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    Vermont Governor, Attorney General Make Visa Investor Announcement
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    Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont

    Republican Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic Attorney General T.J. Donovan will make an announcement about the state's troubled immigrant investor program.

    The announcement will come Thursday in Newport, a town left with a large unfinished development after alleged fraud was uncovered in the program.

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ordered that the state close its regional center following alleged fraud at the Jay Peak ski resort. State officials plan to appeal the decision in order to gradually wind down the program, but agree that the center should be closed.

    Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros and former Jay president William Stenger were accused in 2016 of misusing more than $200 million raised from foreign investors through the EB-5 visa program for developments at or near the resort.

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    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

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