What researchers say about immigration and crime

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Much of the debate over border security involves curbing crimes committed by immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In competing rallies in El Paso, both President Donald Trump and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke made claims about immigration and crime. “In...

Detainee on hunger strike describes being force-fed three times a day

Nine men — up from six earlier this week — are being force-fed under court order in a detention center in El Paso, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. One of the hunger strikers, a 22-year-old man from India who called The Associated Press on Friday, described...

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...

ICE set up a fake university. Hundreds enrolled, not realizing it was a sting operation

On its website, the University of Farmington advertised an innovative STEM curriculum that would prepare students to compete in the global economy, and flexible class schedules that would allow them to enroll without disrupting their careers. The Michigan-based school touted the...

ICE Ran a Fake University in Michigan to Catch Immigration Fraud

The University of Farmington in Farmington Hills, Mich., billed itself as a “nationally accredited business and STEM institution,” with an innovative curriculum, flexible class schedules and a diverse student body. But it had no curriculum, no classes and no real students, the...

ICE Courthouse Arrests In New York Have Increased 1,700 Percent Under Trump, According To A New Report

In the two years since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the country’s immigration enforcement policy has expanded: Where once Immigration and Customs Enforcement focused on removing undocumented immigrants with criminal records, ICE officers have now expanded...

Ongoing Effect of Prolonged U.S. Government Shutdown on Immigration

The partial government shutdown is now well into its 3rd week with no clear end in sight. While most immigration related government functions remain operational, a prolonged shutdown may have broad impact on immigration related matters. Because various U.S. government departments...

ICE removes Chinese man sentenced convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of China Wednesday who was sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to illegally export high-grade carbon fiber to China, following an...

Queens Immigration attorney found guilty of operating asylum fraud scheme

NEW YORK—Following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Andreea Dumitru, a/k/a “Andreea Dumitru Parcalaboiu,” an immigration attorney based...

ICE seeks victims of 3-time convicted criminal who posed as immigration attorney, defrauded legal and illegal aliens

EL PASO, Texas — Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are seeking possible additional fraud victims of three-time convicted criminal who pleaded guilty Nov. 8 to defrauding numerous legal and illegal aliens....
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