Justice Dept. Not Sold on Mortgage Crisis Task Force; Chicago Suburb Cuts Number of Barbershops

By The News Jun 06, 2008

Immigration Agency to Reveal Some Death Data "The top U.S. immigration enforcement official told a congressional subcommittee yesterday that the Bush administration will disclose more information about foreigners who die in the sprawling network of federal detention centers around the country." Washington Post. Zimbabwe Tells All Aid Groups to Halt Efforts "Zimbabwe’s government has ordered all humanitarian aid groups to suspend their operations in the deeply impoverished nation, a prohibition that relief agencies estimate will deprive two million people of food aid and other basic assistance." New York Times. Mukasey Declines to Create a U.S. Task Force to Investigate Mortgage Fraud Though the Attorney General admits that the mortgage crisis is a serious problem, he does not think a task force is needed to investigate crimes like in the Enron scandal in 2002. New York Times. Chicago Suburb Curbs Barbershop Numbers Calumet City leaders are looking at ways to keep barbershops and hair salons from piling up on each other. But some business owners think the problem is not the number of hair care establishments, but the number of Black ones. Chicago Defender.