Department of Justice Prosecuted a Record-Breaking Number of Immigration-Related Cases in Fiscal Year 2019

The Justice Department today announced that in fiscal year 2019 (FY19), its U.S. Attorneys’ Offices prosecuted the highest number of immigration-related offenses since record keeping began more than 25 years ago. These numbers successfully reverse the trend in previous years of declining prosecutions for felony Illegal Reentry defendants, misdemeanor Improper Entry defendants and felony Alien … Read moreDepartment of Justice Prosecuted a Record-Breaking Number of Immigration-Related Cases in Fiscal Year 2019

Louisiana Mother and Daughter Sentenced for Violating Civil Rights of Woman with Disabilities

Raylaine Knope, 43, was sentenced to 336 months imprisonment today in the Eastern District of Louisiana for obtaining forced, unpaid household labor and services from D.P., an adult woman with cognitive disabilities, as well as for conspiring to obtain D.P.’s forced labor and misprision of a felony. Knope’s daughter, Bridget Lambert, 22, was sentenced to … Read moreLouisiana Mother and Daughter Sentenced for Violating Civil Rights of Woman with Disabilities

Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy Beth A. Williams Delivers Remarks on the Department of Justice’s Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking Demand at the 2019 JuST Conference

Thank you, Brittany, for that kind introduction. I’d like to thank Shared Hope International for inviting me to speak at this conference on a topic about which both the Attorney General and the Department of Justice care deeply: combating human trafficking. It’s an honor to address all of you who are here in attendance this … Read moreAssistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy Beth A. Williams Delivers Remarks on the Department of Justice’s Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking Demand at the 2019 JuST Conference

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Texas-Based National Restaurant Franchise Owner

The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with MUY Brands LLC, a San Antonio, Texas-based owner and operator of approximately 78 Taco Bell restaurant franchises in six states, and a related management company, MUY Consulting Inc. The settlement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the companies violated the Immigration … Read moreJustice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Texas-Based National Restaurant Franchise Owner

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Trend unemployment rate steady at 5.3%

Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3 per cent in September 2019, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “All of Australia’s key trend measures remained steady in September 2019, with the unemployment rate at 5.3 per cent and the participation rate at 66.2 per cent.” said ABS … Read moreTrend unemployment rate steady at 5.3%

No better place to invest than in India: Sitharaman

Investors can find no better place in the world than India that has a democracy-loving and capitalist respecting the environment, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. She also assured international investors at an interaction session at the IMF’s headquarters that the government was continuously working to bring reforms. Please follow and like us:

Business is the Most Common US Masters Degree Field; The MBA from India Whining to Durbin that He Wants a Green Card Should Be Sent Home

There may be another attempt to ram through S386 without debate on Thursday (17th). Durbin who has put a block on S386 (citing lack of diversity) proposes an even worse RELIEF Act for immigrants. #Stop S386 & the “RELIEF” Act. If the immigrant line is constipated it means they should go home. Let’s be clear … Read moreBusiness is the Most Common US Masters Degree Field; The MBA from India Whining to Durbin that He Wants a Green Card Should Be Sent Home

‘AdWise’: ‘I feel I’ve been given a raw deal’

Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters. ‘AdWise’ will appear on these pages every Thursday to help you with your workplace matters. Write to us … Read more‘AdWise’: ‘I feel I’ve been given a raw deal’

S386 to Increase Family Joining Migration from Mexico, India, China & Others By More Than Doubling Per Country Family Joining Cap; Durbin’s RELIEF Act For Immigrants Is Even Worse

There may be another attempt to ram S386 thru without debate on Thurs. (17th). According to Durbin, who is proposing an even worse “RELIEF” Act: Almost 4 million are on the State Dept’s immigrant visa waiting list, plus 100s of 1000s in the U.S. waiting for green cards. While the US gov estimates a family-joining … Read moreS386 to Increase Family Joining Migration from Mexico, India, China & Others By More Than Doubling Per Country Family Joining Cap; Durbin’s RELIEF Act For Immigrants Is Even Worse

Mississippi senator pushes for E-verify upgrade following ICE raids

published 2019-10-16 20:38:01 by Charles Watson JACKSON, Miss. — This summer’s immigration raids that resulted in the arrests of 680 people working at chicken plants exposed a flaw in the state’s E-verify program, experts say. Now the lawmaker who proposed the decade-old law says he wants to give it some teeth. “Drafting the legislation, we knew … Read moreMississippi senator pushes for E-verify upgrade following ICE raids

‘People Taking Action Inspires Other People’ – CounterSpin interview with Mike Elk on the GM strike

Janine Jackson interviewed Payday Report’s Mike Elk about the GM strike for the October 11, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Janine Jackson: As we record the show on October 9, we understand contract talks are resuming between the United Auto Workers and GM. … Read more‘People Taking Action Inspires Other People’ – CounterSpin interview with Mike Elk on the GM strike

