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  • Biden to offer legal status to 11 million immigrants, plans to stop border wall construction

    01/20/2021 11:00:21 AM PST · by KingofZion · 38 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 20, 2021 | Andrea Castillo
    Hours ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration, incoming White House officials released more details of the president-elect’s ambitious legislative proposals on immigration reform, including a pathway to U.S. citizenship for an estimated 11 million people and a series of executive actions, among them an immediate stop to construction of fencing along the southern border. The incoming administration described its package as a common-sense approach to modernizing and restoring humanity to the immigration system following four years of President Trump’s systematic crackdown on both legal and illegal immigration. The U.S. Citizenship Act, which officials said will be sent to Capitol Hill on...
  • Fugitives wanted in Canada for murder, kidnapping found with an arsenal during U.S. traffic stop, police say

    01/16/2021 11:31:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    National Post ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | Adrian Humphreys
    Officers found 67 guns and numerous magazines in four bags in the truck, according to the complaint. One was loaded with live ammunitionWhen a Minnesota State Trooper stopped a pickup truck for speeding on a U.S. highway this week, he not only discovered an arsenal of 67 suspected crime guns inside but two Toronto fugitives — one wanted for murder and the other for the kidnapping of a wealthy Chinese student. Dayne Adrian Sitladeen, 29, and Muzamil Aden Addow, 29, are both wanted for high-profile crimes in Ontario. With lockdown restrictions tightening, these indoor activities could make your day Sitladeen...
  • Google backs Biden immigration efforts, covers fees in threatened 'Dreamer' program

    01/13/2021 3:29:45 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 13, 2021 | By Paresh Dave
    OAKLAND, Calif. - Alphabet Inc’s Google said it would support President-elect Joe Biden’s efforts to pass a new U.S. immigration law and would help cover application fees for immigrants seeking lawful work under a threatened government program. Google said on Wednesday it would pay for the application fees of about 500 young immigrants seeking employment under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It comes as Google and other big U.S. employers transition from four years of criticizing outgoing President Donald Trump for restricting immigration policy and undermining the companies’ ability to hire foreign-born workers. “We will support efforts by...
  • The Future Of President Trump’s Agenda Hangs On Georgia

    11/27/2020 6:40:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 27, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    How permanent an impact a Joe Biden presidency will have comes down almost entirely to what happens in the state of Georgia on Jan. 5, 2021.There’s no doubt a Joe Biden administration is going to have a massive impact on the United States. How permanent an impact it will have, however, comes down almost entirely to what happens in the state of Georgia on Jan. 5, 2021. Like all modern presidents, President Barack Obama used the power of the executive to his benefit, signing orders that ranged from granting amnesty to illegal immigrants to joining the Paris climate agreement. President...
  • The Vatican Goes to Bat for Biden

    08/30/2020 7:49:42 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 72 replies
    American Spectator ^ | August 30, 2020 | George Neumayr
    The Vatican Goes to Bat for Biden FrancisChurch provides him with cover. In 2016, the Vatican was pulling for Hillary Clinton. Just days before the presidential election, Pope Francis renewed his criticism of politicians who speak about erecting “walls.” This led Slate and other publications to run such headlines as “It Sure Sounds Like Pope Francis Doesn’t Think Americans Should Vote for Trump.” Several Francis-friendly prelates ran interference for Hillary Clinton. San Jose’s bishop, Patrick McGrath, wrote a letter to his flock in which he said that Donald Trump’s complaint of a rigged system “borders on the seditious.” According to...
  • DACA reboot to add restrictions to prevent backdoor path to U.S. citizenship

    08/25/2020 10:43:17 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 11 replies
    Washington Times via Google ^ | Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times - Monday, August 24, 2020
    The government’s legal immigration agency said Monday that it will give strict scrutiny to DACA recipients who try to use a backdoor path to citizenship, as the Department of Homeland Security finalized plans for restarting the program after a Supreme Court decision this summer. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said illegal immigrant “Dreamers” can obtain advance parole to travel outside the U.S. — which offers the indirect path to citizenship — only if they have special circumstances such as an urgent national security reason or the need for a medical procedure that can be performed only outside the U.S. That...
  • Immigrant ‘Dreamers’ in Search of a Job Are Being Turned Away. President Trump hopes to end DACA, which has granted employment authorization to thousands of young immigrants. Already, some large employers are refusing to hire them.

