By Sen  October 10, 2019 | 08:51 pm GMT+7 Screenshots from an online video show a South Korean man beating his Vietnamese wife (L) and their son crying by her at their home in South Korea, July 4, 2019. A new South Korean law will bar citizens with a record of domestic violence from marrying immigrants, following recent uproar over a Korean man brutally beating his Vietnamese wife. The country’s Justice Ministry said in a legislative notice published Thursday that the new amendment to South Korea’s Immigration Control Law is expected to take effect in a year. The new provision will ban a South Korean citizen with a record of domestic violence, irrespective of when it took place, from inviting foreigners to the country for marriage. The ministry said the new move was prompted by the instance of domestic violence involving a Vietnamese housewife that happened in July. The incident provoked widespread public outrage as a video recording went viral. The … [Read more...] about New law to ban foreign spouses for abusive S Koreans
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law capping interesting rates on consumer loans.It’s a measure designed to stop predatory lending in which some lenders charge interest rates in the double digits.The Democratic governor announced Thursday he signed the law, which takes effect next year.The law will cap consumer loan interest rates at 36 percentage points above the main interest rate set by the Federal Reserve, which is currently around 2%. It would apply to loans between $2,500 and $9,999, and it would also require lenders to offer borrowers a credit education summary. Newsom says people living paycheck-to-paycheck are being exploited by predatory lenders.Critics of the bill said it could force lenders out of business and restrict access to loans for low-income people. … [Read more...] about New California law will cap consumer loan interest rates
A new California law aims to stop local communities from delaying construction of new housing projects.It’s one of 18 housing bills signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.California is in the midst of a housing crisis with far fewer homes and apartments than necessary to house its nearly 40 million people.The bill by Sen. Nancy Skinner of Berkeley caps the number of public hearings on new projects, bans local governments from increasing fees on projects once an initial application is submitted and stops urban areas from freezing new construction. Other legislation aims to allow for more backyard housing units known as granny flats.Newsom on Tuesday signed a law to cap rent increases at 5% plus inflation.__This story has been corrected to show Newsom signed 18, not more than 30, housing bills on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about New California laws aim to speed housing construction
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law banning most animals from circuses.The law exempts rodeos and does not apply to domesticated dogs, cats and horses. California is now the third state to enact such a ban, joining New Jersey and Hawaii.Circuses have been declining in popularity. The most well-known act, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, closed in 2017 after 146 years of performances.At least 18 circuses don’t use animals at all, including Cirque du Soleil. Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso, who authored the bill, said animals in circuses endure cruel training and near constant environment. The southwest California Legislative Council opposed the bill, saying it would prevent people from experiencing “the thrill of a circus performance featuring beautiful, well cared for animals.” … [Read more...] about New California law bans most animals from circuses