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  • As student debt crushes recent grads, some judges seek to provide relief - The State June 23, 2018
    The StateAs student debt crushes recent grads, some judges seek to provide reliefThe StateSince Lexington-based bankruptcy attorney Lex Rogerson began practicing law 40 years ago, not a single one of his clients has had their students loans discharged under the current system. Unlike debt from credit cards, mortgages or other loans, ...and more »
  • MtGox Enters Civil Rehabilitation - ETHNews June 22, 2018
    ETHNewsMtGox Enters Civil RehabilitationETHNewsBut the value of bitcoin has soared since MtGox entered bankruptcy. "This means that the claims can be paid back in full, and there will still be over 160,000 bitcoin and bitcoin cash in assets in the Gox estate. The way bankruptcy law works is that if ...Civil Rehabilitation for Mt. Gox […]
  • Federal court: Millville must return portion of glass factory to tax-delinquent former owner - Vineland Daily Journal June 22, 2018
    Vineland Daily JournalFederal court: Millville must return portion of glass factory to tax-delinquent former ownerVineland Daily JournalThe takeover was “constructively fraudulent” to owner GGI Properties LLC under federal bankruptcy law, the judge stated. A New Jersey Superior Court had approved the title transfer in a foreclosure action the city started. Altenburg focused on the ...
  • Here's a lifeline for India's often neglected home buyers - Economic Times June 22, 2018
    Economic TimesHere's a lifeline for India's often neglected home buyersEconomic TimesThe recognition of home buyers as financial creditors under the bankruptcy law may well turn out to be the most important legal development ever in India's real estate industry. It is likely that it will have a deeper, more positive and immediate ...and more »
  • Financial worries: Why waiting to file bankruptcy can be so damaging - USA TODAY June 20, 2018
    USA TODAYFinancial worries: Why waiting to file bankruptcy can be so damagingUSA TODAYFiling for bankruptcy is often seen as an admission of personal and financial failure. Many people try hard to avoid it, but they end up paying the price for waiting. The longer people wait to file bankruptcy, the more they struggle, according to […]
  • Upright Law Sanctioned for Improper Bankruptcy Filings - Bloomberg Big Law Business June 19, 2018
    Bloomberg Big Law BusinessUpright Law Sanctioned for Improper Bankruptcy FilingsBloomberg Big Law BusinessThomas also ordered Upright and Tanribilir to prepare a “10 page Memorandum of Law” on the requirements of Bankruptcy Rule 1008, to be circulated to all of Upright's affiliated “partners.” That rule requires that all bankruptcy petitions must be ...
  • Can Student Loans Now Be Discharged In Bankruptcy? - Forbes - Forbes June 18, 2018
    ForbesCan Student Loans Now Be Discharged In Bankruptcy? - ForbesForbesIt's one of the most intensely-debated student loan questions: Can you discharge your student loans in bankruptcy? The short answer: normally, student loans ...and more »
  • Promises Malibu Bankruptcy Leaves Law Firms in the Lurch - Law.com June 1, 2018
    Law.comPromises Malibu Bankruptcy Leaves Law Firms in the LurchLaw.comPolsinelli, a fast-growing Am Law 100 firm with a prominent health care practice, has picked up the lead role advising EBH in Chapter 11 through Christopher Ward, managing partner of the firm's office in Wilmington, Delaware, and chair of its ...
  • Exclusive: How a 'nobody' ex-con pushed Avenatti law firm into bankruptcy - CNN June 1, 2018
    CNNExclusive: How a 'nobody' ex-con pushed Avenatti law firm into bankruptcyCNNLos Angeles (CNN) Even before he became famous as the fast-talking, trash-talking, in-your-face attorney representing Stormy Daniels in her sexually-charged lawsuit against the President, Michael J. Avenatti had achieved an enviable degree of success ...

