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America to charge asylum seekers to apply.

Saw this in another thread an thought it was absolutely mind blowing and deserved it’s own thread.

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/trump-administration-asylum-application-fees

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The US will become just one of just four countries to charge asylum-seekers a fee to apply for protections, according to a finalized policy announced Friday.The move is just the latest by the Trump administration to target and restrict protections for those fleeing their home countries. The US now joins the ranks of Iran, Fiji, and Australia in charging a fee. In the US, asylum-seekers will be charged $50 on asylum applications starting in October.
A $50 fee is in line with the fees charged by …

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Coronavirus: NZ set to mark 100 days since last community transmission Covid-19 case

Sunday marks 100 days without community transmission, but questions remain if NZ is prepared for a Covid-19 re-emerge.

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It is potentially 100 days since New Zealands last coronavirus case was acquired through community transmission.
This milestone would put New Zealand among just a handful of countries many much smaller and more remote than New Zealand to achieve such a feat.
Officials will announce at 1pm if any new cases have been confirmed on Sunday.
This last case of community transmission, or transfer of the virus from an unknown source, was detected on May 1, meaning Sunday marks 100 days since a pers…

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The TVLine-Up: What’s Leaving, New and Returning the Week of Aug. 9

RELATED STORIES What’s New on Netflix in August — Plus: Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Peacock TV Streaming Service Guide: Disney+, Netflix, Peacock, Hulu and 65+ Other Options This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Wa…

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This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Watch listings and monthly guide to What’s on Streaming.
With more than 530 scripted shows now airing across broadcast, cable and streaming, it’s easy to forget that a favorite comedy is returning, or that the new “prestige drama” you anticipated is about to debut. So consider this our reminder to set your DVR, order a Season Pass, pop a fresh Memorex into the VCR… however it is you roll.
This week, you’ll find two series finales (Ag…

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Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams Celebrate Their Postponed Wedding Day

Sarah Hyland and fiancé Wells Adams made the best of a bad situation by celebrating their postponed wedding day on Saturday, August 8. “A couple, a pandemic and a postponed wedding: A series,” the Modern Family alum, 29, captioned three photos on Instagram th…

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Sarah Hyland and fiancé Wells Adams made the best of a bad situation by celebrating their postponed wedding day on Saturday, August 8.
A couple, a pandemic and a postponed wedding: A series, the Modern Family alum, 29, captioned three photos on Instagram that showed the pair wearing white as they goofed off at a vineyard and held hands as if they were exchanging vows. We were supposed to get married today. Instead we took pictures and drank wine. I love you to Pluto & back @wellsadams. She …

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