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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) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents investigated […]

On Monday, October 23, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) announced the rescission of previous agency guidance that accorded deference to prior CIS approval decisions during the adjudication of petitions seeking an extension of stay in the same nonimmigrant status. Under the prior “deference memorandum,” CIS adjudicators were instructed […]

By Rebecca Savransky President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to overturn President Obama’s executive order protecting illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children could cost the country tens of billions of dollars, according to a new study. If the executive order is repealed, about 645,000 people would lose their legal right […]