Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu’s Appointment As Chairwoman of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement: “Today, I am pleased to announce that I am appointing Jessie Liu as chairwoman of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys (AGAC). Jessie Liu, an outstanding attorney with broad experience, is widely-respected, within the Department. She … Read moreStatement by Attorney General William P. Barr on U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu’s Appointment As Chairwoman of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

United States Files Lawsuit Against California State Water Resources Control Board for Failure to Comply With California Environmental Quality Act

This post was originally published on this site“The environmental analysis by the California State Water Resources Control Board hid the true impacts of their plan and could put substantial operational constraints on the Department of the Interior’s ability to effectively operate the New Melones Dam, which plays a critical role in flood control, irrigation, and … Read moreUnited States Files Lawsuit Against California State Water Resources Control Board for Failure to Comply With California Environmental Quality Act

Chicago Home Health Company Owner Convicted for Role in $3 Million Kickback Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteA federal jury found the owner of a now-defunct Chicago, Illinois home health company guilty today for her role in a scheme involving over $3 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare for home health services that were procured through the payment of kickbacks. Please follow and like us:

Dallas Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Conspiracy Charges After Targeting Gay Men for Violent Crimes

This post was originally published on this siteMichael Atkinson, 24, pleaded guilty today to kidnapping and conspiracy charges in connection with his involvement in a scheme to target gay men for violent crimes, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin … Read moreDallas Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Conspiracy Charges After Targeting Gay Men for Violent Crimes

Dedication Remarks for the Anne K. Bingaman Auditorium & Lecture Hall

This post was originally published on this siteAs we near the end of Women’s History Month, it’s particularly important to pause and consider how recently it was that Anne broke this barrier.  During her confirmation hearing, she described growing up in Arizona, and deciding, as a 9 year old, that she wanted to pursue a … Read moreDedication Remarks for the Anne K. Bingaman Auditorium & Lecture Hall

Antitrust Division Issues 2019 Annual Newsletter

This post was originally published on this site“In early March 2019, the Division announced this year’s Antitrust AAG Awards, and I encouraged those in attendance to take a moment to remember what they commemorate first and foremost: victories for the American consumer,” said Assistant Attorney General Delrahim in his ‘Message from Makan.’  “Those victories did … Read moreAntitrust Division Issues 2019 Annual Newsletter

Sowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

This post was originally published on this siteSowrabh Sharma (34), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for his role in using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. H1-B Visa Fraud According to … Read moreSowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Wooden Cabinets, Vanities, and Components Thereof from China

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Wooden Cabinets, Vanities, and Components Thereof from China kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 03/27/2019 – 19:29 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Wooden Cabinets, Vanities, and Components Thereof from China

CPA Analysis: January US Trade Deficit Improves By $8.8 Billion

This post was originally published on this site China goods trade deficit shrinks to 7-month low Washington. Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) Chief Economist Jeff Ferry has analyzed this morning’s Commerce Department data showing that the monthly US trade deficit shrank dramatically in January, to $51.1 billion, an $8.8 billion drop from December. Most of the … Read moreCPA Analysis: January US Trade Deficit Improves By $8.8 Billion

Extending Liberian DED Is a Bad Idea

This post was originally published on this site These special programs undermine the notion of an even-handed system of laws and immigration controls, and in the end aren’t really even good for the nations whose people are so “favored”. Patrick McHugh March 27, 2019 – 5:20pm Going from shades of gray to black and white … Read moreExtending Liberian DED Is a Bad Idea

Iowa Democrats Call on Trump Administration to Halt Efforts to Strike Down ACA Protections

This post was originally published on this site Washington, D.C. – Today, Iowa’s three Democratic Representatives, Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) and Cindy Axne (IA-03) called on the Department of Justice to drop its effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would lead to the loss of patient protections, including for … Read moreIowa Democrats Call on Trump Administration to Halt Efforts to Strike Down ACA Protections

Indian-American wins $50 million jackpot lottery prize

This post was originally published on this site NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, March 27, 2019: An Indian-American from Shawnee, Kansas has claimed a $50 million jackpot Missouri Lottery prize in a March 12 drawing. Hira Singh bought the winning ticket at a QuikTrip in Kansas City, and matched all six numbers drawn – 10, … Read moreIndian-American wins $50 million jackpot lottery prize

