The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
Maya WileyLimiting legal immigration is a good way to encourage ppl to cross without papers: “White House announces rule that could limit legal immigration”
The interview was contentious at first, according to two people familiar with the matter, but investigators ultimately found his testimony credible and even surprising.
Maya WileyBig if true cuz this is the team sent to determine whether #FBI improperly initiated #CarterPage investigation: “investigators ultimately found Steele’s testimony credible and even surprising:” Trump dossier author Steele gets 16-hour DOJ grilling
Maya WileyAt #Barr confirmation hearing #SenSasse asked if he wld investigate #Acosta handling of #Epstein case. Barr says he believes he would need to recuse because his law firm may have been involved. It was.
Police have said that Marshae Jones was at fault because she started the fight that led to the shooting and failed to remove herself from harm’s way.
Maya WileyICYMI missed this. Black women criminalized for parenting is not New & all women are being devalued by AL abortion law, but THIS is ...: “Alabama woman charged in fetus’ death after she was shot and lost her pregnancy”
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
Demands for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly before Congress have only increased after it was claimed that Mueller isn't interested in participating in something he might consider a "political spectacle."
Maya Wiley“Call it what you will. “Calls for Mueller's Public Testimony Intensify After It's Revealed That He Wants to Avoid 'Political Spectacle' “
This isn't the first time James Comey and Robert Mueller find themselves together at the center of an unfolding Washington drama.
Maya WileyLove @maddow going back to Bush administration ignored DOJ advice on warrantless surveillance where #Mueller & #Comey threatened to resign and Ashcroft also refused to sign from hospital bed! bit.ly/2PZ2IWa What a different world from today.
Legal advocacy group Public Citizen filed suit on behalf of landowners in Texas and an environmental group. More lawsuits are expected.
Maya WileyWow. Anderson Cooper interviewing a landowner in the lawsuit says in 44 years she hasn’t had an immigrant crossing the borders on her property!: #Trump's National Emergency Just Got Its First Legal Challenge
Alexander Acosta and Jeffrey Epstein’s attorneys — including Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr — stitched together an extraordinary deal, allowing Epstein to escape federal sex charges and never serve time in a federal or state prison.
Maya WileyJust when you think it can’t get more despicable - #Trump Labor Secry #Acosta gave a sweetheart plea deal to a sexual predator & protected co-conspirators who sexually abused under-aged girls: Prosecutors worked to cut sex abuser #JeffreyEpstein a break”
New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias.
Maya WileyThe trial v #HarvardAdmissions by conservatives preys on division. Unchallenged is admitting children of alums & athletes. Admitting a very small # of qualified Black & Latino students is. Admissions done right means more #diversity, not less.
PEN America presents Jason Stanley and Timothy Snyder in conversation on the occasion of the publication of Stanley’s How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them (Random House). Jelani Cobb will moderate a discussion on this critical debate...