Public sector banks set to start doorstep banking

State-run banks are set to implement doorstep banking for consumers – including the facility to deposit and withdraw cash -making life easier for senior citizens and disabled. Initially, the facility will be available to senior citizens and the disabled. It will then be extended to other consumers who may have to pay a nominal fee … Read morePublic sector banks set to start doorstep banking

Fuel demand drops to its lowest in two years

According to govt data, the consumption of petroleum products in September dropped to 16.01 million tonnes, its lowest since July 2017, from 16.06mt (million tonne) in the same month last year. Consumption of diesel, the largest-selling motor fuel, dropped by 3.2% to 5.8mt. But petrol sales rose 6.2% to 2.37mt and LPG consumption surged 6% … Read moreFuel demand drops to its lowest in two years

Tatas rule out sale of JLR, will look for partners

Tata Motors, which owns Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), said it is open to finding partners for the automaker but isn’t planning on selling the embattled unit. “We’re not going to sell,” said N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons, adding that auto is Tata’s core business. Tata Motors bought maker of Jaguar XE sedan and Land … Read moreTatas rule out sale of JLR, will look for partners

Dead body trapped in Tijuana pump station causes 14.5M gallons of raw sewage to spill into San Diego, officials say

published 2019-10-16 18:05:25 by Bradford Betz A dead body, found trapped in a Mexican pump station on Sunday, was deemed responsible for a backup that caused nearly 14.5 million gallons of raw sewage to flow from Tijuana into San Diego, according to border water officials. Mexico’s International Boundary Water Commission (CILA) told its U.S. counterparts that a cleanup … Read moreDead body trapped in Tijuana pump station causes 14.5M gallons of raw sewage to spill into San Diego, officials say

Dead body trapped in Tijuana pump station causes 14.5M gallons of raw sewage to spill into San Diego, officials say

published 2019-10-16 18:05:25 by Bradford Betz A dead body, found trapped in a Mexican pump station on Sunday, was deemed responsible for a backup that caused nearly 14.5 million gallons of raw sewage to flow from Tijuana into San Diego, according to border water officials. Mexico’s International Boundary Water Commission (CILA) told its U.S. counterparts that a cleanup … Read moreDead body trapped in Tijuana pump station causes 14.5M gallons of raw sewage to spill into San Diego, officials say

Off-duty Missouri police officer killed in Illinois crash

published 2019-10-16 16:59:10 by Talia Kaplan An off-duty Missouri police officer was killed when he was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Illinois last Thursday, police said. The off-duty St. Louis County police officer has been identified as James “Mitch” Ellis Jr., 49, who had been with the department for eight years. Ellis, of Hecker, Illinois, which is … Read moreOff-duty Missouri police officer killed in Illinois crash

Supreme Court Could Expand State-Level Immigration Enforcement

Wed, Oct 16th 2019 @ 5:12 pm EDT The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Oct. 16 in a case that could dramatically change the landscape of immigration enforcement. The issue before the justices is whether a state can use the information on the federal I-9 employment verification form to prosecute someone for violating … Read moreSupreme Court Could Expand State-Level Immigration Enforcement

PFIR’s Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

About the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Project Immigration has a huge influence on the overall size of the U.S. population, and population size is an important factor in determining a variety of environmental impacts. In 2016, PFIR completed a three-year investigation culminating in a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) analyzing the long-term, cumulative effects of … Read morePFIR’s Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Release of Annual Report Of the Child Labor Cocoa Coordinating Group

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the release of the Annual Report of the Child Labor Cocoa Coordinating Group. This report is released on behalf of the signatories to the Declaration of Joint Action to Support Implementation of the Harkin-Engel Protocol, which was signed by the U.S. Department of Labor, the … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Announces Release of Annual Report Of the Child Labor Cocoa Coordinating Group

Off-duty Missouri police officer killed in Illinois crash

published 2019-10-16 16:59:10 by Talia Kaplan An off-duty Missouri police officer was killed when he was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Illinois last Thursday, police said. The off-duty St. Louis County police officer has been identified as James “Mitch” Ellis Jr., 49, who had been with the department for eight years. Ellis, of Hecker, Illinois, which is … Read moreOff-duty Missouri police officer killed in Illinois crash

How Democracy Made Us Dumb, by Ilana Mercer

From the riffs of outrage coming from the Democrats and their demos over “our democracy” betrayed, infiltrated even destroyed—you’d never know that a rich vein of thinking in opposition to democracy runs through Western intellectual thought, and that those familiar with it would be tempted to say “good riddance.” Voicing opposition to democracy is just… … Read moreHow Democracy Made Us Dumb, by Ilana Mercer