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Arguing, Memes, and New York: WE March u Today, We Count! Fill it Out Mail it Back 2010census.gov cReek U.S. NEWs THE 2020 CENSUS Mar 28 The 2020 census will ask if taker is a U.S. citizen, causing at least 12 states to file lawsuits. The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Monday they will be including a question to the 2020 census that asks if the taker is a U.S. citizen. The decision caused at least 12 states to sue in order to stop it from being implemented. Individuals opposing the addition argue that it will deter immigrants from participating, which will skew the results. The Constitution requires all residents to be counted regardless of citizenship status. New York state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a multi state lawsuit to stop the move. Officials in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Washington plan to follow suit. California filed a separate lawsuit Monday night. ___ Census results are used to determine political boundaries, as well as school boards and House seats. The census also decides where federal grants and subsidies are allocated. Attorney Schneiderman says that the change 鈥渨ill create an environment of fear and distrust in immigrant communities that would make impossible both an accurate census and the fair distribution of federal tax dollars.鈥 ___ Photo: Jason E. Miczek | AP
Arguing, Memes, and New York: WE
 March
 u Today, We Count!
 Fill it Out
 Mail it Back
 2010census.gov
 cReek
 U.S. NEWs
 THE 2020 CENSUS
 Mar 28 The 2020 census will ask if taker is
 a U.S. citizen, causing at least 12 states to
 file lawsuits.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Monday they will be including a question to the 2020 census that asks if the taker is a U.S. citizen. The decision caused at least 12 states to sue in order to stop it from being implemented. Individuals opposing the addition argue that it will deter immigrants from participating, which will skew the results. The Constitution requires all residents to be counted regardless of citizenship status. New York state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a multi state lawsuit to stop the move. Officials in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Washington plan to follow suit. California filed a separate lawsuit Monday night. ___ Census results are used to determine political boundaries, as well as school boards and House seats. The census also decides where federal grants and subsidies are allocated. Attorney Schneiderman says that the change 鈥渨ill create an environment of fear and distrust in immigrant communities that would make impossible both an accurate census and the fair distribution of federal tax dollars.鈥 ___ Photo: Jason E. Miczek | AP

The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Monday they will be including a question to the 2020 census that asks if the taker is a U.S. citizen. Th...

