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Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of yesterday’s tragedy at UCLA.
Eleven Filipino guest workers now have visas to work in the U.S. The workers, as one says, are "survivors" of human trafficking.
Earlier, they won a 15-million dollar judgment again L'Amande French Bakery. Their attorney says the Torrance and Beverly Hills bakeries are now closed.
According to a report recently released by the Pasadena Public Health Department, nearly a dozen people may have died due to a superbug infection at Huntington Hospital contracted by improperly sterilized medical instruments.
All told, 16 people were infected with bacteria.
FILIPINO workers, who prevailed in a yearlong legal battle against the owners of a French bakery in Southern California, now have temporary authorization to live and work in the US.
After a year-long legal battle resulting in a $15.2 million default judgment last month, the 11 victims of human trafficking who sued the owners of L’Amande French Bakery were also recently granted T visas, also known as T Nonimmigrant Status. T visas provide victims of human trafficking temporary legal status and work authorization and allow them to bring their families to the U.S.
Nineteen Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation are encouraging their attorney general to continue her investigation into ExxonMobil Corp.’s climate science.
The largest public pension fund in Washington, D.C. has successfully purged its $6.4 billion fund of all direct holdings in fossil fuels, city council members and climate activists announced Monday.
When Jeysson Minota bailed out of jail, he didn’t know within a week that he would end up on a respirator with a collapsed lung in the Intensive Care Unit at the Valley Medical Center. In jail, he didn’t know that the pain in his chest shortening his breath was actually a growing mass that was stretching his sternum, tearing wires inside of him from a previous operation.
"I'm informed that, you think that within 30 minutes the seven of you could make the internet unusable for the entire nation, is that correct?"
That question came from Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) on May 19, 1998, while speaking with members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts hacker group known as The L0pht.
WASHINGTON — When North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed HB 2 into law in March, with the swish of a pen, he overturned all of the state’s local ordinances that protected lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from being discriminated against.