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Estimates of Illegal Immigrant Population in January 2010, Same as Year Before but Down from 2007

A report from Homeland Security that estimates the size of the unauthorized immigrant population residing in the U.S. in January 2010 shows 10.8 million – the same as in January 2009 – but down from 11.8 in January 2007. continue reading »

Homeland Secretary Napolitano to Eulogize Slain ICE Agent Jaime Zapata

Tomorrow, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will deliver remarks at the funeral of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime J. Zapata in Brownsville, continue reading »

Sec. Napolitano & Atty Gen. Holder Form Task Force to Assist Mexico in Agent Shooting Investigation

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder today met to discuss the shooting by unknown assailants of two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents in the line of duty yesterday while driving in Mexico. continue reading »

Border Patrol Confiscate 8,700 Rounds of Ammunition as Americans Attempt to Smuggle them into Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection assisted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives when CBP officers stopped an attempted illegal exportation of 8,700 rounds of 7.62 caliber ammunition designed for assault rifles. continue reading »

Unprecedented’ Efforts to Secure Arizona Border With Mexico Deemed a Success by Obama Administration

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) today announced results to date from a collaborative enforcement continue reading »

U.S. Bishops Urge Homeland Security to Stop the Resumption of Haitian Deportations

In a joint letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano February 7, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, continue reading »

‘Operation Interception’ Nabs $35 Million in Fake Super Bowl Merchandise &Closes Streaming Websites

Speaking at a National Football League (NFL) news conference on Friday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Kumar Kibble and NFL Vice President for Legal Affairs Anastasia Danias announced the record-breaking results continue reading »

Janet Napolitano on Border Security: Our Approach is Working

Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, spoke at the University of Texas at El Paso speaking on the state of affairs on border security and the verdict is “Our Approach is Working.” continue reading »

Connecticut Bakery Owner May Face 5 Yrs in Jail and $250,000 Fine for Hiring 10 Illegal Aliens

David B. Fein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced this week that Anthony DiBenedetto, 64, of North Branford, Conn., waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful continue reading »

New Countries Added to Participate in the U.S. Foreign Visa Program, New to List Barbados

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, has identified 53 countries continue reading »

No Señor those Aren’t Thunder Thighs, It’s a Quarter Million Dollars $$$ of Cocaine

A CBP officer referred the vehicle and both females to secondary for further inspection. During a secondary inspection,officers seized three packages of alleged cocaine hidden continue reading »

2.3 Million American Reenter U.S. Without Proper Documentation

Despite new travel requirements, more than 2.3 million Americans reentering the country by land or sea from Mexico or Canada failed to produce a passport, birth certificate, or other secure document to establish identity and nationality, according to a report by the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security. continue reading »

Northern U.S. Border Focus of Upcoming Drug Trafficking Legislation

President likely will sign a bill in coming days to tighten security along the U.S. northern border after complaints that federal agencies there do not coordinate well enough. continue reading »

Secretary Napolitano Presents Homeland Security’s Immigration & Border Accomplishments

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano highlighted the Department's 2010 accomplishments in an address to employees. continue reading »

Secretary Napolitano’s Mexico Visit Focuses on Facilitating Travel and Humane Deportations

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today visited Mexico City to meet with her international counterparts and reiterate the Obama administration's continue reading »

Secretary Napolitano Announces Enhancements to E-Verify

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the expansion of the E-Verify program' continue reading »

Dominican Man Charged with Identity Theft

A Dominican native who was deported in December 2009 after having been convicted of drug trafficking pleaded not guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to charges of identity theft and falsely representing his citizenship continue reading »

U.S. and Nicaragua Extend Agreement to Protect Archaelogical Treasures of Nicaragua

The Department of State announced the extension of the “Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from the Pre-Hispanic Cultures continue reading »

Secretary Janet Napolitano Met with Brazilian Officials to Discuss Global Aviation

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano met yesterday with Brazilian Minister of Defense Nelson Jobim to reaffirm the shared commitment of the U.S. and Brazil to strengthening the global aviation system. continue reading »

U.S. Tour Bus Passengers Found with $3.1 million in Cash at Texas Border

Fourteen passengers aboard a tour bus bound for Mexico have been arrested and charged for knowingly conspiring to evade currency transaction reporting requirements by concealing in luggage $3.1 million in U.S. currency. continue reading »