America, Anaconda, and Asian: Justino Mora @JustinoMora 1 New is 1 of 100 undocumented students in medical school in the country. He's 1 of few #DACA students at @Harvard University. New is also an activist & a plaintiff in the federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration that helped bring a portion of DACA back to life. New emigrated from Thailand to the United States鈥 San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, with a bachelor鈥檚 degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. . Recently, he delivered a powerful speech at @TEDxBerkeley available for y'all to watch here: bit.ly-new-tedx-speech . Throughout college, he funded his education with part-time jobs and private scholarships while staying involved in groups such as the Thai Student Association, Resident Hall Assembly, and the AB540 Coalition on campus. . Off-campus, he served as a first co-chair of ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education) at Asian Law Caucus, where he advocated and fought for the passage of the federal and the CA DREAM Act of recent years. Most importantly, he continues to speak out as an Asian undocumented youth to increase visibility of API communities in immigration reform, re-frame the public鈥檚 perception, and create a community for other API undocumented youth. . New also co-founded Pre-Health Dreamers in hopes of alleviating the barriers he has faced for future undocumented students pursuing their dreams in the health and sciences. . As an aspiring medical doctor who is pursuing a Master鈥檚 degree in Public Health at the School of Public Policy at Harvard University, New seeks to remedy the barriers that low-income and immigrant families of America face in accessing healthcare. His time volunteering with the homeless through the Suitcase Clinic and with Oakland鈥檚 low-income communities as a Healthy Ambassador of Mentoring in Medicine & Science exposed him to the stories of different communities, but also the struggles shared by all of them. . New aims to become a physician who practices medicine through a public health lens, using primary care, research, and policy to shape health for the individual and the community. daca cleanDreamAct HereToStay immigration undocumented dreamactnow
America, Anaconda, and Asian: Justino Mora
 @JustinoMora 1
 New is 1 of 100 undocumented
 students in medical school in the
 country. He's 1 of few #DACA students
 at @Harvard University. New is
 also an activist & a plaintiff in the
 federal lawsuit against the Trump
 Administration that helped bring a
 portion of DACA back to life.
New emigrated from Thailand to the United States鈥 San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, with a bachelor鈥檚 degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. . Recently, he delivered a powerful speech at @TEDxBerkeley available for y'all to watch here: bit.ly-new-tedx-speech . Throughout college, he funded his education with part-time jobs and private scholarships while staying involved in groups such as the Thai Student Association, Resident Hall Assembly, and the AB540 Coalition on campus. . Off-campus, he served as a first co-chair of ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education) at Asian Law Caucus, where he advocated and fought for the passage of the federal and the CA DREAM Act of recent years. Most importantly, he continues to speak out as an Asian undocumented youth to increase visibility of API communities in immigration reform, re-frame the public鈥檚 perception, and create a community for other API undocumented youth. . New also co-founded Pre-Health Dreamers in hopes of alleviating the barriers he has faced for future undocumented students pursuing their dreams in the health and sciences. . As an aspiring medical doctor who is pursuing a Master鈥檚 degree in Public Health at the School of Public Policy at Harvard University, New seeks to remedy the barriers that low-income and immigrant families of America face in accessing healthcare. His time volunteering with the homeless through the Suitcase Clinic and with Oakland鈥檚 low-income communities as a Healthy Ambassador of Mentoring in Medicine & Science exposed him to the stories of different communities, but also the struggles shared by all of them. . New aims to become a physician who practices medicine through a public health lens, using primary care, research, and policy to shape health for the individual and the community. daca cleanDreamAct HereToStay immigration undocumented dreamactnow

New emigrated from Thailand to the United States鈥 San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the Un...

Facebook, Head, and Hillary Clinton: U.S. NEWs PHARMA BRO Mar 09 Martin Shkreli, aka 'Pharma Bro', sentenced to 7 years in prison for federal fraud charges. Martin Shkreli, also known as 鈥淧harma Bro,鈥 was sentenced to seven years in prison for federal fraud charges related to two hedge funds he ran and his former company, Retrophin. Shkreli became infamous for raising the price of the drug Daraprim by more than 5,000 percent while running another of his companies, Turing Pharmaceuticals, but was charged for unrelated crimes. Along with his 7-year conviction, Shkreli has been ordered to forfeit nearly $7.4 million, his ownership of a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, and a Picasso. This is far from the 12-18 months his defense team was arguing for, and includes a three-year probation period and an additional $75,000 fine. ___ Shkreli was convicted on three of eight counts of fraud for to lying to investors, but his behavior out of the courtroom also contributed to the sentencing. After his initial proceedings back in August, Shkreli offered up to $5,000 to any of his online followers who could pluck a hair from Hillary Clinton鈥檚 head. Additionally, he wrote on Facebook that if he were to be acquitted, he would pursue sexual relations with a particular female journalist. These two instances caused the judge to revoke his bail, sending him to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn where he鈥檚 been residing ever since. ___ Photo: Amr Alfiky-Reuters
Facebook, Head, and Hillary Clinton: U.S. NEWs
 PHARMA BRO
 Mar 09 Martin Shkreli, aka 'Pharma Bro',
 sentenced to 7 years in prison for federal
 fraud charges.
Martin Shkreli, also known as 鈥淧harma Bro,鈥 was sentenced to seven years in prison for federal fraud charges related to two hedge funds he ran and his former company, Retrophin. Shkreli became infamous for raising the price of the drug Daraprim by more than 5,000 percent while running another of his companies, Turing Pharmaceuticals, but was charged for unrelated crimes. Along with his 7-year conviction, Shkreli has been ordered to forfeit nearly $7.4 million, his ownership of a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, and a Picasso. This is far from the 12-18 months his defense team was arguing for, and includes a three-year probation period and an additional $75,000 fine. ___ Shkreli was convicted on three of eight counts of fraud for to lying to investors, but his behavior out of the courtroom also contributed to the sentencing. After his initial proceedings back in August, Shkreli offered up to $5,000 to any of his online followers who could pluck a hair from Hillary Clinton鈥檚 head. Additionally, he wrote on Facebook that if he were to be acquitted, he would pursue sexual relations with a particular female journalist. These two instances caused the judge to revoke his bail, sending him to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn where he鈥檚 been residing ever since. ___ Photo: Amr Alfiky-Reuters

