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    The value of Greyhound Lines Inc., the intercity bus service company, has seen a drop in its value as a result of reductions to illegal immigration at the United States-Mexico border. Executives with Greyhound’s parent company, FirstGroup, told MarketWatch their value has dropped by about $156 million because of less migration across the southern border. As Breitbart News has reported, President Trump’s administration released tens of thousands of border crossers and illegal aliens into the U.S. every month. Those foreign...
    BOSTON (CBS/AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if...
            by Marcio Sanchez and Christopher Weber  SAN GABRIEL, California (AP) — Mass was celebrated Sunday on the grounds of a historic Catholic church in Southern California that had been heavily damaged by fire a day earlier. The interior of the San Gabriel Mission is damaged following a morning fire, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was...
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Mexican man being held in U.S. immigration custody in Florida died shortly after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials said Monday.MERCEDES SCHLAPP ON TRUMP SAYING HE WILL SIGN ORDER TO PROVIDE ROAD TO CITIZENSHIP FOR DREAMERS Onoval Perez-Montufa, 51, died Sunday afternoon at a Palm Beach County hospital, according to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement news release. He had tested positive for COVID-19 on July 2 at the Glades County Detention Center in Moore Haven,...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located. In Baltimore, people with hearings to reach final decisions were allowed to enter the federal building housing the immigration court only if they wore masks. Benches in a courtroom and seats in a waiting area were blocked off with tape, and social distancing signs were placed...
    NEW YORK - More than 930 employees of private contractors running U.S. immigration detention centers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to congressional testimony given by company executives on Monday.  The heads of four companies — CoreCivic, The GEO Group, Management & Training Corp (MTC) and LaSalle Corrections — that detain immigrants on contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), reported the infections among employees in response to questions from lawmakers.  ICE has reported 45 cases...
    (CNN)The search for possible mass graves from the Tulsa race massacre began Monday, nearly a century after hundreds of Black people were brutally killed by White rioters who burned and looted their community.The test excavation conducted Monday is part of a study to determine whether there are human remains in the area, and, if so, what state they are in. It was put on hold in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.Our work continues to find the graves of our...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located. In Baltimore, people with hearings to reach final decisions were allowed to enter the federal building housing the immigration court only if they wore masks. Benches in a courtroom and seats in a waiting area were blocked off with tape, and social distancing signs were placed...
    Immigration attorney Peter A. Schey As the COVID-19 pandemic rips through immigrant detention centers, federal immigration authorities are presenting parents detained alongside their children with a “binary choice”: remain detained together where a deadly virus is spreading, or send their children away to live with sponsors—government-vetted relatives living in the U.S. Media outlets nationwide have blamed this latest “episode of cruelty” on the Trump administration, but evidence suggests that for several years, a similar binary option triggering family separation has...
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A team of researchers and historians on Monday resumed test excavations of potential unmarked mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. A backhoe operator began slowly moving dirt at Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery, where ground-penetrating radar earlier this year determined there was an anomaly consistent with mass graves. Researchers plan to open a 6-by-3-meter excavation area using the backhoe to clear the first layer of soil, followed by shovels, trowels and even more delicate tools if...
    Reuters July 13, 2020 0 Comments More than 880 employees of private contractors running U.S. immigration detention centers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to congressional testimony given by company executives of Monday. The heads of four companies – CoreCivic, The GEO Group, Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and LaSalle Corrections – that detain immigrants on contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE), reported the infections among its employees in response to questions from lawmakers. ICE has...
    By REGINA GARCIA CANO and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located. In Baltimore, people with hearings to reach final decisions were allowed to enter the federal building housing the immigration court only if they wore masks. Benches in a courtroom and seats in a waiting area were blocked...
    A person in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody waiting to be processed at the GEO Groups Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California last year.Chris Carlson/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones newsletters.Private prison executives claimed at a congressional hearing Monday to be unaware of any recent instances of guards pepper-spraying immigration detainees at the facilities they run. It was a shocking claim: Detainees have been pepper-sprayed on more than a dozen occasions since late March,...
    TELEMMGLPICT000228183289.jpeg Care home staff have been virtually excluded from the new post-Brexit, fast-track visa for health and social care workers, as the Government insisted British workers could make up the shortfall. Government officials admitted the vast majority of care staff – many from Eastern Europe – will fall short in the new points-based immigration system that will only allow in migrants from January 1 next year if they have skilled job offers, speak English and meet minimum salary thresholds....
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located. In Baltimore, people with hearings to reach final decisions were allowed to enter the federal building housing the immigration court only if they wore masks. Benches in a courtroom and seats in a waiting area were blocked off with tape, and social distancing signs were placed...
    An adviser to Donald Trump’s reelection campaign told Fox News on Sunday that the President wants to “provide support” for DACA migrants and to import “the brightest and the best” foreign workers into U.S. jobs. Fox News asked Mercedes Schlapp July 12 about Trump’s July 10 comments saying he would support an Executive Order or a draft immigration bill that provided some form of legalization to perhaps 750,000 DACA migrants. She answered: Well, I don’t want to get ahead of...
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A team of researchers and historians on Monday resumed test excavations of potential unmarked mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. A backhoe operator began slowly moving dirt at Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery, where ground-penetrating radar earlier this year determined there was an anomaly consistent with mass graves. Researchers plan to open a 6-by-3-meter excavation area using the backhoe to clear the first layer of soil, followed by shovels, trowels and even more delicate tools if...
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A team of researchers and historians on Monday resumed test excavations of potential unmarked mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. A backhoe operator began slowly moving dirt at Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery, where ground-penetrating radar earlier this year determined there was an anomaly consistent with mass graves. Researchers plan to open a 6-by-3-meter excavation area using the backhoe to clear the first layer of soil, followed by shovels, trowels and even more delicate tools if...
    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is suing the Department of Homeland Security to block a rule that would require foreign students to leave the country if their school only provides classes online this fall, the Attorney Generals office said Monday. Vermont is one of 17 states and the District of Columbia that filed suit Monday, arguing the rule is cruel and unlawful. Last week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement notified colleges that international students would have to...
    Democrats have multiple issues on their agenda for 2020, but it appears immigration will be up first should they win in November. Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have publicly pledged to make immigration reform Democrats’ first order of business, should they win in November. After the Supreme Court blocked the White House from ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last month, Biden committed to sending a bill to Congress “on...
    The construction of a dedicated manufacturing base for coronavirus vaccines has begun in eastern China. The plant, with an investment of 550million yuan (£62million), is set to start mass-producing anti-coronavirus injections as early as next March, according to local officials. Chinas disease-control officials have claimed that the first COVID-19 vaccine could be ready in the country this autumn. A handout from the government of Ningbo shows the design of the manufacturing base which will produce vaccines against coronavirus and rabies....
    The city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was slated to start digging at a site suspected of being a mass grave related to the massacre of hundreds of Black people a century ago. According to The Washington Post, scientists, archaeologists, and forensic anthropologists will use heavy machinery to remove the top layers of soil at Oaklawn Cemetery. Previous testing has indicated anomalies farther down in the ground, which could indicate the presence of a mass grave. In the past 99 years, no...
    Priti Patel Doctors and nurses from overseas will be eligible for fast-track entry to the UK and exempt from paying an NHS health surcharge under a new visa scheme set out by the Home Office on Monday.  Under the new Health and Care visa, those eligible will also pay less in application fees and will be able to access “dedicated support” in filling out their forms.  The exemptions will also apply to their families and dependents, according to the written...
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britains new immigration system will provide faster and cheaper visas for skilled health and social care workers, the government announced on Monday, setting out further details of the points-based system that will come into effect in January. A new post-Brexit immigration system will apply to skilled workers and ends free movement of labour between Britain and the European Union (EU) following Britains departure from the bloc earlier this year. The state-funded National Health Service (NHS), which employs...
    Democrats believe the top priority of a Joe Biden administration in 2021 would be passing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens in the country, according to a new report in The Hill. Increasingly, the party believes that it will not only win the White House, but also the Senate, controlling the entire government for the first time since 2009-2010. Then, Democrats briefly enjoyed a filibuster-proof majority. Now, Democrats are considering doing away with the filibuster altogether, allowing themselves to pass sweeping...