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36% of US SMEs Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments – Bitcoinist

About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re. Newer Companies Are More Crypto-Friendly HSB’s survey found that newer companies are twice as likely to accept cryptocurrency […]

I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted – The New York Times

In 2001, when I was the new Washington correspondent for The Arizona Republic, I attended the annual awards dinner of the National Immigration Forum. The forum is a left-right coalition that lobbies for unauthorized immigrants and expansive immigration policies. Its board has included officials of the National Council of La Raza, the American Civil Liberties […]

Immigrants To America Drop Sharply From China, India and Mexico – Forbes

Chinese citizens wait to submit visa applications at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. (MARK … [+] RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages) AFP via Getty Images The number of immigrants to the United States from China, India and Mexico declined sharply between FY 2016 and FY 2018. If current immigration policies continue, then further reductions from these and other major […]

Trump Administration Makes Supreme Court Appeal on Immigration Plan – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration filed an emergency appeal Monday that asks the Supreme Court for permission to implement rules that would make it easier for the government to deny immigrants residency or admission to the U.S. because they use public-assistance programs or might use them in the future. The administration last August adopted the rules, which […]

Immigration “Tent Courts” Aren’t Allowing Full Access To The Public, Attorneys Say – BuzzFeed News

Observers and reporters can’t watch what some consider to be the most important part of an immigration proceeding. By Adolfo Flores Reporting From Brownsville, Texas Adolfo Flores BuzzFeed News Reporter Reporting From Brownsville, Texas Posted on January 13, 2020, at 4:23 p.m. ET Veronica Cardenas / Reuters People bathe and wash clothes in the Rio […]