Martin Shkreli, also known as 鈥淧harma Bro,鈥 was sentenced to seven years in prison for federal fraud charges related to two hedge funds he r...

Ja Rule, Memes, and Migos: PE.RI U.S. NEWS FYRE FESTIVAL FRAUD Mar 07 | Fyre Festival founder and CEO Billy McFarland pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud, facing up to ten years in prison. Fyre Festival founder and CEO, Billy McFarland, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud yesterday, and will face up to a decade in prison. McFarland admitted in a Manhattan federal court that he had defrauded investors and falsified documents as a way to provide funding for his promised luxury Fyre Festival experience. The two wire fraud charges each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison, but McFarland made a plea agreement which may allow him to face only eight to ten years, with a fine of up to $300,000. McFarland鈥檚 sentence is scheduled for June 21st. ___ McFarland and fellow festival-promoter rapper Ja Rule made Fyre Festival out to be a 鈥渓uxury concert鈥 to take place on a small island in the Bahamas. The festival was to include performances from Blink-182, Migos, and Disclosure with extravagant housing accommodations and celebrity-chef-cooked meals. However, when concertgoers started to arrive to the festival, they were met with flimsy tents and boxed lunches and told that the musical acts had been canceled. Mcfarland told the judge, Naomi Reice Buchwald, of Federal District Court in Manhattan, that he had begun organizing the festival with good intentions but had 鈥済reatly underestimated the resources鈥 it would take to deliver the experience that was advertised. ___ Photo: Mark Lennihan | AP
Ja Rule, Memes, and Migos: PE.RI
 U.S. NEWS
 FYRE FESTIVAL FRAUD
 Mar 07 | Fyre Festival founder and CEO
 Billy McFarland pleaded guilty to two
 counts of wire fraud, facing up to ten
 years in prison.
Fyre Festival founder and CEO, Billy McFarland, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud yesterday, and will face up to a decade in prison. McFarland admitted in a Manhattan federal court that he had defrauded investors and falsified documents as a way to provide funding for his promised luxury Fyre Festival experience. The two wire fraud charges each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison, but McFarland made a plea agreement which may allow him to face only eight to ten years, with a fine of up to $300,000. McFarland鈥檚 sentence is scheduled for June 21st. ___ McFarland and fellow festival-promoter rapper Ja Rule made Fyre Festival out to be a 鈥渓uxury concert鈥 to take place on a small island in the Bahamas. The festival was to include performances from Blink-182, Migos, and Disclosure with extravagant housing accommodations and celebrity-chef-cooked meals. However, when concertgoers started to arrive to the festival, they were met with flimsy tents and boxed lunches and told that the musical acts had been canceled. Mcfarland told the judge, Naomi Reice Buchwald, of Federal District Court in Manhattan, that he had begun organizing the festival with good intentions but had 鈥済reatly underestimated the resources鈥 it would take to deliver the experience that was advertised. ___ Photo: Mark Lennihan | AP

Fyre Festival founder and CEO, Billy McFarland, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud yesterday, and will face up to a decade in prison...