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DHS: Obama Gave Work Permits to 2.3 Million Migrants for 2016

The Department of Homeland Security has released data showing how former President Barack Obama gave work permits to at least 2.3 million migrants …

Immigration

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

8 More Obama Bureaucrats Trump Can Fire or Remove at Homeland Security

One week after President Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise by curbing the arrival of refugees from several Muslim-majority countries, a …

Homeland Security

Acting Director of USCIS Lori Scialabba Resigns at Homeland Security

Lori Scialabba, the Acting Director at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the Department of Homeland Security, …

They've Lived Their Lives As Americans, But They Can Still Be Deported [UPDATE]

Thousands of foreign-born adoptees are at risk without citizenship.<p><b>UPDATE</b>: Oct. 27 <i>―</i> A U.S. immigration judge on Thursday ordered the deportation of Adam Crapser back to his birth country of South Korea. Crapser, who was adopted in the U.S. at age 3 by parents who never completed his citizenship …

Lean management in a primary school in Norway - Planet Lean

<b>CASE STUDY – A pioneering school in Rogaland, Norway, is proving that some elements of lean thinking can successfully be adapted to the education</b> …

Lean Manufacturing

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

The Manifesto is ancient history. Agile is alive and changing.

What is “Agile”? Is it the Manifesto?<p>It all started when Kevin Trethewey tweeted “Agile is inspect and adapt. The rest is just a serving …

Project Management

Some 25,000 Cubans fear deportation as U.S.-Cuba relations thaw | Fox News

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban immigrants who have been ordered by immigration authorities to leave the country.<p>As many as 25,000 …

Will Older Managers Ever Get Code?

What a fascinating, array of opinions on the article, “What Is Code?” and my summary article, “Coding, Agile & Scrum Go Mainstream”!<p>Software developers of course were jubilant, with cries of triumph that obvious truths, such as “software is eating the world,” are finally being widely recognized. …

When It Comes to Dealing With Illegal Immigration, the U.S. and Britain Couldn’t Be More Different

LONDON — Nick Evlogimenos came from Greece to Britain three years ago and now wants to see limits on both illegal and legal immigration into the country he now calls home.<p>“I understand the agony some people face but from my point of view, whoever wants to make a living in a country that is not his …

Know When To Walk Away

As a trained Emergency Medical Technician, he was accustomed to stopping at accidents when he could help. So when he saw the car plowed into the guardrail he pulled over even though others had already done the same.<p><i>“Who was in that car?”</i><p><i>“I was.”</i><p><i>“Want to explain to me why you are not lying on the</i> …

Lean Doesn’t Always Create the Best Products

Our current silver bullet is Lean. The Lean movement began in manufacturing, then took the startup world by storm, and now the methodology has crept into companies of all kinds and sizes, both in practice and in jargon. Plenty has been said and written praising the benefits of the Lean approach. …

Nearly 14% Of Zappos Staff Left After Company Implemented New Management System With No Bosses

Earlier this year, online shoe retailer Zappos unveiled a new management system that banished managers and job titles. While some employees might …

Twelve Common Errors with Value Stream Mapping – Part 1

Want to know the most common mistakes on Value Stream Maps?<p>Here is a list I compiled years ago while reviewing or seeing other people’s initial …

Public restrooms reduce waits by learning from parking garages

What's the worst part of attending a sporting event or concert in person? It's definitely the lines, right? There's the line to get in, another to nab snacks and a beer, then yet another to use the loo. Well, restroom wait times are getting drastically reduced at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles …

Larry Page's Plan For People Whose Jobs Are Replaced By Tech: Work Less

Larry Page sees a conundrum in the world’s future.<p>Machine learning will replace more and more human jobs, leading to vast unemployment in the next few decades, just like 19th-century farmers.<p>But today’s opiate of the masses is work. It makes people feel needed and occupied. People like vacation, …

Get Lean, Get Clean, Get Organized – 5S Your Office

<b>Beginners Guide To 5S The Office for Efficiency And Productivity</b><p>Applying the principles of 5S at work is a wonderful way to incorporate lean …

Man faces removal as UK wife's salary too low

<b>A man faces removal from the UK after a judge said his British wife's salary was not high enough.</b><p>Michael Engel, from South Africa, said the "bizarre" immigration system rules were "attacking British citizens".<p>Mr Engel, a 31-year-old yacht engineer living in Cornwall, said he and wife Natalie plan …