African immigrants in Israel face forced deportation

(GIN) – Under a so-called “infiltrator’s law”, more than 1,000 African asylum seekers in Israel face deportation from Israeli detention centers starting in March. Speaking at a recent Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the harsh enforcement policy. “We are not acting against refugees,” […]

Trump’s cognitive test slammed, deemed insufficient

By J. Zamgba Browne Chief Correspondent A mental health expert this week slammed President Trump’s cognitive exam and called for further testing. Bandy Lee, an assistant clinical professor at Yale University, and Norman Eisen, who served as former President Obama’s Special Counsel for Ethnics and […]

NYC Housing to get $13m for heating upgrades, equipment

By J. Zamgba Browne Chief Correspondent Mayor Bill de Blasio has earmarked a $13 investment plan to help New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) rapidly respond to heating emergencies and replace failing equipment. He said this funding will replace several boiler systems experiencing chronic outages, […]