Imperial Valley News Center
Attorney General Becerra Leads Multistate Coalition Opposing Trump Administration Rule Restricting Asylum Access
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey Thursday led a multistate coalition in filing a comment letter opposing the Trump Administration’s attempt to illegally limit access to the asylum process. Under the rule, individuals entering the United States at the southern border, except in limited circumstances, are no longer able to seek asylum unless they applied for and were denied protection in at least one country they transited through prior to their arrival. In a comment letter, the coalition urges the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security to rescind the policy.
Attorney General Becerra Announces Arrest and Charges Against Santa Rosa Doctor for Overprescribing Opioids, Second-Degree Murder
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Wednesday announced the arrest and arraignment of Dr. Thomas Keller for the deaths of five patients. The patients’ deaths allegedly resulted from Dr. Keller’s practice of over-prescribing dangerously high levels of addictive opioids and narcotics to his patients. Dr. Keller allegedly prescribed powerful narcotics and opioids used to alleviate pain including Vicodin, oxycodone, OxyContin, Percocet, and morphine at levels well outside accepted medical practice.
- Written by White House
Detroit, Michigan - Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Detroit Economic Club Luncheon at the Sound Board Theater:
- Written by Darcy Spitz
Dallas, Texas - Prescription omega-3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20-30% among the majority of people who require treatment for high triglyceride levels, according to a science advisory from the American Heart Association.
- Written by Karen Astle
Dallas, Texas - People suffering from insomnia may have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I would like to extend my best wishes to the people of Afghanistan as you celebrate the 100th anniversary of your independence on August 19.
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