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  • Fix readers' most common immigration questions, answered - Washington Post June 23, 2018
    Washington PostFix readers' most common immigration questions, answeredWashington PostI picked out the most commonly asked ones and called up Kathleen Walker, an immigration law expert who has also lived on the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 30 years, to guide us. She gave me an up-close look at what was happening at the border over ...
  • In Tense Meeting, Trump Officials Debate How to Process Migrant Families - New York Times June 22, 2018
    PEOPLE.comIn Tense Meeting, Trump Officials Debate How to Process Migrant FamiliesNew York TimesFor the past week, Mr. Trump has demanded changes in the United States' immigration laws and encouraged Congress to act with urgency. But on Friday morning, he appeared to give up hope that the Republican-controlled Congress could succeed in ...Will Migrant Children Be Reunited […]
  • Trump doesn't need to put families in detention centers to enforce his immigration policy. There are better options. - Vox June 22, 2018
    VoxTrump doesn't need to put families in detention centers to enforce his immigration policy. There are better options.VoxThat's a problem, because it's illegal for immigration authorities to detain kids for more than 20 days before releasing them to a guardian. The White House seems to think the only solution to enforce immigration laws is to […]
  • Immigration law changes - Brownsville Herald June 22, 2018
    Immigration law changesBrownsville HeraldIt also forced immigration law judges and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to exercise little flexibility in whether or not to deport these immigrants. Even if an illegal immigrant was married to a U.S. citizen or qualified for a ...and more »
  • Enforce Immigration Law or Change It - National Review June 21, 2018
    National ReviewEnforce Immigration Law or Change ItNational ReviewFor decades, the lax to unbelievably negligent enforcement of U.S. immigration law — combined with the Kafkaesque horror show that is the legal, aboveboard U.S. immigration system — created a powerful lure for very poor people with a desire to work ...Trump's immigration reversal creates its own chaosCNNCaging […]
  • Tensions brew as hearing on California immigration laws gets underway - KCRA Sacramento June 21, 2018
    KCRA SacramentoTensions brew as hearing on California immigration laws gets underwayKCRA SacramentoWEBVTT TOGETHER O THE CALIFORNIA STATE POLICIES. AMID A NATIONWIDE IMMIGRATION DEBATE, THE SANCTUARY STATE STATUS DRAWS SUPPORTER AND OPPONENTS TO THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE. FOLLOW THE RULE OF LAW.
  • President Trump's Situational Enforcement Of Tax And Immigration Laws - Forbes June 20, 2018
    ForbesPresident Trump's Situational Enforcement Of Tax And Immigration LawsForbesQuestion: What does the Trump Administration's policy decision to separate immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican border have in common with its policy decision to refuse to enforce IRS curbs on church involvement in political campaigns?
  • Behind the Criminal Immigration Law: Eugenics and White ... - ProPublica June 20, 2018
    ProPublicaBehind the Criminal Immigration Law: Eugenics and White ...ProPublicaAmid a bipartisan backlash, President Trump has tried repeatedly to shift blame to Democrats for his own administration's “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, ...and more »
  • Migrant children at the border – the facts - CBS News June 19, 2018
    CBS NewsMigrant children at the border – the factsCBS NewsThat means a goal of prosecuting 100 percent of adults caught violating immigration law. Previously, adults without criminal histories who crossed the border with children were not referred for prosecution. Instead, some were booked into immigrant ...Trump Retreats on Separating Families, but Thousands May Remain ApartNew […]

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  • Real Estate Happenings - Charleston Post Courier June 23, 2018
    Real Estate HappeningsCharleston Post CourierWHAT: A 30-hour property management course held twice a week for a month by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, June 24 and 26. WHERE: 5006 Wetland Crossing, North Charleston. PRICE: N/A.
  • All Things Real Estate: Neighbors share cost of building, repairing fence - Fairfield Daily Republic June 23, 2018
    All Things Real Estate: Neighbors share cost of building, repairing fenceFairfield Daily RepublicQ: We live in Suisun City in the Dover South subdivision. The house was built in the 1980s. We bought in 1995. The backyard fence was here when we got here and now, 23 years later, is so dilapidated a cat jumping on […]
  • Real Estate Transactions: June 23, 2018 - Fairfield Daily Republic June 23, 2018
    Real Estate Transactions: June 23, 2018Fairfield Daily RepublicReal Estate Transactions: June 23, 2018. By Daily Republic. BENICIA. TOTAL SALES: 8. HIGHEST AMOUNT: $820,000. LOWEST AMOUNT: $550,000. MEDIAN AMOUNT: $696,750. AVERAGE AMOUNT: $694,563. 217 1st Street – $683,500, 05-18-18 [3 ...
  • Real estate briefs - Naples Daily News June 23, 2018
    Naples Daily NewsReal estate briefsNaples Daily NewsJames D. York P.A., a local Realtor, is the host with Realtors Michael and Morgan York of York Real Estate Group of Downing-Frye Realty on the show "Southwest Florida Real Estate Update." The show has different guests who specialize in relevant topics.
  • Real estate loss from eruption approaches $400 million - Honolulu Star-Advertiser June 23, 2018
    Honolulu Star-AdvertiserReal estate loss from eruption approaches $400 millionHonolulu Star-AdvertiserSoldiers from the 230th Engineer Company Hawaii Army National Guard along with volunteer carpenters built compact relief housing along Akeakamai Loop in Pahoa, June 8. The project will provide 20 compact housing units, a site office, restrooms, showers ...Lava from Kilauea volcano is now hotter, more fluidUSA […]
  • REAL ESTATE MATTERS: The surprising 2018 housing market - Sarasota Herald-Tribune June 23, 2018
    Sarasota Herald-TribuneREAL ESTATE MATTERS: The surprising 2018 housing marketSarasota Herald-TribuneIlyce attended the National Association of Real Estate Editors 52nd Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., where temperatures soared to more than 106 F, and the real estate news was equally vexing. Here are some of her insights.
  • Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for June 23, 2018 - NewsOK.com June 23, 2018
    Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for June 23, 2018NewsOK.comRed Banana LLC paid $860,000 to SL 39thSt. Properties LLC for a 25,038-square-foot industrial building at 6200 NW 39 Expressway. Price and Davis represented the buyer. Brock Lytton with Moriah Real Estate represented the seller. • Seley Family Trust or ...
  • When's the next recession? Real estate analysts give their best guess - Dallas News (blog) June 22, 2018
    Dallas News (blog)When's the next recession? Real estate analysts give their best guessDallas News (blog)I just visited with some of the country's top real estate economists.We talked about home prices, commercial property values and apartment demand....Issues Impacting Real Estate In 2018-19 From Counselors Of Real ...Facility Executive Magazineall 3 news articles »
  • 6 ways to prepare yourself for selling luxury real estate - Inman.com June 22, 2018
    6 ways to prepare yourself for selling luxury real estateInman.comIf you are interested in learning how to make the jump into the luxury market when that beautiful listing comes around, follow these six steps for successfully marketing a luxury property. Article image credited to Daniel Barnes on Unsplash. Subscribe ...

