Colombian national extradited to the US to face charges for encouraging and inducing aliens to come to the US

A Colombian citizen was extradited from Colombia to the United States today to face a four-count federal indictment in the Southern District of Florida for his role in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States. Acting Assistant Attorney General...

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)...

Federal alien-smuggling charge filed in San Antonio against driver of tractor-trailer when 10 died after smuggling trip

SAN ANTONIO — A tractor-trailer driver was charged Monday with one count of transporting illegal aliens, after 10 aliens died when they were smuggled in his truck on Sunday. This charge was announced by U.S. Attorney Richard L. Durbin Jr., Western District of Texas, and U. S....
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