“To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting,” Trump said in a Sunday statement, as furor over the order prompted mass protests across the country.”This is not about religion this is about terror and keeping our country safe,” the president continued. “There are over 40 different countries worldwide that are majority Muslim that are not affected by this order.”During his presidential campaign Trump said he wanted a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” a proposal that came to be known as a Muslim ban. Constitution, which says the government “shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” In other words, the government can’t make a policy targeting people based on their religion.Even some Republicans think the order is constitutionally questionable.
I recount my child Ashraf who worked as domestic labour in the house of an IAS officer in Delhi in 1994. He was brutally beaten up and thrown to the streets, after being blamed for taking a sip of milk kept for the officer’s children. What followed was a long, protracted fight for justice that resulted in criminalising employment of children for domestic work in India..
Julian: Thank you both so much! There were actually several driving forces behind why I wanted to write this story. Growing up, there weren’t many books out with LGBTQ+ characters, certainly not ones where the LGBTQ+ character was the protagonist that were like me: goofy, oblivious about flirting, uncertain about decisions, constantly seeking perfection while learning to accept imperfection or more than just “the best friend” to the hero. There weren’t happy endings.
In a universe in which everything is connected and ever changing precise predictions are, well, impossible. Yes, we do know now that we’ve spiked the atmosphere with so much carbon that a hotter planet and less stable climate are unavoidable. We know little, though, about how humans will ultimately respond to these unprecedented changes..
One thing I learned when I was getting my F 4 is that the responses you get from the consulate workers won be consistent. If you fill out the forms and turn in all the required paperwork, one worker may tell you that you too young or you missing something and will need to apply for another type of Visa. But then if you go back the next day and talk to somebody else, they take the forms and you get your visa..
Using a credit card to pay for things that you can afford is a common thought, but that looking at the half empty glass and setting yourself up to be in debt. The half full glass kind of thought is that credit card provides better security (much easier to reverse fraud since you don have money disappearing from your checking account), rewards (points/miles to sign up for credit card, rewards for shopping in specific categories, or just general cashback). If you pay on time and only use money that you have at purchase time as collateral then there is no downsize to have a credit card.