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  • 2016 H1B Visa and Green Card Reports Released!

    Myvisajobs.com, the leading employment website for immigrants, has released its eleventh Annual H1B Visa and Employment-based Green Card reports. 2016 Top 100 H1B Visa Sponsor 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Status: Certified, Denied or Withdrawn 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Job Title 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work State 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work […]
  • Dirty hospital scopes caused deadly infections, investigation finds

    At least 250 people, mostly in the U.S. including Seattle, have contracted potentially deadly infections spread by contaminated medical scopes in the past three years, according to a new report headed by Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. The incidencts related to antibiotic-resistant infections linked to specialized duodenoscopes nearly doubled since 2010. The figures include the superbug outbreak […]
  • Representing Immigrant Workers in Personal Injury Claims

    Charles J. Schleifer 
and James C. Haggerty, The Legal Intelligencer, Nov 25, 2015. According to recent statistics, there are between 6.4 and 8 million people who entered the country illegally and are a part of the U.S. labor force. The type of work performed by these workers is often very dangerous—they commonly work in the […]
  • Millions More to Qualify for Student – Loan Modification Program

    Under rules effective Tuesday, any American who borrowed directly from the federal government for college or graduate school can enroll in a program called Pay As You Earn. The program—previously open to only newer borrowers—sets the monthly payment at 10% of a borrower’s discretionary income, defined as adjusted gross income minus 150% of the federal […]
  • Many homeowners owe more than their houses are worth in the Seattle area

    September’s median price for single-family homes dipped from August, a welcome change for potential buyers but not for the many homeowners whose mortgage debt remains greater than their home’s value.
  • Modified Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans Perform Better When Done Through HAMP

    Single-family mortgage loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac perform better after modification when they are modified through the government's Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP), according to the FHFA's Foreclosure Prevention Report for Q2 2015 released this week.
  • GAO Calls for Better Assessment of Fraud Risks, Economic Benefits From EB-5 Program

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report that calls for additional actions to better assess fraud risks and report economic benefits in the EB-5 program. The GAO noted that fraud risks are constantly evolving and that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continually identifies new fraud schemes, but the agency does not […]
  • HOPE NOW: Mortgage Industry Achieves 24 Million Non-Foreclosure Solutions & 6 Million Proprietary Loan Mods

    In the second quarter of 2015, approximately 411,000 homeowners received non-foreclosure solutions from mortgage servicers, according to HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors. Permanent loan modifications in the second quarter of 2015 totaled approximately 113,000 and short sales totaled 24,000. Other non-foreclosure solutions (including repayment […]
  • Using personal bankruptcy to hit the reset button on distressed properties

    There is a ripple effect on homeowners who struggle with debt even after losing their homes. Honest people who want to make good on their debts are increasingly overwhelmed and finding it impossible to rebuild their financial lives. When the Dennis Hebel and his wife decided to help out their son by buying a second […]

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