Department of Justice Announces More Than $70 Million to Support School Safety and $64 Million to Improve State Criminal Record Systems

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice Tuesday announced more than $70 million in grant funding to bolster school security, educate and train students and faculty, and support law enforcement officers and first responders who arrive on the scene of a school violence incident. These grants are in addition to the funding to the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), announced by Attorney General Sessions last week, to expand and update their curriculum to better support training programs.

5 in New York plead guilty to armed robbery scheme

New York - Five plead guilty this week pursuant to an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York’s El Dorado’s Task Force, working with the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the New York division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).  Sira Abassi, Kenlee Galvez, David Bradford, Jeremias Munoz, and Luis Monsanto-Germosen pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery during August and September of 2017.

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Designate Individual to Key Administration Post

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to designate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Is the EU-US Privacy Shield framework in your compliance picture?

Washington, DC - Four companies just entered into proposed agreements with the FTC to settle charges that they made misrepresentations about their participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The cases reflect the FTC’s continuing commitment to enforcing the framework. Two of the complaints also focus on a Privacy Shield obligation that may be worth more of your company’s attention.

Presidential Message on Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Washington, DC - During Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Melania and I join in celebrating the lives of the more than 250,000 Americans with Down syndrome and those around the world with this condition.  Together, we recommit to deepening our understanding of Down syndrome and learning more about how we can ensure the beautiful people with Down syndrome are able to fully participate in society.  We will always support the dreams of those with Down syndrome, and respect and honor the sanctity of their lives, at every stage.

President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

New York - Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly: