Prison staff accused of abuse after making inmates listen to Baby Shark

October 7, 2020

Two former prison officers and their warden were charged with mistreatment after it was revealed that they forced inmates to listen to the song «Baby Shark» on repeat as punishment. Gregory Cornell Butler Jr., 21, Christian Charles Miles, 21, and Christopher Raymond Hendershott, 50, are accused of conspiracy and ill-treatment of at least 4 prisoners. According to authorities, the «inhuman» incidents occurred in November and December last year in the…

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Man claims he was fired for being «too American»

October 7, 2020

A former head of marketing at a large corporation claims he lost his job because he was «too American,» wears khaki pants to work, and is too old. Gray Hallett, 61, a former director of marketing at Boyden World Corporation, a prominent consulting and staffing firm, said he was illegally fired in January after he complained of discrimination. According to Hallett's lawsuit, starting in late 2017, the firm's chairman and…

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Florida resident tried to mail-in dead wife to «test the system»

October 5, 2020

Florida authorities said they had charged a man with fraud when he tried to get a ballot in the mail for his deceased wife. He, in turn, said that he was only «trying to test the system.» Manati County election observer Mike Bennett said he contacted the sheriff's office after a poll check showed that the wife of 62-year-old Larry Wiggins had died two years ago. It was then revealed…

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American woman falsely convicted of murdering her parents, released from prison after 17 years

October 3, 2020

The Chinese American, falsely convicted of arson and the murder of her parents, was released after 17 years in prison after evidence of biased prosecutors exchanging emails with offensive racist and sexual content. Since her arrest, the girl has been tried three times. Frances Choi, 17 when her parents died in the April 2003 arson in Brockton, was sentenced to two life sentences without parole in 2011, Enterprise News reported….

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Judge temporarily blocked Trump’s plan to increase immigration fees

September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, a federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration's plan to increase fees for immigrants wishing to become US citizens and other asylum seekers. The new rules were to set a $ 50 levy for asylum seekers and raise prices for immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship from $ 640 to over $ 1,170. US District Judge Jeffrey White (Northern California), appointed by President George W. Bush, found that such…

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Registration in the Green Card-2022 program starts on October 1

September 25, 2020

Online registration for the Diversity Visa Program 2022 (DV-2022) will begin October 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST and end on November 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM ET, according to the website of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba. … If you decide to try your luck and get a green card, you should pay attention to several points. Please read the DV-2022 requirements and instructions carefully to understand if you…

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State Department to return welfare test for green card applicants

September 23, 2020

The Trump administration is re-introducing the welfare and health test for U.S. green card applicants, Axios writes. The rule was blocked by an injunction in July due to the coronavirus, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. The 2019 rule gives officials more authority to refuse green cards to applicants who the government believes rely or may rely on government benefits such as food stamps or housing vouchers….

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Bloomberg paid fines for 32,000 Florida criminals so they could vote

September 23, 2020

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg raised over $ 16 million to help convicted criminals in Florida vote in elections. Bloomberg's fundraising campaign has already paid off the liabilities of 32,000 criminals, Axios reported. “The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy, and no American can be denied this right. Bloomberg's spokesman told a news agency. «Working with the Coalition to Restore Rights, we are determined to end the electoral abuse and…

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New York police officer arrested on suspicion of spying on China

September 22, 2020

Federal prosecutors said Monday that a 33-year-old New York City police officer and Chinese-born ethnic Tibetan had been arrested on espionage charges. Presumably, he worked for the PRC government. Baymadaji Angwang, a naturalized US citizen and patrol officer of the 111th precinct in Queens, has allegedly been involved in espionage activities since May 2018. Angwang, who currently lives in Williston Park, Nassau County, came to the United States for the…

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California wants to introduce compulsory ethnic history and culture lessons

September 17, 2020

Students are demanding that Governor Gavin Newsom sign legislation that requires high school students across California to attend ethnic history and culture classes in order to graduate. Alvin Lee, 17, whose parents moved to the US from Hunan Province, China, agrees with peers who see gaps in the modern education system. “Everyone talks about 'white saviors', what a hero Christopher Columbus was, but they don't talk about what Asian Americans,…

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