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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


I’m Undocumented & I Work For Bernie Sanders. Here's How We're Fighting To Prevent More Migrant Kids From Dying.

In December 2017, I sat alone in a dark cell on a metal bunk bed without a mattress or heat, over 2,000 miles away from my hometown of Gilbert, AZ.Seven other DACA recipients and I spent six days in a D.C. jail for taking part in sit-ins inside Congressional offices as part of a fight for a Clean Dream Ac t. Standing up and demanding that undocumented youth like us be given the chance to live in this country without fear of deportation, we put everything on the line in hopes of pushing politic...
Tags: Fashion, Music, United States, Arizona, Argentina, CBP, Customs, Department Of Homeland Security, Central America, Bernie Sanders, Arizona State University, Trump, Aoc, Bernie, Gilbert, Congressional


A 10-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died In U.S. Custody & We Only Found Out 8 Months Later

A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last September, but the government did not release this information until Wednesday. She is one of six migrant children who have died after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being placed under the care of the U.S. government over the past eight months. Before this period, no migrant child had died while in federal custody since 2010.The girl, whose identity has not been made public yet, reportedly had a history of congenital heart defec...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Congress, Mexico, Cbs News, Homeland Security, El Salvador, Illinois, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, HHS, Underwood, Health and Human Services Department, Orr, U S Department of Health and Human Services HHS


Number Of Immigrants Who've Miscarried While In ICE Detention Doubles

The number of women who've had miscarriages while in U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) custody nearly doubled following the Trump administration allowing the indiscriminate detention of pregnant people, according to government records reviewed by the Daily Beast.The report follows news that an undocumented 24-year-old woman from Honduras gave birth to a stillborn boy while in ICE custody. The agency says the unidentified woman was 27 weeks pregnant when she went into labor and that...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, CBP, Honduras, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, U S Customs, American Civil Liberties Union ACLU, Border Patrol CBP, Katharina Obser, Obser, Women s Refugee Commission, U S Immigration Customs


Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Body Language When She's Caught Lying, Analyzed

Sarah Huckabee Sanders has once again been tasked with the impossible: defending Trump's temper tantrum nonsensical border wall while millions of people are affected by the government shutdown caused by his temper tantrum insistence on the border wall. And once again, she outdid herself.But on Sunday, while interviewing Sanders, Fox' Chris Wallace didn't let her get away with defending the wall at any cost and claiming that terrorists pour into the U.S. over the Mexican border. And when Fox...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, White House, United States, Tennessee, Fox News, Tsa, State Department, Department Of Homeland Security, Wood, Justice Department, Trump, Sanders, Wallace, Chris Wallace


The Government Shut Down Over Trump’s Border Wall. What Happens Next?

The government partially shut down at midnight on Friday after the House and Senate were unable to agree on a solution to President Donald Trump’s demand for $5 billion to build a wall on the southern border.Trump repeatedly blamed Democrats for the impasse, even tweeting a video late Friday saying, ”We’re going to have a shutdown.” Earlier that day, White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and Jared Kushner, bargained with congressional leaders at the Capitol — something Trum...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Senate, White House, Ap, Nasa, House, Arizona, National Mall, Associated Press, Tsa, State Department, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Grand Canyon


Border Patrol Used Tear Gas On Migrants — Including Toddlers — Trying To Enter U.S.

Border Patrol officials fired tear gas on hundreds of migrants, including small children, as they tried to enter the U.S. on Sunday. As a result, U.S. officials shut down the San Ysidro Port of Entry between San Diego and Tijuana for several hours.Rodney Scott, chief patrol agent of the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector, defended the use of tear gas, saying some of the migrants threw rocks at the agents. "What we saw over and over yesterday was the group, the caravan, would push women and childr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, White House, Germany, America, Syria, Dhs, Cnn, San Diego, Department Of Homeland Security, Border Patrol, Central America, Rwanda, Tijuana, Trump


