New York City Immigrants Get Jury Trials for Deportable Offenses

New York’s state’s highest court has determined that immigrants and other non-citizens are entitled to a jury trial when they face penalties including deportation. The New York Times explains how a 1970s law intended to combat rising crime had the unintended effect of disenfranchising immigrants. Implemented at a time when New York City faced burgeoning

Fears of Potential Metal Contamination Prompt Jimmy Dean Sausage Recall

Do you enjoy the occasional side of Jimmy Dean sausage with your breakfast? If so, this latest recall notice is for you. Recently, Jimmy Dean announced a recall of more than 28,000 pounds of its sausage products over concerns that it may be contaminated with metal. According to the recall notice, the potentially tainted products were distributed to 21 states. So far, the company has received five complaints from consumers who ended up with metal in their sausage. Fortunately, none of the consumers reported experiencing adverse health effects.

Trump Administration Covered Up Wells Fargo Charging Students High Fees

POLITICO claims that the Trump administration has actively covered up a new report that shows Wells Fargo is exploiting college students with high penalties and fees. The purportedly ‘unpublished’ report was obtained by POLITICO through a Freedom of Information Act request. Written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the memo has a controversial past. The

USA Today: Illegal Labor Arrests Still Aren’t Nabbing Enough Employers

USA Today reports that while the Trump administration has ramped up raids on businesses using illegal labor, federal authorities have used their power to punish workers rather than exploitative employers. According to USA Today, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency was ordered to quadruple worksite enforcement in 2018. Throughout the fiscal year, which ended