IRS Unencrypted E-Mail Use Puts Taxpayer Information at Risk

Nov. 17 — Internal Revenue Service employees sent hundreds of unencrypted e-mails containing sensitive taxpayer information, and some used personal e-mail accounts for official agency business, its watchdog said. Unprotected e-mails put taxpayers at risk of identity theft, or inappropriate disclosure of information about their identity and tax returns, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax…

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Cities Defend Immigration Sanctuary Policies Under Fire by Donald Trump

Mayors in at least seven major U.S. cities reaffirmed their commitments to shelter undocumented immigrants from federal immigration authorities after Republican president-elect Donald Trump said he would block federal funding for “sanctuary cities.” Sanctuary policies vary by city. Typically, local police refrain from helping federal authorities identify undocumented immigrants for deportation, unless they have committed serious crimes. The San…

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Trump may allow undocumented immigrants to stay in the country under one condition

President-elect Donald Trump and Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) could not be more diametrically opposed when it comes to the topic of immigration. Trump has promised to deport millions of “criminal” immigrants and make undocumented immigrants feel unsafe in the United States. Denham, who endorsed the president elect, has long positioned himself as a moderate Republican…

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