Justice Department Obtains Its Largest Ever Settlement Against Property Management Company for Alleged Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department today announced that PRG Real Estate Management and several related entities have agreed to pay up to $1,590,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by obtaining unlawful court judgments against military tenants and by charging improper lease termination fees.  … Read moreJustice Department Obtains Its Largest Ever Settlement Against Property Management Company for Alleged Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on Mosque Shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement: “Violence on the basis of religion is evil. Today’s attack in New Zealand is a sobering reminder that the threat of political and religious violence is real and that we must remain vigilant against it. The Justice Department joins … Read moreStatement by Attorney General William P. Barr on Mosque Shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand

Former Defense Intelligence Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage

This post was originally published on this siteRon Rockwell Hansen, 58, a resident of Syracuse, Utah, and a former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer, pleaded guilty today in the District of Utah in connection with his attempted transmission of national defense information to the People’s Republic of China. Sentencing is set for Sept. 24, 2019. … Read moreFormer Defense Intelligence Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage

Two Members of Violent West Baltimore Gang Sentenced to up to Life in Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

This post was originally published on this siteTwo Baltimore, Maryland men were sentenced today to life and 30 years, respectively, in prison for conspiring to participate in a drug distribution conspiracy and a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG). The racketeering conspiracy included eight murders, as well as drug trafficking and witness … Read moreTwo Members of Violent West Baltimore Gang Sentenced to up to Life in Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

“OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station.”

This post was originally published on this site Hi Gang: On March 13, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that … Read more“OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS TO OUR (PUBLIC) HEALTH: Ellis Island was a quarantine station.”

Patel Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Indian Nationals into United States

This post was originally published on this siteIndian national Bhavin Patel (38) pleaded guilty today in Newark for his role in smuggling six Indian nationals into United States via Newark Liberty International Airport. Bhavin Patel was previously charged with one count of conspiracy to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States for private financial gain. … Read morePatel Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Indian Nationals into United States

Is ‘Extreme Vetting’ Really Responsible for Backlogs at USCIS?

This post was originally published on this site To somehow put current delays on President Trump’s doorstep is an absurdity. The agency, under the leadership named by this administration, has simply started doing what it ought to have been doing all along. Patrick McHugh March 14, 2019 – 6:51pm Dan Cadman Please follow and like … Read moreIs ‘Extreme Vetting’ Really Responsible for Backlogs at USCIS?

OPT: Gateway to Cheap Labor Dependence

This post was originally published on this siteAmericans need to know about a couple of little-known programs that allow foreign students on F-1 visas to get tax-free jobs. They’re “little known” to Americans being injured by the programs, but not to the businesses and F-1s exploiting the windfall. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) … Read moreOPT: Gateway to Cheap Labor Dependence

Donald Trump’s Achievement on Immigration Issues: ZERO

This post was originally published on this siteIt is now clear that Trump isn’t waiting for a better moment. This was not an anomaly. It’s not an accident. After he signed his third spending bill with no wall funding, which he claims to need, all sentient beings were forced to conclude that the president has no intention … Read moreDonald Trump’s Achievement on Immigration Issues: ZERO

SPLC Grows Assets to Over Half a Billion, but Cracks Begin to Show

This post was originally published on this site The Southern Poverty Law Center’s war chest exceeds the $500 million mark just as its founder, junk-mail impresario Morris Dees, is fired for unspecified violations of the organization’s standards of conduct. Patrick McHugh March 14, 2019 – 4:07pm Matthew Sussis Please follow and like us:

Rep. Axne Calls on Wells Fargo to Notify Iowa Workers Displaced by Overseas Jobs

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, called on Wells Fargo to notify Iowa workers whose jobs were shipped overseas, specifically to India and the Philippines. In November 2018, Wells Fargo announced more than 400 layoffs in Des … Read moreRep. Axne Calls on Wells Fargo to Notify Iowa Workers Displaced by Overseas Jobs

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Deep Dive Doesn’t Find Any Tariff-Led Consumer Inflation, Either

This post was originally published on this siteI decided to do something special for my regular analysis of the new U.S. consumer inflation figures (for February) and what they say about President Trump’s tariff-centric trade policies. Mainly because we now have four months worth of data on the prices of goods sectors where imports from … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Deep Dive Doesn’t Find Any Tariff-Led Consumer Inflation, Either

Financial Misadventures of Three Marginal Universities for Foreign Students

This post was originally published on this site The Commonwealth of Virginia seems to be moving toward revoking the operating license of Virginia International University (VIU) in Fairfax, Va. VIU, which offers both undergraduate and graduate courses, is known to be associated with the conservative Muslim cult run by Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, now living … Read moreFinancial Misadventures of Three Marginal Universities for Foreign Students

Trump Raises Voters’ Wages with Tight Labor Market

This post was originally published on this site Goldman Sachs says blue-collar and middle-class wages jumped by four percent in the last 12 months — after discounting inflation — and are likely to keep growing in President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economy. Trump’s low immigration “tight labor market” policy played a key role, the report … Read moreTrump Raises Voters’ Wages with Tight Labor Market

Making News: Podcast On-Line of Last Night’s National Radio Trade War Interview

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce that the podcast is now on-line of my interview last night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show on the U.S.-China trade conflict.  Click here for a great 5-way discussion (!) involving John, co-host Gordon G. Chang, me, plus some surprise participants! And keep … Read moreMaking News: Podcast On-Line of Last Night’s National Radio Trade War Interview

Oral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

This post was originally published on this siteOral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 03/14/2019 – 10:13 2020 Census AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Thursday, March 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Good morning Chairman … Read moreOral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

Homeless in Their Homeland, a Modern Native American Struggle

This post was originally published on this siteTens of thousands of years ago, North America was a plentiful territory with resources abound at every turn. Hundreds of Native American tribes resided over the nation, keeping the lush wilderness protected at all costs. While each tribe was unique … Continue reading → The post Homeless in … Read moreHomeless in Their Homeland, a Modern Native American Struggle

U.S. Resettled More Refugees than Any Other Nation in 2017 and 2018

This post was originally published on this site New data released by the UN refugee agency on its 2018 resettlement activities shows that the United States remained the top country for refugee resettlement. What’s more, the vast majority of refugees whom the UN referred to third countries for resettlement are neither the most vulnerable nor … Read moreU.S. Resettled More Refugees than Any Other Nation in 2017 and 2018