USINPAC WELCOMES WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERS FROM INDIA

This post was originally published on this site Washington DC: USINPAC welcomed a high-level delegation of women business leaders from India who are shaping the future of agriculture, biotech, women’s empowerment, arts, handicrafts and other areas of economic development. “These powerful women are providing new outlooks and opportunities that command our attention.  USINPAC is proud … Read moreUSINPAC WELCOMES WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERS FROM INDIA

Dr. Pradeep Ganguly Is Winner of the 2019 MEDA Hall of Fame Award

This post was originally published on this site Washington DC: USINPAC member Dr. Pradeep Ganguly has been inducted into the Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA) Hall of Fame. Dr. Ganguly has been a member of MEDA since 1984. He is known for his tireless service, for giving back to the community despite the demands of … Read moreDr. Pradeep Ganguly Is Winner of the 2019 MEDA Hall of Fame Award

Who’s checking your FB photos? Wipro employees

This post was originally published on this siteA team of over 250 overworked techies in Hyderabad have been parsing through your Facebook photos, categorising them into five “dimensions” and trying to figure out why you posted those pictures. These contract workers have been going through the photos posted since 2014 — the first step towards … Read moreWho’s checking your FB photos? Wipro employees

Akshaya Tritiya: Why investing in gold could be a good option

This post was originally published on this siteIf you are one of those who has been buying gold on this day every year, here’s something to feel happy about. Though, gold has not generated any meaningful return over the past 5-7 years, it doesn’t look as bad in the long term. Please follow and like … Read moreAkshaya Tritiya: Why investing in gold could be a good option

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks at the National Human Trafficking Summit

This post was originally published on this siteThank you for the introduction and for the opportunity to participate in this important Summit.  Human trafficking and modern-day slavery involve deprivation of human dignity.  This evil has haunted us throughout our history, and we must never relent in our ongoing efforts to prevent and eradicate these crimes.  … Read moreAssistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks at the National Human Trafficking Summit

Department of Justice Issues Guidance on False Claims Act Matters and Updates Justice Manual

This post was originally published on this siteThe Civil Division today announced the release of formal guidance to the Department of Justice’s False Claims Act litigators. The False Claims Act provides important remedies for fraud committed against the United States. The guidance announced today explains the manner in which the Department of Justice awards credit … Read moreDepartment of Justice Issues Guidance on False Claims Act Matters and Updates Justice Manual

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Roger Alford Delivers Remarks at the 2019 China Competition Policy Forum

This post was originally published on this siteThe purpose of competition enforcement is an issue that is being discussed within the United States, as well as around the world.  The current debate centers on the differences between the consumer welfare and the public interest standard.  We believe the consumer welfare standard should remain our guiding … Read moreDeputy Assistant Attorney General Roger Alford Delivers Remarks at the 2019 China Competition Policy Forum

What Would It Take to Spark a Rural/Small-Town Revival?

This post was originally published on this siteThere are many historical models in which the spending/investing of wealthy families drives the expansion of local economies. The increase in farm debt while farm income declines is putting unbearable financial pressure on American farmers, who must be differentiated from giant agri-business corporations. This is placing immense pressure on … Read moreWhat Would It Take to Spark a Rural/Small-Town Revival?

Democrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

This post was originally published on this site Democrat leaders are growing concerned that swing voters will blame their pro-migration policies for the huge Central American migration at the U.S. southern border. Under the lede, “Donald Trump has Democrats in a nearly impossible position on the border,” Politico reported: Democrats are struggling with exactly how … Read moreDemocrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

Retail Turnover Rises 0.3 Per Cent In March

This post was originally published on this siteAustralian retail turnover rose 0.3 per cent in March 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a 0.9 per cent rise in February 2019. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were rises in Victoria (0.7 per cent), Queensland (0.6 … Read moreRetail Turnover Rises 0.3 Per Cent In March