    08/20/2020 12:58:31 PM PDT · by karpov · 19 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 20, 2020 | Miriam Jordan
    MIAMI — Nattily dressed in a sports coat and slacks, David Rodriguez took a seat in the front row to hear a presentation about an internship opportunity at Procter & Gamble, the consumer giant. What he heard excited him, said Mr. Rodriguez, a Venezuelan immigrant who was studying business at Florida International University. The company valued diversity. It aimed to hire interns as full-time employees after they graduated. But when he applied, one question on the form stumped him: “Are you currently a U.S. citizen or national, OR an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, OR a refugee, OR an...
  • Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Praises Company For Firing Woman Who Posted “All Lives Matter” on Facebook

    08/09/2020 8:09:08 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 107 replies
    Summit News ^ | 08/05/2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen praised a company for firing an employee who had posted “all lives matter” on her private Facebook page as an example of the free market standing up against “systemic racism.” Yes, really. During a C-SPAN interview, Jorgensen argued that Rosa Parks was discriminated against because, “what a lot of people don’t realize is that that was a government-owned, government-run bus, and the only way that racism was able to go on for so long was the government was putting it into place.” She then claimed that it’s harder for private companies to engage in...
  • Biden: On day one, I’ll send a bill to Congress creating a clear roadmap to citizenship for Dreamers and the 11 million undocumented people

    08/04/2020 4:40:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    Joe Biden on Twitter ^ | 8/4/2020 5 minutes ago | Joe Biden's twitter writer from Fiverr
    On day one, I’ll send a bill to Congress creating a clear roadmap to citizenship for Dreamers and the 11 million undocumented people already strengthening our nation. It’s long overdue.— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 4, 2020
  • Business leaders warn Trump not to mess with DACA

    07/11/2020 9:05:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | JULY 11, 2020 | Stephen Dinan
    Leaders of some of the country’s biggest companies signed a letter Saturday urging President Trump not to make a new attempt at revoking the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty, saying it would be a significant disruption to lose those employees during the coronavirus recovery. The companies, which range from Apple and Amazon to Target and General Motors, said the illegal immigrant “Dreamers” who are able to work due to the DACA program “have been critical members of our workforce, industries and communities for years now.” “This is no time to disrupt the economic recovery of our companies and communities, nor time...
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version DC 19

    07/11/2020 9:16:50 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/11/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Newsdump Update: President Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Give "Dreamers" Citizenship Path In an interview with NBC's sister Spanish TV network Telemundo President Trump said he is planning to sign an executive order on immigration within the next month that will include a path to citizenship for "Dreamers"...... The Mayor Of One Town Makes A Pitch For Freedom Over Fear Ammon Bundy shared this letter with us sent from the Mayor of Eagar, Arizona to the citizens and it read like this in part...... A Police Shooting In Detroit Triggering New Fresh Protests Friday Night Clash With Police.... The...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 7/10/2020 Newsdump Friday

    07/10/2020 9:13:07 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/10/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News: President Trump commuting the sentence of Roger Stone...... How about "revenue raisers" or in plain language "higher taxes" to deal with tax revenue shortfalls and recovery from the coronavirus situation? Government officials across the country beginning to broach the subject. Among them New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy..... A Kentucky judge's order putting a cloud over Democrat Governor Andy Beshear's mask (muzzle) order..... "Over the past several week I have been asked repeatedly about what the Town of Eagar plans to do about Covid-19, masks, visitors, riots etc. It is somewhat alarming how many expect and almost invite a...
  • Supreme Court hands Trump administration win on deportation powers

    06/25/2020 8:29:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    FOX News ^ | 06-25-2020 | By Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court ruled Thursday for the Trump administration in a key immigration case, determining that a federal law limiting an asylum applicant’s ability to appeal a determination that he lacked a credible fear of persecution from his home country does not violate the Constitution. The ruling means the administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge. The 7-2 ruling applies to those who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation. In a decision in the case of Dept. of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam, the court...
  • Welcome to Tomorrow