Trump Is Still Rallying For His Failed Family Separation Policy

After fierce public pushback to President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, which forcibly separated families at the U.S.-Mexico border and was ended by a court order to reunite them, the president announced that he is again considering family separation as a means of deterring illegal immigration.In a press conference held on South Lawn of the White House on Saturday, Trump revealed that he believed the administration’s previous separation policy was an effective method o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Abc, Washington Post, Mexico, White House, United States, Amnesty International, Donald Trump, Abc News, Department Of Homeland Security, Jeff Flake, Trump, Melania Trump, Southern Poverty Law Center, U S Border Patrol


Advocates Warn About Conditions In ICE Detention Centers After Toddler's Death

In recent weeks, a migrant toddler and a grandmother died after being in custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, prompting advocates to warn others about the subpar facility conditions and inadequate medical services in many detention centers across the country."What we continue to find over and over again is the sad reality that ICE has not been able to keep people safe in the detention centers where they operate. We've seen cases of medical neglect, people being ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, California, Aclu, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Lopez, Gadsden, Dilley, South Texas Family Residential Center, U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE, Meng, Etowah County Detention Center, National Immigrant Justice Center


Handmaids Gather To Protest Mike Pence's New York City Visit

Nearly two dozen women in red gowns resembling the title characters of The Handmaid's Tale rallied in front of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Summit in New York City, which Vice President Mike Pence and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen were expected to attend."We're here today because Mike Pence is bringing a real Handmaid's Tale to America," an organizer loudly proclaimed to the crowd gathered in front of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in lower Manhattan. "He's a C...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, America, Dhs, Manhattan, Muslim, Philadelphia, Margaret Atwood, Nielsen, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Goldman, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence


The Government Is Giving 10-Year-Old Migrant Girls Pregnancy Tests

Last week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, said the agency gives pregnancy tests to girls as young as 10 in its custody."We give a pregnancy test at DHS to every girl over 10, to provide for their medical care. That is how dangerous the journey is," she said. Women who cross the border into the U.S. with the help of smugglers are at a high risk for sexual assault, and Nielsen said this is one of the ways the agency tries to prote...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Dhs, Ultraviolet, CBP, Nielsen, Customs, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Orr, Jane Doe, Customs Enforcement ICE, Garza, Aspen Security Forum, The Aspen Institute


Judge Rules That Legal Permanent Resident Detained By ICE Can Remain In The U.S.

Update: Jose Luis Garcia, a legal permanent resident who was detained by immigration officials in early June, will be released from custody on Friday evening.Garcia, who migrated from Mexico 50 years ago, had a bond hearing in downtown Los Angeles on Friday afternoon. The hearing was meant to determine whether he could be released while deportation proceedings went on. However, an immigration judge fast-tracked his case and ruled Garcia could remain in the U.S. as a legal resident.“I'm beyond h...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Mexico, Los Angeles, Reagan, United States, Department Of Homeland Security, Southern California, Trump, Garcia, Natalie, Jose Luis, Jose Luis Garcia, Natalie Garcia, U S Immigration Customs and Enforcement


Her Father Is A Legal Permanent Resident. Why Was He Detained By ICE?

It was a quiet Sunday morning in early June when Natalie Garcia heard the screams of her father Jose Luis Garcia coming from outside of their house in Southern California. The 62-year-old had been watering the lawn and drinking coffee, and Natalie ran outside thinking it was a medical emergency.The scene she found was a nightmare: Her father, who migrated to the United States 50 years ago and has been a legal permanent resident since the late 1980s, was in handcuffs and surrounded by about eigh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Mexico, Reagan, United States, Department Of Homeland Security, Southern California, Trump, Natalie, Jose Luis, Jose Luis Garcia, Natalie Garcia, U S Immigration Customs and Enforcement, Photo Courtesy of the Garcia, Hena Mansori


Cynthia Nixon & Other Progressives Want To Abolish ICE. Will It Work?

