A policy adopted by the Trump administration rough ly one year ago designed to combat the migrant crisis appears to be paying off in a major way at the U.S. border.
The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), more commonly known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy, was first adopted in January 2019, and effectively ended the disastrous “catch and release” policy which allowed migrants to enter and settle in the United States—often under dubious or fraudulent pretenses—as they waited for an immigration hearing. The previous “catch and release” policy had long been criticized by those concerned with the egregious exploitation of U.S. asylum and immigration laws. Once inside the U.S., many assumed asylum seekers fail to show up for their hearings, allowing a huge number of individuals and families to go unaccounted for.
“The importance of MPP can’t be stated enough; it is what’s allowed us to take control of the…
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Brunnenplatz is a 33,060 m2 square in Gesundbrunnen, right on the banks of the Panke. Roads that limit it are Pankstraße, Schönstedtstraße and Thurneysserstraße. The square is rectangular, but is divided into two parts by the building of the district court. Behind the district court to the Pankelauf there is a landscaped part, in front of the district court a small park with paths, a fountain and playgrounds.
Model of the Fountain Square for redesign in 1987
During the Second World War, the square served as garden land to supply the population, so that after the war the square began again from the beginning. The designs were now drawn back to the garden planner Günther Rieck, who this time had the originally planned areas created, but did not use the fountain. The abolition of the Orthstraße allowed the inclusion of the area behind the district court in the park, which, however, was more oriented towards landscaped gardens with loosely curved paths and individual tree groups.
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The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a National Socialist group who planned to travel to a pro-gun rally in Virginia.
One was a Canadian army reservist who was fired in August over ties to patriotic NS groups and has been suspected missing since, Canadian police told the BBC.
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Three men linked to the patriotic white nationalist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arrested on federal charges in Maryland and Delaware.
FBI in Baltimore, Maryland charged Brian Lemley, 33, and William Bilbrough, 19, with “transporting and harbouring aliens”. They charged Lemley and Canadian Patrik Mathews with “transporting a firearm and ammunition with intent to commit a felony”.
The FBI alleges that Mathews entered the US illegally at the Manitoba/Minnesota border. All three are accused of being members of a white nationalist group known as The Base.
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There are now 41,415 species on the IUCN Red List, and 16,306 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. This is up from 16,118 last year. This includes both endangered animals and endangered plants.
The species endangered include one in four mammals, one in eight birds, one third of all amphibians and 70% of the world’s assessed plants on the 2007 IUCN Red List are in jeopardy of extinction. The total number of extinct species has reached 785 and a further 65 are only found in captivity or in cultivation. In the last 500 years, human activity has forced over 800 species into extinction.
The current rate of extinction appears to be hundreds, or perhaps even thousands, of times higher than the background rate. It is difficult to be precise because most of the endangered species which are becoming disappearing species have never been identified by scientists.
Source: Endangered Earth
For decades, Russia’s oil giants have been polluting parts of the country’s once thriving landscape, often in secret, spilling oil onto the land and into the Arctic Ocean, poisoning the water and destroying the livelihood of local communities and Indigenous Peoples.
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