Former Dallas-area school district human resources director sentenced to 2 years in federal prison for conspiracy to falsify immigration documents

DALLAS — A Dallas-area school district human resources executive was sentenced Monday before U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 24 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $317,482 in restitution for falsifying immigration documents. This sentence was announced by U.S....

Naturalized US citizen living in NM pleads guilty to marriage fraud

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A naturalized U.S. citizen residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to a felony marriage fraud charge arising out of a scheme to obtain immigration status for foreign nationals. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)...

Beware of DHS Hotline Scam

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently warned the public about an apparent scam involving the DHS OIG hotline telephone number. The fraud alert states that scammers have modified their caller IDs to appear as if their calls are...

DHS Funding Passed Through End of Fiscal Year

The U.S. House passed a bill to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2015. The bill passed with little time to spare before March 6th, when the department’s current funding is set to expire. The DHS was not funded...

House Republicans’ Silent War Over Immigration Funding

House Republican leaders and rank-and-file conservatives are engaged in a silent standoff about how to proceed on funding for the Department of Homeland Security. In front of the cameras they are on the same page: Speaker John Boehner and hard-line conservatives alike pin the...

Homeland Security chief implores immigrants to ‘step forward’

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson on Thursday asked immigrants in Los Angeles to “step forward” and apply for President Obama’s expanded deferred action program. At a packed event at the L.A. Central Library, Johnson touted the benefits of the program, which will grant up to 5...

Yes He Can: A Reply to Professors Delahanty and Yoo

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus Mehta Article II, Sec. 3 of the Constitution provides that the President “shall take Care that the laws be faithfully executed.”   That being so, can President Obama grant deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) whose presence here represents a...

Through The Looking Glass: Adventures With Arrabally And Yerrabelly In Immigration Land

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Arrabally and Yerrabelly are not characters in a children’s fantasy story book. They were the respondents in a decision...
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