New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon made herself clear this week: She believes it's time to eliminate the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), the federal law enforcement agency in charge of arresting and deporting immigrants.“ICE has strayed so far away from its mission. It is supposed to be here to keep Americans safe but what it has turned into, frankly, is a terrorist organization of its own that is terrorizing people who are coming to this country,” Nixon told an Upper W...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Obama, California, Barack Obama, Dhs, United States, Customs, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Samantha Bee, Kamala Harris, Trump, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon


Everything You Need To Know About Trump's Family Separation Policy

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy, which has led to families being forcibly separated at the border, continues to spark outrage around the U.S.But in the midst of the devastating stories, images, and audio showcasing the effect of this inhumane policy, confusion and misinformation has spread among the public. This is in part because members of the administration — including President Donald Trump, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and Department of H...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Ap, House, Capitol Hill, CBP, Customs, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, John Kelly, Flores


How People Are Using Fundraisers To Fight Trump's Family Separation Policy

As more stories of family separations at the border trickle out, many Americans are trying to their best to fight the Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy.Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in early May that the U.S. would criminally prosecute all adults caught crossing into the U.S. illegally, which means that children will then inevitably get separated from their parents. According to the Department of Homeland Security, nearly 2,000 kids were split from their famili...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Texas, Congress, Massachusetts, Dave, Department Of Homeland Security, Ross, Charlotte, Trump, South Texas, Jeff Sessions, RAICES, Dave Willner, Willner


Here's Everyone Who Has Left The Trump Administration So Far

Despite President Trump's reassurances that his White House is not in chaos, the departures of top aides and key members of his administration paint a very different picture.As of March 7, there was turnover in 43% of the Trump White House's top-level positions in just 13 months, according to the research of Dr. Kathryn Dunn Tenpas, from the Brookings Institution and the White House Transition Project. Those figures don't include people who have left posts outside of the executive branch during...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obamacare, Obama, White House, Russia, Barack Obama, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, Ohio, Secret Service, Epa, Kremlin, Department Of Homeland Security, Brookings Institution


Here's Everyone Who Has Left The Trump Administration

Despite President Trump's reassurances that his White House is not in chaos, the departures of top aides and key members of his administration paint a very different picture.As of March 7, there was turnover in 43% of the Trump White House's top-level positions in just 13 months, according to the research of Dr. Kathryn Dunn Tenpas, from the Brookings Institution and the White House Transition Project. Those figures don't include people who have left posts outside of the executive branch during...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obamacare, Obama, White House, Russia, Barack Obama, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, Ohio, Secret Service, Epa, Kremlin, Department Of Homeland Security, Brookings Institution


Will Fayrouz Saad Be The First Muslim Congresswoman?

Fayrouz Saad is firm when she said her candidacy is not only about her chance to make history as the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress. Yes, that's part of her mission, since she believes that people from all backgrounds should have a seat at the table. But for the Michigan native, her choice to run for office stemmed from a lifelong desire: Protecting the American Dream."My parents came here simply in search of the American Dream," she told Refinery29. "I always thought that I would ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Congress, Senate, Fbi, Harvard, Gop, United States, Healthcare, Muslim, Michigan, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Einstein, University Of Michigan


What Will Happen To The 200,000 Children Whose Parents Are Dreamers?

The lives of 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children changed forever after President Obama passed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA.) The program allowed them to work legally and protected them from deportation, which led to many laying down roots in the U.S. and starting their own families. But now that President Trump rescinded DACA, what will happen to the children of these Dreamers if they're deported?Two studies in recent years found that...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Congress, White House, Cnn, United States, Brazil, Homeland Security, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Department of Homeland Security DHS, Donald J Trump, Beatriz dos Reis, Custom Enforcement ICE


How Tech Leaders Responded To The Trump Admin Rolling Back DACA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, after much speculation, that the Trump administration is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). President Obama created the program in 2012 to allow undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to legally work and study in the country, but President Trump wants to force Congress to act on the issue in the next six months.The Department of Homeland Security will no longer take new DACA applications, and the prog...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Fashion, Music, Cook, Microsoft, Obama, Congress, Tim Cook, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Brad Smith, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA, Jeff Sessions, DACA