    06/22/2020 2:08:09 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 106 replies
    email | 6/22/2020 | unknown
    1- Basic auto repair shops will disappear. Read on to know why. 2- A gas/diesel engine has 20,000 individual parts. An electrical motor has only 20 parts. Electric cars are sold with lifetime guarantees and are repaired only by dealers. It takes only 10 minutes to remove and replace an electric motor. 3- Faulty electric motors are not repaired in the dealership but are sent to a regional repair shop that repairs them with robots 4- Your electric motor malfunction light goes on, so you drive up to what looks like a car wash, and your car is towed through...
  • Supreme Court becomes supreme power, overruling president and Congress

    06/19/2020 5:13:38 AM PDT · by karpov · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 18, 2020 | Post Editorial Board
    It’s great for the Dreamers in the short term, but a long-term loser for the rule of law and for immigration reform: That’s the bottom line of the Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday on President Trump’s move to rescind his predecessor’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive order. Some 700,000 immigrants brought to America illegally by their parents, who registered under DACA, can heave a sigh of relief: They can continue working and living without fear of deportation. That was plainly Chief Justice John Roberts’ intent — but rulings are supposed to be about law, not desired results. Roberts, joined by...
  • The Supreme Court Requires Trump to Violate Immigration Law. For voters who care about this issue, that means it will be back on the ballot this fall.

    06/18/2020 11:28:55 AM PDT · by karpov · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | June 18, 2020 | DAN MCLAUGHLIN
    Chief Justice Roberts, joined by the Supreme Court’s four liberals, restored the Obama administration’s 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, on the theory that the Trump administration failed to analyze or to explain two aspects of DACA repeal. DACA was a major policy issue contested in public campaigns. Only one Justice (Sotomayor) even questioned whether the Trump administration had the legal power to repeal DACA. The Court, moreover, assumed for the purposes of the decision that DACA itself was illegal, and eviscerated the Obama administration’s legal theories for enacting it. If elections for the presidency cannot undo major...
  • Supreme Court as a Court of Politics, Not Law - (Explains Judge Sullivan's Intent)

    05/13/2020 9:20:08 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 13 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | By John Miano on April 30, 2020
    ... There were 35 amicus briefs filed in oppositions to the rescission of DACA. Among them, I could only find 10 that could generously be classified as making serious legal arguments. Within this group, the brief of Administrative Law Scholars was particularly good and is worth reading by those interested in the DACA legal issues. For the most part, the amicus briefs are naked political documents. Many rely on anecdotes as evidence that would be inadmissible in a court of law. Some attempt to be relevant to law by tacking a legal argument already made by the parties to the...
  • DeVos Blocks DACA Students From Coronavirus Aid

    04/21/2020 9:37:57 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 17 replies ^ | Apr 21, 2020
    When Congress passed the CARES Act to provided relief from the coronavirus impact, it sent about $14 billion to institutions of higher education to address the unique impact the virus has had on college campuses. Colleges and universities had been waiting for the Department of Education to release guidance to detail how exactly schools could allocate the grant money, including who is eligible. Today, Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department released new guidance to address that and more. In the guidance, DeVos chose to limit the students eligible for the grant aid to those eligible for federal student financial aid...
  • Progressive youth groups issue demands for Biden ahead of general election

    04/08/2020 12:55:44 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04 08 2020 | Tal Axelrod
    A slate of progressive youth groups have issued a list of demands they want to see presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden adopt ahead of the general election. Eight progressive groups said in a joint letter released Wednesday that they feared Biden’s centrist policies would alienate younger voters, who trend more liberal, and hinder Democrats’s efforts to unseat President Trump in November. The groups noted that while Biden racked up delegates with a March winning spree, he consistently ceded voters under 45 years old to Sanders in the primaries. SNIP While Sanders, who had garnered the endorsements of all eight...
  • Trump to weigh Dreamers' fate as part of broader immigration deal during election

    03/06/2020 7:15:57 AM PST · by Theoria · 30 replies
    Politico ^ | 05 March 2020 | ANITA KUMAR and MARIANNE LEVINE
    The Supreme Court could soon overturn the temporary protections for people who came to the country illegally as children. President Donald Trump will consider protecting Dreamers who came to the country illegally as children as part of a larger immigration deal later this year, thrusting the contentious issue into the heart of election season, according to five people familiar with the situation. Trump told Republican senators at the White House Thursday that he will punt on a proposal until after an upcoming Supreme Court ruling that could overturn the temporary protections for Dreamers the Obama administration implemented, known as the...