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Stymied on 'golden passports', EU sets up expert group

Added: 23.01.2019 15:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has described the sale of EU citizenship by Bulgaria, Cyprus and Malta as a "golden gate to Europe" for the rich. Unable to stop it, the commission now wants an expert group to probe the schemes.

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Bulgaria revokes Bulgarian citizenship of Russian millionaire Adoniev

Added: 23.01.2019 10:03 | 14 views | 0 comments

Bulgaria has revoked the Bulgarian citizenship of Russian telecoms millionaire Sergei Adoniev over a 20-year-old fraud conviction in the United States, the justice ministry said on Wednesday.


[Ticker] Bulgaria plans to stop selling EU 'golden passports'

Added: 23.01.2019 7:47 | 3 views | 0 comments

Bulgaria's justice ministry said on Tuesday it plans to stop selling controversial "golden passports" to wealthy foreigners, because the scheme had failed to bring any significant economic benefits. Bulgaria, Cyprus and Malta grant citizenship against investment, which then opens the door to most other EU countries. The practice is expected to be criticised by the EU Commission in a report on Wednesday into residency schemes in 20 EU states.

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Town Hall in Prague / A.LT architekti

Added: 23.01.2019 3:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

A simple, single-story, accessible house is not a monument but rather an instrument for it’s users of all ages / The essence of the design is maximum openness and transparency, light and air / no demonstration of the magnitude of the building but an emphasis on it’s public service instead / four separate sections (doctors' offices, multifunctional hall, municipality, post office) connected by the vestibule / vestibule as an arcade and a "relieving" area during balls, events and concerts and a occasional space for exhibitions / the inner atrium to illuminate internal spaces / mutual synergy, sections may vary according to the actual use / neutral materials for the civil character of the interior space and the light / front side of the patterned façade has a variable silver-white, reflective effect for greater identification of citizens with a "abstract box"


Trump administration escalates fight over census citizenship question, turning to Supreme Court

Added: 22.01.2019 23:32 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will directly ask the Supreme Court to overrule a federal court judge who last week barred officials from asking about citizenship on the upcoming 2020 census, saying it would dramatically reduce the response rate -- and thus congressional representation -- of noncitizens.

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to review Census citizenship question

Added: 22.01.2019 23:11 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration wants to ask respondents if they are citizens, a move decried by immigration rights activists


Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to decide census dispute

Added: 22.01.2019 21:38 | 25 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday it will urge the Supreme Court to rule by the end of its term in June on a bid to implement a plan, blocked by a judge, to ask people in the 2020 national census whether they are U.S. citizens.


Trump administration asks Supreme Court to decide quickly whether citizenship question can be placed on 2020 Census

Added: 22.01.2019 21:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

The request comes after U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman of New York ordered the administration last week to stop its plans to ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens. Furman said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross broke a “veritable smorgasbord” of federal rules by ordering the citizenship question to be added to the 2020 Census […]

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to quickly take up census citizenship question

Added: 22.01.2019 21:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

Officials say a final ruling from the court is needed by June.

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