BELIZE CITY, Belize – Eighteen border control officers from seven Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are currently undergoing a four-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados, and the British Royal Navy’s Fisheries Protection […]
By Greg B. Smith, THE CITY When then-City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito learned she was accused in a civil rights lawsuit of pressuring NYCHA to replace a black supervisor with a Latino employee, her lawyers got a judge to dismiss her as a defendant. Then, earlier this year, the judge changed his mind. Now the […]
By Anna Sanders (nydailynews.com) Wannabe mayor and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is skirting campaign rules by raising tens of thousands of dollars from donors with business before the city for his nonprofit, the Daily News has found. Adams set up the “One Brooklyn Fund” his first year in office in 2014, raising at least […]
By Steve Orr, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Child Victims Act signed into law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thousands of New Yorkers who were molested or sexually abused as children have been waiting for years — in many cases, for decades — for their day in court. That day has arrived — and it began with a stunning barrage of lawsuits. […]
The State Department statistics offer a window into how the Homeland Security Department's forthcoming public charge regulation could reshape the legal immigration system. Under the regulation, which is expected to be finalized in the coming days, DHS will adopt a more aggressive public charge analysis to evaluate applications for green cards and visa renewals.
By Ted Hesson (politico.com) The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits skyrocketed under President Donald Trump, according to State Department data obtained by POLITICO. Between Oct. 1 and July 29, the State Department denied 5,343 immigrant visa applications for Mexican nationals on the grounds […]
Rocket dockets are unnecessary to ensure that people attend their immigration hearings. Immigrant families are generally eager to attend their hearings. These hearings are the only way for them to obtain permanent protections in the United States.
By Katy Murdza (immigrationimpact.com) In an attempt to rush through immigrant families’ court cases, the government began implementing “rocket dockets” in September 2018 for parents and children who had recently entered the United States together without authorization. The program is intended to discourage Central American families from coming to the United States by quickly deporting […]
Now, under the administration’s new rule, immigration officers can apply expedited removal to anyone picked up anywhere in the United States who cannot prove that he or she has been living continuously in the country for two or more years. The lawsuit is asking a federal judge to stop the administration from applying expedited removal so broadly.
By Karolina Walters (immigrationimpact.com) The Trump administration recently announced it would start applying a fast-tracked deportation process known as “expedited removal” to hundreds of thousands more people than ever before. People across the United States could be deported within hours of being picked up by immigration officers, with no opportunity to see a judge or […]
The new Department of Homeland Security rule requires that immigrants living in the country legally “do not depend on public resources to meet their needs, but rather rely on their own capabilities, as well as the resources of family members, sponsors, and private organizations.”
By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY Getting treated at the city’s public hospitals won’t necessarily be held against green card seekers, health officials said Monday amid news of a new Trump administration rule penalizing immigrants who legally receive government aid. Applications for permanent legal status can be rejected by immigration officials if immigrants use public benefits, […]
Amid growing global alarm over the accelerating pace of species extinction, leading figures from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) called for stronger protections of animals and plants under threat.
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Countries should be strengthening their laws protecting endangered species, not weakening them, international conservationists said Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump’s administration announced plans to alter the country’s Endangered Species Act. Amid growing global alarm over the accelerating pace of species extinction, leading figures from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species […]
Shannon George (livestrong.com)
Glucose, a substance obtained by eating carbohydrates such as cereal and pasta, is an important source of energy. Drinking alcohol can cause hypoglycemia, or dangerously low blood glucose levels resulting in dizziness, disorientation, and even coma. While a maximum of one alcoholic beverage per day is considered safe for most people, including individuals with blood […]