Sheriffs to Conduct Day of Town Halls on Immigration Enforcement Gaps

Alexandria, VA – Sheriffs from across the Country will be holding a series of briefings and meetings with their local media and communities to discuss the challenges they are faced with because of lax enforcement rules for US immigration policies. These sessions will be held in several places including California, Texas, Florida, Oregon, Ohio, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. At least two states, Texas and Florida, will see significant involvement form the entire state delegations of Sheriffs. “We are gravely concerned the nation doesn’t understand the effects of limited enforcement support for detaining dangerous illegal aliens in our jails,” proclaimed Jonathan Thompson, … Continue reading

AG Healey secures additional $2.3 million for students misled by for-profit schools

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey held an ethnic media roundtable on May 14 at 1 Ashburton Place. Marcony Almeida-Barros as director of her new Community Relations division. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
麻州檢察長莫娜•希莉於5月14日在Ashburton Place 1號舉行了一個少數民族媒體圓桌會議。為了領導社區聯絡部,希莉任命Marcony Almeida-Barros(右)作為主任。(圖片由黃靈美攝。)

For-profit schools Lincoln Technical Institute and Kaplan Career Institute will pay hundreds of their former students more than $2.3 million to resolve allegations that they inflated job placement numbers and employed unfair recruiting tactics to persuade prospective students to enroll in their programs, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. Continue reading

U.S. South Asians more reluctant to seek medication for pain

Health care workers should be culturally aware when caring for patients and families from the South Asian region   COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 23, 2015) ― When compared with other ethnicities, Asians are the most unsatisfied with the health care they received in the United States, previous research has shown. This dissatisfaction with health care partly is caused by health practices in the U.S. clashing with the practices Asian patients and families may be more used to experiencing overseas. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that health care providers perceive South Asians living in the U.S. to be … Continue reading