CBP: Border Crisis at ‘Breaking Point’

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 27th 2019 @ 4:10 pm EDT Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters on Wednesday during a visit to El Paso that the immigration system is nearing its “breaking point.” He said Border Patrol officers have taken in more than 12,000 illegal border … Read moreCBP: Border Crisis at ‘Breaking Point’

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: New Trade Figures Indicate Trump Progress Back on Track

This post was originally published on this site Of course it’s a coincidence – but what a coincidence! The same week that the Special Counsel and the Attorney General have issued highly favorable reports about President Trump’s alleged campaign collusion with Russia and related obstruction of justice charges, the Census Bureau has issued a monthly … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: New Trade Figures Indicate Trump Progress Back on Track

IT Manager Sentenced to Prison for H-1B Fraud

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 27th 2019 @ 1:37 pm EDT The head of two IT staffing companies was sentenced to a year in jail after he was found guilty of falsifying visa applications to secure H-1B guest worker visas for foreign nationals. According to the Justice Department, Anjaneyulu Katam … Read moreIT Manager Sentenced to Prison for H-1B Fraud

Why I No Longer Support Prioritization of Chronic Homeless People

This post was originally published on this site This post originated from an excerpt from a live stream we do most every Sunday night. I really hope people that work in the homeless services sector will take the time to watch this video. Sadly, like most everything anymore, … Continue reading → The post Why … Read moreWhy I No Longer Support Prioritization of Chronic Homeless People

The History of Temporary Protected Status for Liberia

This post was originally published on this site The program has been kept alive for nearly three decades due to increasingly unpersuasive reasons. The civil war is over, the Ebola crisis is over, and it has been years since most refugees returned from neighboring countries. Patrick McHugh March 27, 2019 – 12:43pm After nearly three … Read moreThe History of Temporary Protected Status for Liberia

Modi engaged with celebs to boost visibility: US Study

This post was originally published on this site Washington, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged with celebrities across different fields effectively on social media in the run-up to the 2014 general elections to raise his visibility and further his electoral ambitions, as per a US study. Joyojeet Pal, an associate professor at the University … Read moreModi engaged with celebs to boost visibility: US Study

Spotlight on Commerce: Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration

This post was originally published on this siteSpotlight on Commerce: Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration March 27, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 03/27/2019 – 12:35 Investing in communities and workers Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration Ed. note: This post is part … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Emily Miller, Policy Advisor, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Economic Development Administration

Will the Last Person in Central America Please Turn Out the Lights?

This post was originally published on this site In just the last five months, 0.47 percent of the population of Guatemala and 0.645 percent of the population of Honduras has been arrested along the Southwest border, stretching U.S. Customs and Border Protection resources to the point that Border Patrol highway checkpoints are being shuttered and … Read moreWill the Last Person in Central America Please Turn Out the Lights?

U.S. Department of Commerce Allocates $20 Million in Fishery Disaster Funding

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Allocates $20 Million in Fishery Disaster Funding kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 03/27/2019 – 10:57 Fisheries and aquaculture FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce allocated $20 million to help tribes, communities, fishermen, and … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Allocates $20 Million in Fishery Disaster Funding

Malaika, Arjun set to tie the knot on April 19?

This post was originally published on this site Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Actors Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora will reportedly tie the knot on April 19. According to the buzz, the rumoured couple will have a Christian wedding and the guest list include celebrities like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.  Arjun … Read moreMalaika, Arjun set to tie the knot on April 19?

Justice Kavanaugh’s Useful Concurrence in the Mandatory Detention Case

This post was originally published on this site When Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last summer, an intramural battle broke out among supporters of the lower-court judges who might be nominated to replace him. Whispers that Judge X was, for example, “soft on Obamacare” or “not pro-life” permeated the conservative press for … Read moreJustice Kavanaugh’s Useful Concurrence in the Mandatory Detention Case

Bristol Gentrification: UK City Council Institutes Lived-in Vehicle Policy

This post was originally published on this site There are two halves of Bristol separated by income. Sadly the rich half is killing off the poor. Bristol City Council in the West of England has instituted a go-easy policy towards lived-in vehicle encampments in the city. Some 200 … Continue reading → The post Bristol … Read moreBristol Gentrification: UK City Council Institutes Lived-in Vehicle Policy