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Kenneth Chesebro, a Harvard-trained lawyer accused of crafting former President Donald Trump’s fake elector strategy to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has kept a “low profile” since the attack on the U.S. Capitol in January 2021, having moved to Puerto Rico last year.
As fuel in Puerto Rico grows scarcer after Hurricane Fiona, an oil tanker loaded with much-needed diesel fuel is treading water off the coast of Puerto Rico, unable to dock because a 1920 law, known as the Jones Act, requires ships to be U.S.-owned if they want to load or unload.
The Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment Act of 2022 or Eagle Act is an obscure bill, strangely bipartisan in the House with a low-key advocacy organization, Immigration Voice, that was on Capitol Hill this week for meetings with staffers for Republican Senators Josh Hawley (MO), Mike Lee (UT), and Tom Cotton (AR), plus the Senate offices of Democratic Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) and Tina Smith (MN).
Four days before the Summit of the Americas begins on June 6 in Los Angeles, the U.S. is short on friends in the Northern Triangle. Even Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, once President Joe Biden’s ally of last resort, said he will not attend.
Immigration advocates got a rare, if uneven policy win Friday when the House of Representatives voted 220-213 to pass a hard-fought version of the Build Back Better Act that includes a mixed bag of relief provisions facing an uncertain future in the Senate.
Georgia is home to just over 1 million Latinos.
“Three months ago, on August 7, 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent hundreds of agents to Mississippi to arrest nearly 700 workers at seven chicken processing plants across the state. It was the largest statewide workplace raid in U.S. history, with 680 community members arrested,” Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said.
The World Bank says that there is practically no difference in services both sectors offer.
Emails obtained by the Center for Investigative Journalism suggest undue pressure and influence around Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Control Board on energy policy issues. Treasury demanded explanations about Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s announcement to privatize the island’s public power utility without consulting them.
Correos electrónicos obtenidos por el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo apuntan a presiones e influencias indebidas alrededor de la Junta de Control Fiscal en asuntos de política energética. Desde el Tesoro federal exigieron explicaciones sobre el anuncio de Rosselló de privatizar la corporación pública sin consultarles.