Federal prosecutors unseal indictments naming 19 people linked to Chinese ‘birth tourism’ schemes that helped thousands of aliens give birth in US to secure birthright citizenship for their children

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Following the arrests this morning of three defendants who allegedly operated “birth tourism” outfits that catered to Chinese clients, federal authorities today unsealed indictments that charge a total of 19 people linked to three schemes that operated across...

Homeland Security arrests more than 100 in sweep of Erie County business

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) – Special Agents with the Homeland Security Investigations announced that more than a hundred suspected illegal immigrants were arrested Tuesday morning during a planned at an Erie County gardening and landscaping company. The business,...

Acting Press Secretary Tyler Q. Houlton Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2018 ACTING PRESS SECRETARY TYLER Q. HOULTON STATEMENT ON DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS “In compliance with court injunctions, USCIS is accepting and adjudicating DACA...

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Creation of the National Vetting Center

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC) to coordinate the efforts of departments and agencies to better identify individuals seeking to enter the country who present a threat to national...

Owner of Milwaukee-area gas stations charged with forced labor trafficking

MILWAUKEE — The owner of several Milwaukee-area gas stations was charged Tuesday with forced labor involving aggravated sexual abuse, harboring an alien for financial gain, and document servitude. These charges were announced by U.S. Attorney Gregory J. Haanstad, Eastern District...

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)...

President Trump Reveals Immigration Principles and Priorities

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, President Trump revealed and sent to Congress a list of immigration principles and priorities.  According to a statement issued by Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elain Duke, many of these principles originated with recommendations...

Homeland Security Announces Steps Against H1B Visa Fraud

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced steps on Monday to prevent the fraudulent use of H1B visas, used by employers to bring in specialized foreign workers temporarily, which appeared to fall short of President Donald Trump’s campaign promises to...

Homeland Security pick cites securing border as top priority

By Alicia A. Caldwell WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security favors a wall to secure the border with Mexico but said Tuesday that such a structure alone won’t be enough. “A physical barrier in and of itself will not do the job,” retired...

DHS Proposes New Fee Increases in the Midst of Lengthy CIS Service Delays

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently published a proposed rule to increase the fees for immigration benefits by a weighted average of 21%. The proposed fee increase comes in the midst of some of the longest CIS adjudication times in recent memory, with H-1B...
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