Trump rolls out measures against documented immigrants

New hardline policy targets documented immigrants who apply for government benefits such as food and housing. US President Donald Trump‘s administration has rolled out another new hardline policy aimed at migrants, this time documented immigrants who apply for government benefits such as food and housing. The new policy was announced after a series of raids arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in food processing plants in Mississippi. Although the government said is will pursue employers who hire such workers, none of the employers in the Mississippi raids has been arrested or…

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Jeffrey Epstein’s victims to sue his estate for damages: Lawyers

At least two lawyers say they plan to sue 66-year-old alleged sex trafficker who allegedly hanged himself in jail. Lawyers in the United States representing victims of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein have said they will sue the well-connected financier’s estate for damages following his apparent suicide. Lawyer Lisa Bloom, who represents two of the victims, told Reuters news agency on Sunday she will soon file civil claims, which she said had been held off since federal prosecutors were pursuing sex trafficking charges against the 66-year-old accused. Another lawyer, Roberta…

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White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House calls on social media companies to help build technologies to ‘combat domestic terrorism’. The White House has called on social media companies to build technologies that could help curb the spread of violent ideologies online. The appeal was made during a meeting between officials from the White House and big social media companies on Friday. The gathering came days after President Trump laid blame on the internet and social media for providing places to “to radicalize disturbed minds”. His comments were triggered by two deadly mass shootings in the…

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