Immigration

“Trump administration launches bid to catch citizenship cheaters” – NBC News

“The U.S. government agency that oversees immigration applications is launching an office that will focus on identifying Americans who are suspected of cheating to get their citizenship and seek to strip them of it.” Read more

“Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence” – HuffPost

“Untold numbers of victims of violence, including women abused by their partners, could be denied asylum and deported back to danger at home because of a new ruling Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued Monday.” Read more

“Scalise: GOP ‘moving a lot closer’ to immigration deal” – Politico

“House Majority Whip Steve Scalise expressed cautious optimism Tuesday that GOP leadership, moderates and conservatives could reach an immigration deal and put an end to a weeks-long intra-party impasse.” Read more

Tech

“Big Day for AT&T, Time Warner and U.S. as Court Rules in Antitrust Case” – NY Times

“AT&T’s ambition to become a telecom-media giant faces a decisive moment on Tuesday with an expected ruling on whether its $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner can proceed. The decision will be no less momentous for President Trump’s Justice Department, because a victory for the government could rewrite the way antitrust rules and takeovers are applied. Here’s a primer on what is about to happen” Read more

“China’s ZTE to resume trading after $1.4 billion U.S. settlement” – Reuters

“ZTE Corp said trading in its shares would resume on Wednesday, ending a two-month suspension, after the Chinese telecommunications giant agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and radically overhaul its management.” Read more

“Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit” – ABC News

“Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to deliver on CEO Elon Musk’s promise to turn a profit in the second half of the year. In an email to workers on Tuesday, Musk said the cuts amount to about 9 percent of the company’s workforce of 40,000.” Read more

Entertainment

“Box-Office Milestone: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Crosses $2B Globally” – Hollywood Reporter

“Disney’s and Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War has cleared the $2 billion mark at the worldwide box office, becoming only the fourth movie to achieve the milestone and the first summer tentpole to do so, not adjusted for inflation.” Read more

“Anthony Bourdain’s death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers” – CBS News

“Anthony Bourdain’s culinary passions went far beyond the cuisine he put on a plate. He also was committed to the immigrant workers who toil in his and other kitchens throughout the restaurant industry. Bourdain, who died Friday in France in an apparent suicide at age 61, was an outspoken critic of President Trump’s immigration policies and a fierce defender of Hispanic workers.” Read more

“Orlando Nightclub Shooting: Tegan & Sara and More Pay Tribute, Two Years Later” – Billboard

“Tuesday (June 12) marks the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the deadliest incident of violence against LGBTQ people in U.S. history and a particularly devastating tragedy for the queer latinx community in Orlando, FL.” Read more

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