Applicants for the humanitarian parole program need someone in the U.S., often a friend or relative, to promise to provide financial support for at least two years. But he also doesn’t have the money to pay for a sponsor and isn’t sure the offers — or those making them — are real. Several immigration attorneys said they could find no specific law prohibiting people from charging money to sponsor beneficiaries. If lying is involved, it could be fraud.”Also, she noted, it “seems counterintuitive” to pay someone to promise to provide financial support. A man who posted seeking a sponsor told the AP that he was disturbed by some offers.
DALLAS — Luka Doncic scored 21 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks rode a hot start to a 137-96 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in their home opener Saturday night. DALLAS — Luka Doncic scored 21 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks rode a hot start to a 137-96 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in their home opener Saturday night. He launched a 10-2 run with two free throws with 4:08 remaining to put the Celtics up for good. Antetokounmpo went 8 of 13 from the foul line to increase his total to 3,508 free throws out of 4,891 attempts (71.7%). Sidney Moncrief made 3,505 free throws with the Bucks from 1979-89.5 months ago West Hawaii Today
RIDGELAND, S.C. — Jon Rahm thought his 7-iron from 195 yards had come up well short of the pin because of a long shadow across the green. RIDGELAND, S.C. — Jon Rahm thought his 7-iron from 195 yards had come up well short of the pin because of a long shadow across the green. Moments later, he heard the crowd react to a shot that came an inch from going in on the hardest hole at Congaree. He holed a bunker shot from 60 feet on the par-4 eighth, made a 35-footer on the par-3 10th and then capped off three straight birdies with his shot into the 17th that grazed the edge of the cup. “Not that I need them, but I’m for sure going to be joining that club like everybody else most likely.”5 months ago West Hawaii Today
He has repeatedly vowed to boost both the quality and quantity of his arsenal to cope with what he calls U.S. hostility. They still reaffirmed that the door to dialogue with North Korea remains open, according to the South Korean Foreign Ministry. Worries about North Korea’s nuclear program have grown since the North last year approved a new law that authorized the preemptive use of nuclear weapons in a broad range of situations and openly threatened to use its nuclear weapons first. The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said that the U.S. commitments to defend South Korea and Japan “remain ironclad.”North Korea test-fired more than 70 missiles last year, including three short-range ballistic missiles detected by South Korea on Saturday. Kim Jong Un said the rocket launcher puts all of South Korea within striking distance and is capable of carrying a tactical nuclear warhead, according to KCNA.2 months ago West Hawaii Today
In an Instagram post, the 29-year-old Hamby said the Aces attacked her character and work ethic. Hamby agreed to a two-year contract extension with Las Vegas in June. She said in her Instagram post that Aces management said she knew she was pregnant at the time of the deal. “I remained transparent with everyone within the organization, and yet, my honesty was met with coldness, disrespect, and disregard from members of management,” Hamby wrote. Hamby averaged 9.3 points and 7.1 rebounds for the Aces last season when they won their first WNBA championship.1 month ago West Hawaii Today
ADANA, Turkey — Rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria searched through the frigid night into Tuesday, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 4,000 people and toppled thousands of buildings across a wide region. ADANA, Turkey — Rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria searched through the frigid night into Tuesday, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 4,000 people and toppled thousands of buildings across a wide region. Tens of thousands who were left homeless in Turkey and Syria faced a night in the cold. The death toll in government-held areas of Syria climbed to 656 people, with some 1,400 injured, according to the Health Ministry. It’s raining, it’s winter.”Alsayed reported from Azmarin, Syria, while Fraser reported from Ankara, Turkey.1 month ago West Hawaii Today
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins were just getting healthier overall. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and left tackle Terron Armstead were back for the 16-10 Sunday night win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Sunday night, it was strong safety Brandon Jones leaving with a left knee injury. Fejedelem got 18 defensive snaps, Rowe 17 and McKinley 16 against the Steelers. Overall, though, it was a welcome sight for the Dolphins to have Howard, Armstead, wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, tight end Durham Smythe and tackle Greg Little available when all entered questionable.4 months ago West Hawaii Today
It was the third straight week claims were under 200,000 and the third straight weekly decline. Jobless claims generally serve as a proxy for layoffs. Applications for jobless aid in the U.S. for the week ending Jan. 28 fell by 3,000 last week to 183,000, from 186,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. It was the third straight week claims were under 200,000 and the third straight weekly decline. Jobless claims generally serve as a proxy for layoffs.1 month ago West Hawaii Today