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Delays processing millions of visas, work permits, green cards, naturalization petitions and cases languishing in immigration courts are so severe that experts say they can't be resolved without significant reforms. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Over 2M have already come to the US illegally since Biden took office.
Supreme Court Judge Lyle Frank suggested during a hearing Thursday that the city violated state law when it passed next school year's Department of Education budget. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A liberal idiot Judge.
"As I'm standing here with my Masters Degree at the tender age of 24, I am the living proof that clothes do not define you. I encouraged every body to embrace their bodies and step outside social norms." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Madness - he destroyed chances of being hired.
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A day after Nancy Pelosi’s trip, China has begun military drills near Taiwan. They appear to be designed as a trial run for sealing off the island. Five landed in Japanese waters. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China is alienated itself from rational nations.
By firing into Japanese waters, Beijing is warning that both countries will become targets if they should come to the aid of Taiwan in any conflict. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China is seeking confrontation and the US should be ready.
While Kansas rejected extremism, Arizonans embraced it. What a puzzle this country is. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal media twist.
Thousands of migrants have been arriving on buses sent by the governors of Texas and Arizona. Many have ended up in homeless shelters and on the streets. New York Times
VOA VIEW: They are only experiencing a small number of what Texas and Arizona are.
Wray called election and politically motivated violence "almost a 365-day phenomenon," an outgrowth of the country's deep divide.
VOA VIEW: The Dems are causing lawlessness.
The Coast Guard intercepted a Mexican vessel illegally fishing in U.S. waters and seized 40 captured sharks. Washington Times
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Sen. Joe Manchin III bucked his fellow Democrats Thursday by voting with all Republicans to roll back environmental regulations set by President Biden in a bid to streamline infrastructure and energy projects. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Manchin is trying to cover for his big blunder.
The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Thursday to overturn a lower court's ruling that prevents the Biden administration from forcing religious hospitals and health care providers to provide gender transitioning care. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden and his DOJ are going too far left.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that the chaos at the southern border is a security issue, and called the flow of people "staggering." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Wray should preach to Biden.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin picked an Air Force general to serve as the next Pentagon press secretary, a move that could spark controversy over the use of an active-duty military officer in a position that occasionally veers into the realm of partisan politics. Washington Times
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FBI Director Christopher A. Wray told a Senate panel Thursday that the bureau will take steps to protect whistleblowers, after current and former Justice Department and FBI employees alleged that agents illegally suppressed information about Hunter Biden in a criminal probe. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Seeing is believing.
The Justice Department has filed civil rights violations charges in connection with a 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor. ABC
VOA VIEW: What were the civil rights violations?
The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over issues including age limits and bans on AR-15-style guns ABC
VOA VIEW: The Second Amendment must prevail.
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Taiwan has canceled airline flights as China fired missiles near the island in retaliation for a top American lawmaker’s visit, but the possible impact on shipments of processor chips and other goods needed by global industries was unclear ABC
VOA VIEW: A sensible decision.
WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty on drug charges in a Moscow-area court Thursday. She was then sentenced to nine years in prison. ABC
VOA VIEW: Putin is pushing Biden to give in.
Walker jumped into the Georgia Senate race after former President Trump urged him to run. CBS
Ron DeSantis suspended Andrew Warren for pledging not to enforce the state's new 15-week abortion ban and for supporting gender-affirming treatments for minors. CBS
VOA VIEW: A proper decision.
The declaration could help the federal government respond as the number of cases grows and demand for the vaccine far exceeds supply around the country. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden's delays.
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Suit seeks class-action status over faulty scores sent for consumers applying for mortgages, car loans and credit cards. CBS
VOA VIEW: As they should be held accountable.
Inflation Reduction Act would narrow the "carried-interest" loophole, but experts say wealthy fund managers may find a way around it. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems can't hide the truth from the American people.
A number of them took action to try to overturn 2020 election results when Trump lost their states. CBS
VOA VIEW: Many think the same.
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"People are paying more than $1,000 a month additional now compared to a year ago," one expert says. CBS
VOA VIEW: These are bad financial times caused by Dems.
Costs for things like rent, utilities and food can vary by tens of thousands of dollars, depending on which state you live in. CNBC
Semiconductors have become a key part of the rivalry between the U.S. and China with TSMC, which dominates chipmaking, caught in the middle. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Taiwan is needed to stay free.
The economy has shifted so abruptly in 2022 that most of the big employment trends from the Covid era have reversed, creating major challenges for employers. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It's harder to run a business, large or small.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is investigating a complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union that agents in Arizona confiscated turbans from Sikh migrants, a violation of their religious freedom. UPI
VOA VIEW: There is more to what is being reported.
A Senate committee heard testimony on Thursday about the rising economic costs of climate change as the chamber will soon vote on a Democratic bill that invests billions in various efforts to limit greenhouse gases. UPI
VOA VIEW: The climate change issue is costly to all.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued her Asia tour in Seoul on Thursday in a visit that South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said would be a "sign of deterrence" against nuclear-armed North Korea. UPI
VOA VIEW: NK knows where the US stands on SK.
Sparked by rising passenger complaints over compensation for delayed and canceled flights, the Transportation Department on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for airlines in how they defined when redress is needed. UPI
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