Migrants, Democrats Are Shutting Down the Border

Central American migrants are shutting down the U.S.-Mexico border because border officers are forced to process the migrants instead of transport trucks, White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told ABC news on Sunday. Mulvaney said: Why are we talking about closing the border? Because not for spite and not to … undo what’s … Read moreMigrants, Democrats Are Shutting Down the Border

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against Glendale, Arizona, for Violating the USERRA Rights of Arizona Air National Guard Member

The Department of Justice today announced that a settlement has been reached with the City of Glendale, Arizona, resolving a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) on behalf of  Arizona Air National Guard Member Rebecca Cruz. Please follow and like us:

Department of Justice to Hold Roundtable on the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement & Reform Act

“The Division’s Leniency Policy is critical to the success of our criminal enforcement program.  I am proud to have been at the Division when ACPERA was enacted in 2004 and the Antitrust Division looks forward to examining how ACPERA is operating today,” said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim.  “The Division values input from those who … Read moreDepartment of Justice to Hold Roundtable on the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement & Reform Act

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Housing Authority in Texas

The Justice Department today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with the Housing Authority of Victoria, Texas (Housing Authority). The settlement resolves a complaint that the Housing Authority discriminated against a lawful permanent resident when it rejected his valid employment documents and fired him in violation of the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration … Read moreJustice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Housing Authority in Texas

Widow of Lion Air’s Indian pilot blasts Boeing

Washington/New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Garima Sethi, the widow of Indian pilot on Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea in October claiming 189 lives, has accused Boeing of “playing with lives” and said the second Ethiopian Airline crash involving the same model could have been prevented if appeals to ground the 737 Max 8 … Read moreWidow of Lion Air’s Indian pilot blasts Boeing

1824 Vagrancy Act Used to Expel Homeless from Subway Tunnels

Homeless people have been moved out of the subways around the UK Westminster Palace thanks to Members of Parliament (MPs) complaining about them. Vagrancy Act, 1824 The Metropolitan Police are using the 1824 Vagrancy Act that forbids rough sleeping. According … Continue reading → The post 1824 Vagrancy Act Used to Expel Homeless from Subway … Read more1824 Vagrancy Act Used to Expel Homeless from Subway Tunnels

Our So-Called Foreign Policy: Why the Venezuela Crisis is Getting Really Scary

No one who lived through it or knows about it (me in both cases) would ever say lightly, “The X situation reminds me of the Cuban Missile Crisis.” So that’s at least one reason to be very worried about the largely under-the-radar situation that’s been unfolding in Venezuela lately. It shows signs of turning into … Read moreOur So-Called Foreign Policy: Why the Venezuela Crisis is Getting Really Scary

Trump moves to cut aid to Central America, amid caravans and flood of refugees

Making good on a longstanding threat, President Trump moved this weekend to cut direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose citizens are fleeing north and overwhelming U.S. resources — including as part of organized caravans that the White House has warned may eventually lead to the closure of the entire southern border with Mexico. … Read moreTrump moves to cut aid to Central America, amid caravans and flood of refugees

Amidst divorce rumors, Priyanka attends Jonas Brothers concert in Atlanta

Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Amidst divorce rumors, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas attended her first Jonas Brothers concert in Atlanta and called it “incredible”. Priyanka, who is married to pop-singer Nick Jonas, on Sunday took to her Instagram page and shared a photograph in which she can be seen striking a pose with the Jonas … Read moreAmidst divorce rumors, Priyanka attends Jonas Brothers concert in Atlanta

Failed Trump Coup is Treason – Dave Janda

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Dr. Dave Janda of the popular radio show Operation Freedom says the end of the Mueller probe means the coup to remove Donald Trump from power is over. Why would all these high ranking players create a fake story and commit massive crime to take out Trump? Dr. … Read moreFailed Trump Coup is Treason – Dave Janda

“IMMIGRATION FRAUD THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY: Soldiers at Fort Bragg arrested for alleged marriage fraud conspiracy.”

Hi Gang: On March 29, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: IMMIGRATION FRAUD THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY: Soldiers at Fort Bragg arrested for alleged marriage fraud conspiracy. 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“IMMIGRATION FRAUD THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY: Soldiers at Fort Bragg arrested for alleged marriage fraud conspiracy.”

Catholic priest sentenced to 6 years for child sex abuse

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2019: John Praveen, a former Catholic priest was sentenced to six years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary after he pleaded guilty to sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl. He is eligible for parole after half of the time is served. He is expected to be deported … Read moreCatholic priest sentenced to 6 years for child sex abuse

Motel owner pleads guilty to selling crack cocaine from his businesses

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2019:  Jayesh Patel, 49, of Liverpool, New York admitted this week to selling crack cocaine from two local businesses he owns. Patel, co-owner of the Munchies convenience store in Solvay, NY, and the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, located near the Syracuse airport, admitted that he sold crack cocaine … Read moreMotel owner pleads guilty to selling crack cocaine from his businesses

Bullet Edition No. 5

(SGS Subscription required) • Reporting-Quality Issues Mount With Shutdown Catch-Up Data • Fourth-Quarter 2018 GDP Growth Slowed Sharply, With Further Downside Adjustments Pending in July 26th Benchmarking • Industrial Production Benchmark Revision Patterns Suggested Still-Slower Fourth-Quarter and Near-Contraction First-Quarter Activity • Contracting First- and Second-Quarter 2019 GDP Activity Likely Follows • Housing Sector Remains In … Read moreBullet Edition No. 5

Caravan of 40 Salvadoran migrants sets out for US border

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – The “mother of all caravans” expected to depart from Central America looks more like the baby of all caravans. A group of about 40 migrants was leaving Saturday for the U.S. from the capital of El Salvador. It was not immediately clear whether they were planning to meet up with … Read moreCaravan of 40 Salvadoran migrants sets out for US border

Lyft Goes Live and New Services for Drivers

It’s official: Lyft went public this week! Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Lyft’s IPO, plus the driver strike and new Lyft services for drivers. Lyft soars 21% in its historic trading debut — and is now valued at $29 billion [Business Insider] Sum and Substance: Lyft, the first ride-hailing company to hit the public … Read moreLyft Goes Live and New Services for Drivers

Does Kangana remember how desperately she needed role in my film: Nihalani hits out after her allegations

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Producer Pahlaj Nihalani says actress Kangana Ranaut has forgotten how much he helped her when she was in trouble. His views come as a reaction to Kangana’s remarks claiming she was asked to dress in just a robe for a photo-shoot for Nihalani’s film “I Love You Boss”. In the interview, she … Read moreDoes Kangana remember how desperately she needed role in my film: Nihalani hits out after her allegations

Yet there are no representatives of American workers on the council.


Trump has established the National Council on the American Worker to “Ensure all Americans can benefit from the nation’s historic economic boom and record low employment rates.” Yet there are no representatives of American workers on the council.
Still worse, IBM puts out advertisements on its own corporate website saying that Americans need not apply for jobs in the United States. Yet the CEO of IBM is on Trump’s Council for American workers — talk about letting the fox guard the chicken coop.
Who is advising Trump here?
Trump routinely meets with CEOs demanding more cheap foreign labor. Yet President Trump still has not met with American workers on that issue — you know, the folks who got him elected.


https://cis.org/Miano/Trumps-Failings-Immigration
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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)