Trump Rescinded DACA — Here's What's Next For Dreamers

The Trump administration announced its plan Tuesday to eliminate an Obama-era policy aimed at protecting Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a press conference that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA, will fully expire on March 5, 2018. "The program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration is being rescinded," he said. "The policy was implemented unilaterally, to great...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Congress, Homeland Security, Republican Party, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Hill, Donald J Trump, Jeff Sessions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, Customs Enforcement ICE, Elaine Duke, DACA Congress


Trump Rescinded DACA — Here's What's Next For Dreamers

The Trump administration announced its plan Tuesday to eliminate an Obama-era policy aimed at protecting Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a press conference that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA, will fully expire on March 5, 2018. "The program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration is being rescinded," he said. "The policy was implemented unilaterally, to great...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Congress, Homeland Security, Republican Party, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Hill, Donald J Trump, Jeff Sessions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, Customs Enforcement ICE, Elaine Duke, DACA Congress


Trump Officially Ends DACA, The Obama-Era Program Protecting Undocumented Youth

Update: Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era policy protecting undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.Sessions said the White House wants Congress to come up with legislation to replace the program before it fully expires on March 5, 2018. And effective immediately, the Department of Homeland Security will stop receiving new DACA applications.This stor...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Obama, Congress, White House, New York Times, Republican, Times, Department Of Homeland Security, Charlottesville, Administration, Trump, Brown, Ken Paxton, Arpaio


Here's What You Need To Know About Trump's New Chief Of Staff, Gen. Jon Kelly

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly's new mission is to steady the roiling Trump administration — and quiet the friendly fire — as White House chief of staff."He has been a true star of my administration," the president tweeted Friday, announcing that his current secretary of homeland security was in, and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was out.I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American....— Donald ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Guantanamo Bay, Supreme Court, Obama, White House, Iraq, Afghanistan, Marine Corps, Muslim, Homeland Security, Pentagon, Associated Press, Department Of Homeland Security, Reince Priebus, John Kelly


President Trump Announces That He Has Ousted His Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus

President Trump announced on Friday afternoon that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is out after a six-month tenure. POTUS also said he is naming Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly as Priebus' successor.Priebus, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), was in the spotlight this week for his apparent feud with the new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci. In an interview with The New Yorker, Scaramucci repeatedly used explicit language to...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, White House, Homeland Security, Fda, John, John Mccain, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Reince Priebus, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Donald J Trump, Republican National Committee RNC


Trump No Longer Feels The U.S. Needs A Full Border Wall

For more than a year, people across the U.S. have shown their support for now-President Donald Trump by chanting "build that wall" (he's chanted it, too) at rallies and marches. Some believe in the president's claims that a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico will keep gangs out of the country, reduce the influx of drugs, and prevent immigrants from moving into the nation illegally. The chant has even been heard on school campuses as a form of intimidation and bulling.Others, however, have ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, France, Russia, Usa Today, Times, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Donald J Trump, U S, House Appropriations Committee, Gregory Korte, Los Angeles Times Trump


This new citizen received a warm welcome in Tukwila; a tow-truck driver in Kirkland did not

An action-packed Rant & Rave salutes Department of Homeland Security, parks workers and a Metro transit supervisor who helped a stranded cancer patient. Readers boo an entitled parking-lot driver and pesky drug ads on TV.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Life, Department Of Homeland Security, Metro, Tukwila, Kirkland


Fargo Season 3 Finale Recap: "Somebody to Love"

It’s hard to believe this not only the final episode of this season of Fargo but possibly the final episode ever. Showrunner Noah Hawley does an excellent job of continuing to run, full speed, until the finish line — such a good job, in fact, that the last episode doesn’t feel like something I’m watching to see loose ends tied up. True to form, not all the loose ends are tied up in the finale.We pick up with Gloria Burgle’s (Carrie Coon) letter of resignation from the Sheriff’s department, fina...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Minnesota, Department Of Homeland Security, Noah Hawley, Hawley, Varga, Laura Palmer, Carrie Coon, Riker, Stüssy, Emmit, Gloria Burgle, Nikki Swango, Emmit Stussy, Swango



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