Mortgage Stress Accelerates Ahead Of The Election

This post was originally published on this siteDigital Finance Analytics (DFA) has released the April 2019 mortgage stress and default analysis update.  Once again, it’s the continuing story of pressure on households as ongoing wages growth is not offsetting costs of living, and mortgage repayments and total debt continues to rise. Recent bank reporting highlights … Read moreMortgage Stress Accelerates Ahead Of The Election

Mastercard to invest $1 billion in India

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaking to TOI, Mastercard co-president (Asia-Pacific) Ari Sarker said in the last five years, the company has made a fundamental shift in its presence in India. “From 30-odd people in essentially a sales and distribution organisation, we have grown to over 2,000 people here, representing 14% of our … Read moreMastercard to invest $1 billion in India

Ratan Tata backs Ola’s electric vehicle unit

This post was originally published on this siteTata’s personal investment in Ola Electric is part of the Rs 400-crore funding round raised by the company from Tiger Global, Matrix Partners and Arun Sarin family office. According to business intelligence platform Paper.vc, Ola Electric is now valued at Rs 1,775, crore or $256 million. Please follow … Read moreRatan Tata backs Ola’s electric vehicle unit

Mahindra & Mahindra prepares future leaders

This post was originally published on this siteCurrently, almost all the members of the Mahindra Group brass are either due to retire in the next couple of years or are already on extension. These include M&M MD Pawan Goenka, and president (HR, after-market and corporate services) Rajeev Dubey — both due for retirement in March … Read moreMahindra & Mahindra prepares future leaders

New Program Will Exempt Police From Sanctuary-Detainer Restrictions

This post was originally published on this site Mon, May 6th 2019 @ 5:37 pm EDT Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced a new program designed for local law-enforcement agencies that want to honor immigration detainers but are prohibited from doing so under state and/or local sanctuary policies. According to a press release, ICE created the Warrant … Read moreNew Program Will Exempt Police From Sanctuary-Detainer Restrictions

Prophets are many: If everyone’s winning, who is losing? Spare a thought for the confused voter 😜

This post was originally published on this siteTelangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s surprise visit to his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan conveys the impression that he knows something about the ongoing elections that the rest don’t. It would appear from KCR’s confidence… Please follow and like us:

Two Bedrock Requirements for Any Infrastructure Bill

This post was originally published on this site Federal funds for highways, airports, and the like should not only require recipients (and their contractors and subcontractors) to use E-Verify, but also prohibit them from denying access to any federal agency in the pursuit of its mission, as King County, Wash., has done in barring ICE … Read moreTwo Bedrock Requirements for Any Infrastructure Bill

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passing of Chelsea Decaminada

This post was originally published on this siteStatement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passing of Chelsea Decaminada ASowah@doc.gov Mon, 05/06/2019 – 15:52 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 6, 2019 On May 4, 2019, Chelsea Decaminada passed away as a result of injuries sustained during the April 21st terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, … Read moreStatement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passing of Chelsea Decaminada

Wage Information Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

This post was originally published on this siteOn April 16, BLS reported that median weekly earnings for full-time wage and salary workers rose 2.7 percent over the year. On April 30, BLS reported that the Employment Cost Index for wages of private industry workers rose 3.0 percent over the year. On May 2, BLS reported … Read moreWage Information Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

MSNBC Finally Spots a Border Crisis, but Not the One You Think

This post was originally published on this site Even if you’re skeptical of Trump, it’s amazing that so many reporters and pundits — especially those in the New York-Washington corridor — are cosmopolitan, comfortable, and completely unconcerned about the legitimate worries of millions of Americans about what is happening at the border. Patrick McHugh May … Read moreMSNBC Finally Spots a Border Crisis, but Not the One You Think

TV actor Karan Oberoi held for rape, blackmail

This post was originally published on this siteMumbai, May 6 (IANS) Television actor and singer Karan Oberoi was arrested by Mumbai Police for the alleged rape and blackmail of a woman in 2017, official sources said here. A complaint was lodged with the Oshiwara Police late on Sunday and charges under the Indian Penal Code Sections … Read moreTV actor Karan Oberoi held for rape, blackmail

Making News: Back on National Radio Tonight on the Trump China Tariffs…& More!

