m pleased to announce (a little tardier than usual) the publication of my latest freelance article.  Posted on The National Interest website Monday night, it takes a detailed look at the U.S. goods that China says it will tariff in retaliation for President Trump’s latest levies, and explains why they reveal how weak the Chinese … Read moreMaking News: New China Trade Wars Op-Ed…& More!

Making Eye Contact with Homeless People Is Important

It’s free, and it makes a big difference for everyone It’s something you take for granted every day. Connecting with people during a conversation, meeting their eyes, and feeling seen. For you, it probably happens dozens of times a day, … Continue reading → The post Making Eye Contact with Homeless People Is Important appeared … Read moreMaking Eye Contact with Homeless People Is Important

Texas Representatives continue to sell out Americans and promote non-immigrant guest workers ahead of their own citizens

The evidence is overwhelming that H.R. 1044 is very destructive to equal opportunity for our World.

I personally have written President Trump and Representative Dan Crenshaw, among others attempting to show them what they are doing.

So I know for a fact that they are aware of what they are doing and apparently they place a higher priority on people from India then they do for the phillipines, or even Texas.

One more time, I will attempt to show them what is happening.

And one more time, they will bury their heads in the sands of denial.

Please follow and like us:
error

Sebi, bourses step up surveillance measures for markets on election results day

Sebi and stock exchanges have enhanced their surveillance measures to curb possible manipulative practices as well as excessive volatility in the market on Thursday when the general election results will be announced. Markets are likely to witness significant movements on Thursday, especially after a rally on Monday following exit polls showed that the BJP-led NDA … Read moreSebi, bourses step up surveillance measures for markets on election results day

Prepare for difficult times, China’s Xi urges as trade war simmers

“We must be conscious of the long-term and complex nature of various unfavourable factors at home and abroad, and appropriately prepare for various difficult situations,” a state news agency paraphrased Prez Xi Jinping as saying. Two largest economies, US and China, have escalated tariff increases on each other’s imports after talks broke down to resolve … Read morePrepare for difficult times, China’s Xi urges as trade war simmers

Twitter loves Indian mom who organized daughter’s fridge before leaving

Ottawa, May 22 (IANS) An Indian-Canadian girl shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her from “chutneys” to “saag” and “kabuli chana” and where exactly they were left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions from Indians living abroad. Vancouver-based Shruti Naik’s tweet along with the image … Read moreTwitter loves Indian mom who organized daughter’s fridge before leaving

Sensex spurts 140 points ahead of election outcome

The benchmark BSE sensex jumped 140 points on Wednesday, driven by gains in banking and auto stocks ahead of the general election results. After swinging over 300 points during the day, the 30-share index ended 140.41 points, or 0.36 per cent, higher at 39,110.21. In similar movement, the broader NSE Nifty rose 28.80 points, or … Read moreSensex spurts 140 points ahead of election outcome

Immigration as DHS’s Stepchild

And as long as DHS’s immigration functions are split between three agencies, thus encouraging the kind of stove-piping we now see that is so injurious to a well-functioning system, an MOU among those agencies to address fraud would just be a band-aid over a large, suppurating chest wound. Mark Krikorian May 22, 2019 – 5:47am … Read moreImmigration as DHS’s Stepchild

IL&FS crisis: ED conducts fresh raids in Mumbai

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday carried out fresh searches in Mumbai in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore IL&FS payment default crisis, officials said. They said the residences and offices of at least four directors of the firm are being raided. The central agency had first carried out searches in this case … Read moreIL&FS crisis: ED conducts fresh raids in Mumbai

Charges Coming in Kingdom Con

WCAX News has confirmed federal charges will happen Wednesday in Vermont’s largest fraud scandal ever. It involves Jay Peak Resort and the never-built ANC Bio facility, along with several other redevelopment projects in the Northeast Kingdom. A source close to the investigation says several people are expected to be arraigned, including Jay Peak and Burke Mountain resort developers Ariel … Read moreCharges Coming in Kingdom Con

Criminal charges expected this week in Jay Peak EB-5 fraud

Bill Stenger, left, and Ariel Quiros at a ribbon cutting.  Apress conference is set for Wednesday in Newport, where federal criminal charges are expected to be announced against Jay Peak developers Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger in connection with the largest fraud case in the history of Vermont. U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan’s office sent out a notice … Read moreCriminal charges expected this week in Jay Peak EB-5 fraud