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Tom Hals

Trump demand that asylum seekers wait in Mexico may turn on legal clause

Nov 30 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump's unprecedented proposal to keep migrants waiting in Mexico while seeking U.S. asylum will likely face challenges that it endangers refugees and denies them due process, and may be decided by an obscure provision of U.S. immigration law.

Venezuela settles $1.2 billion creditor claim to protect Citgo

Nov 25 2018

Cash-strapped Venezuela settled a $1.2 billion arbitration claim that will prevent a creditor from stripping away its crown jewel foreign asset, the U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp refining business, according to Canadian court documents.

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigration program

Nov 08 2018

A U.S. appeals court in California ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration must continue a program begun under former President Barack Obama that protects hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who were brought into the country as children. | Video

Trump turns to Supreme Court to wind down 'Dreamer' immigration program

Nov 05 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow it to end a program introduced by former President Barack Obama that protects thousands of young immigrants who live in the United States without legal status.

Third Point sues Campbell Soup, accuses it of misleading investors

Oct 25 2018

NEW YORK Activist investor Third Point LLC sued Campbell Soup Co on Thursday, alleging the soup and snack maker's board misled investors about the competence of its directors and the way it carried out a recently completed strategic review.

Third Point sues Campbell Soup, accuses it of misleading investors

Oct 25 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 25 Activist investor Third Point LLC sued Campbell Soup Co on Thursday, alleging the soup and snack maker's board misled investors about the competence of its directors and the way it carried out a recently completed strategic review.

Hundreds of migrant children held in U.S. tent city for months: filings

Oct 23 2018

U.S. authorities have held some immigrant children who entered the country illegally and without a parent in a temporary "tent city" in Texas for months, violating a 20-year-old court order on how long minors can be detained, according to court filings by civil rights lawyers and immigration advocates.

U.S. wants ruling on 'Dreamers' in Supreme Court's current term

Oct 22 2018

(Corrects first paragraph of a story from Oct. 17 to clarify that "Dreamers" are in the United States illegally. A prior version said they entered the country illegally.)

Judge orders U.S. to review asylum for separated migrant families

Oct 18 2018

A federal judge ordered the U.S. government on Thursday to begin processing asylum claims for dozens of migrant parents and children that had been separated at the southern border under the Trump Administration's zero tolerance immigration policy.

Sears faces tough foe: an unforgiving bankruptcy code

Oct 16 2018

When Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, it said it would close another 142 unprofitable Sears and Kmart locations and seek to reorganize around financially healthier stores. It also triggered a "time bomb" that retailers have had a tough time surviving.

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