This post was originally published on this siteNothing like the news business to upset the best laid plans of bloggers – especially in the Trump era!  I was literally minutes away from posting an item on President Trump’s new China tariff threats when I got a query from a national newspaper op-ed editor asking for … Read moreMaking News: Back on National Radio Tonight on the Trump China Tariffs…& More!

Indian team comes 2nd at Microsoft world contest

This post was originally published on this siteSeattle, May 6 (IANS) A team of Indian students was declared second runners-up at the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals here on May 6. The three-member team from Faridabad-based Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies developed “Caeli” (which means air in Latin) – a smart automated anti-pollution and … Read moreIndian team comes 2nd at Microsoft world contest

Travel and Tourism Means Big Business for the United States, Including Manufacturers

This post was originally published on this sitePhil Lovas is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Travel and Tourism, Industry & Analysis for the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce May is World Trade Month, a time when we celebrate the importance of international trade to the economy and creating jobs.  I find it fitting that … Read moreTravel and Tourism Means Big Business for the United States, Including Manufacturers

President Trump Nominates Mark Morgan ICE Director

This post was originally published on this site Mon, May 6th 2019 @ 2:23 pm EDT President Trump has nominated Mark Morgan for the director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Morgan’s nomination fills the place of Ronald Vitiello, whose nomination as ICE Director was withdrawn last month. Morgan will face a confirmation hearing in … Read morePresident Trump Nominates Mark Morgan ICE Director

President Trump Names Mark Morgan ICE Director

This post was originally published on this site Mon, May 6th 2019 @ 2:23 pm EDT President Trump has named Mark Morgan the new director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Morgan takes the place of Ronald Vitiello, whose nomination as ICE Director was withdrawn last month. Morgan will face a confirmation hearing in the … Read morePresident Trump Names Mark Morgan ICE Director

H1B Dropbox Experience Chennai – 221g Blue Slip, Visa Interview

This post was originally published on this site H1B Dropbox can be quite simple and straightforward process, but at times, it can be tricky and you may get 221g and maybe be asked for in person interview. One of our users went through the same process, where she had to attend interview and finally got … Read moreH1B Dropbox Experience Chennai – 221g Blue Slip, Visa Interview

Fall in returns due to past AY’s filings: I-T dept

This post was originally published on this siteThe tax department’s e-filing website showed returns filed in 2018-19 fell to 6.68 crore from 6.74 crore in the previous fiscal. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, however, in a statement clarified that the returns filed included those of previous assessment years, excluding which returns filed in 2018-19 … Read moreFall in returns due to past AY’s filings: I-T dept

USCIS Needs Direct Access to Law Enforcement Power to Curb Rampant Immigration Fraud

This post was originally published on this site There is currently no federal agency with arrest authority dedicated to investigating and seeking prosecution for violating federal immigration laws. The agency responsible for investigating immigration crimes such as marriage fraud, employment fraud, asylum fraud, and investor visa fraud changed its mission in 2010 and left those … Read moreUSCIS Needs Direct Access to Law Enforcement Power to Curb Rampant Immigration Fraud

USCIS Needs Direct Access to Law Enforcement Power to Curb Rampant Immigration Fraud

This post was originally published on this site There is currently no federal agency with arrest authority dedicated to investigating and seeking prosecution for violating federal immigration laws. The agency responsible for investigating immigration crimes such as marriage fraud, employment fraud, asylum fraud, and investor visa fraud changed its mission in 2010 and left those … Read moreUSCIS Needs Direct Access to Law Enforcement Power to Curb Rampant Immigration Fraud