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Refusal to be an "informant" protected by the First Amendment

Refusal to be an  "informant" protected by the First Amendment Burns v Martuscello, USCA Second Circuit, Docket No. 15-1631This decision appears to be one of "first impression" concerning "speech and speech-related activity as protected by the First Amendment" by the … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status for Honduras to End

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that because the conditions in Honduras no longer support its designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), the designation set to expire on July 15, 2018, will terminate on January 5, 2020.  This conclusion is … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status for Nepal to End in June 2019

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 9,000 Nepalis nationals who have been living in the United States since 2015 will terminate as of June 24, 2019. The Secretary of DHS Kirstjen Neilsen stated, “[T]he disruption of living conditions in Nepal from … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court says job applicants are protected by ADEA

A federal appeals court based in Chicago has ruled that job applicants are protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment of 1967, contradicting an earlier ruling by a federal appeals court in Atlanta. A three-judge panel for the 7th Circuit … Continue reading

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How long will cyclists be protected from traffic accidents on Dyckman Street?

In Upper Manhattan bicyclists are now protected from dangerous accidents by a new bike lane on Dyckman Street. The bike lane was installed last December. It connects the Hudson River and East River Greenways (see map).  It took nine years … Continue reading

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