Tag: System

The RAISE Act: Dramatic Change to Family Immigration, Less So for the Employment-Based System

…Slightly more than 1 million immigrants are granted lawful permanent residence (informally known as getting a green card) annually; just over half are already in the United States and adjusting from temporary status. Family-based immigration comprises about two-thirds of the annual total.

The RAISE Act seeks to halve this 1 million by eliminating many current categories for family-sponsored immigration. Currently, U.S. citizens can sponsor spouses, minor children, and parents without numerical limitations. Under capped categories, U.S. citizens can also sponsor adult children and siblings; and legal permanent resident…more:  migrationpolicy.org

“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being”. Isaac Newton
 

Prayer mat with navigation system lights way to Mecca

For many Muslims answering the call to prayer in unfamiliar locations, finding the direction towards Mecca can be a problem.

But now a London-based Turkish designer has developed EL Sajjadah – a prayer mat with a built-in navigation system which lights up as soon as it finds the right way….more:  bbc.

What Is Cancer?

Defining Cancer Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer…