Despite government efforts to stamp out abuses in America's visa program for highly skilled workers, unscrupulous job brokers continue to illegally sell visas – sometimes connected to jobs that don’t exist.
Since January, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has received thousands of complaints against various schools but has completed a review of only 324 of them, according to an internal agency document.
Demand for animal protein is surging, and so are the environmental costs of producing it. So researchers in the Netherlands are exploring alternatives to livestock, from insects to faux cuts of beef to lab-grown meat.
Efforts to encourage greater use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It’s part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against climate change and food insecurity.