Trump has simplified the procedure for dismissal of federal officials

US President Donald Trump has revised rules for dismissing federal officials. He signed a series of executive orders that make the process of firing federal employees easier and diminish the authority of the unions to represent them. This decision will affect at least 2 million employees, writes The New York Times. ...

Trump wants to prohibit issuing green cards to immigrants who use social benefits

The Donald Trump administration, as part of its anti-migration policy, wants to deny green cards to migrants if they receive social security benefits and tax breaks, writes The Washington post. Current regulations affect migrants who receive cash benefits, which are considered “government support”. ...

What new laws will come into force in California in 2017 year

During 2016, California passed many laws and introduced a considerable number of changes to existing acts. Most of them will come into force on January 1, 2017. The NBC edition has compiled a list of new rules so that innovations do not catch anyone ...

North Carolina will no longer require voter verification

A federal appeals court invalidated the requirement for North Carolina voters to provide identity cards. Changes in one of the key states are taking place just three months before the US presidential election. A court located in Richmond, Virginia overturned a lower decision in ...

The authorities in New York refuse to recognize the biological parents of a “surrogate” child

A Manhattan couple has been defending in court for six months the right to be listed as parents in the birth certificate of their biological child, carried by a surrogate mother. At this point, Stephen and Angelina Cates have filed a second lawsuit against the New York City Department of Health, which ...

Why Ukraine refused from "Soviet Champagne"

Ukraine has dealt a double blow to the favorite New Year's drink of the inhabitants of the USSR - “Soviet Champagne”: the word “Soviet” is prohibited by the Ukrainian law on decommunization, and “champagne” is prohibited by the free trade agreement with the European Union. The Kiev Factory of Sparkling Wines announced that it is changing the name of the famous drink from ...

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