EB-5 Investor Visa Program Offers Tribes Opportunity to Raise Capital for Development Programs

By | Native American Legal Update | September 18, 2013
EB-5 Investor Visa Program Offers Tribes Opportunity to Raise Capital for Development Programs

A consistent problem in Tribal economic development programs is a lack of available funding. Credit, loans, equity investments – all of the traditional vehicles for financing economic development projects are typically far less available to Tribes than other non-Tribal entities – if they are available at all. The adage “it takes money to make money” has proven frustratingly true in Tribal communities that have been consistently overlooked by business funding sources.

Court Rules Facebook “Like” is Protected Speech in Employment Retaliation Case

Facebook 'Like'

In 2009, Sheriff BJ Roberts was struggling for re-election. Adding insult to injury, when he went to his opponent’s page on Facebook, he found that six of his deputies had “liked” the page, signing on to the campaign to remove him from office. After he won reelection, he fired all six men. Was it legal?