Schumer on Diversity Visa: ‘This is an Excellent Program’

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s long record of enthusiastic support for his diversity visa program is making it difficult for him to escape partial blame for the October 31 truck attack by a diversity-visa recipient who killed eight cyclists in Manhattan.

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 19: The MBIA Inc. offices sit at 650 Fifth Avenue in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008. MBIA Inc., the world's largest bond insurer, brought back former Chief Executive Officer Joseph Brown to run the company as it seeks to stave off a credit …

Jury Clears Federal Prosecutors to Seize Manhattan Tower from Iranian Charity

On Thursday, a jury held that a Fifth Avenue office building in Manhattan violates U.S. sanctions against the government of Iran, and federal prosecutors can seize it. Since the building in question is valued at up to a billion dollars, its seizure constitutes the largest civil forfeiture in American history.