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Rhode Island Man Sentenced for Defrauding Immigrants by Posing as Agent Threatening Deportation

A Pawtucket, R.I., man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to six months in federal prison; three years supervised release; and ordered to pay $8,700 in restitution to two victims he defrauded while posing as an immigration attorney; continue reading »

Major Immigration Sweep in Michigan Nets 70 Criminal Aliens, 525,000 Estimated to be in Country

More than 70 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators are facing deportation and criminal charges following a four-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs continue reading »

First Haitians Deported from U.S. After Earthquake

Yesterday, the U.S. through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported 26 Haitians, the first since the devastating earthquake of 2010. continue reading »

U.S. Immigration and Tyson Foods Partner to Ensure They Maintain Legal Workforce

Tyson Foods, Inc. is the newest member of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's(ICE) nationwide program designed to encourage businesses to collaborate with ICE and use hiring best practices to ensure they are maintaining a lawful workforce. continue reading »

E-Verify Gets High Marks from Employers

A recent customer satisfaction survey validates what U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has long asserted continue reading »

9 charged in Illinois narcotics trafficking investigation

A lengthy joint investigation into a local cocaine distribution operation ended last month with the arrests of the nine subjects who face state felony narcotics charges. The investigation was conducted by the North Central Narcotics Task Force (NCNTF), with 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 »

6 Charged For Conspiring to Provide Weapons to Supposed Colombian Terrorists

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigation into an international weapons trafficking organization operating in the United States and Central and South America has lead to the arrest of six individuals in Colombia charged in the Southern District of Florida. continue reading »

All Wisconsin counties to utilize ICE strategy of biometrics to identify and remove Criminals

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in all Wisconsin counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime. continue reading »

Route Traffic Stop Nabs Dominican National with $6 Million in Cocaine

A 33-year-old citizen of the Dominican Republic who resides in Caguas, Puerto Rico, was arrested by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

ICE Seizes $48 million in Cocaine on Speed Boat from Panama

Special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) took custody of three suspected maritime drug smugglers in Miami on Wednesday continue reading »

Man Arrested at Puerto Rican Airport with 49 Heroin Pellets in Stomach

A 27-year-old U.S. citizen was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Saturday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continue reading »

Cocaine Laced Easter Eggs Found at LAX - Dad Insists Its His Kids Christmas Candy

There is nothing like getting ready for a holiday while celebrating another holiday but it also draws the attention of immigration and custom's officials. continue reading »

One Out of Three Deportation Requests Denied

As immigration reform is being argued all across the country, deportations are at a high, but one out of three deportation requests are being rejected according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. continue reading »

Mexico-Chicago-Indianapolis Drug Ring Busted: Distributing Coke and Meth

The dismantling of a drug smuggling organization operating from Mexico to Chicago and Indianapolis was announced on Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett, Southern District of Indiana. continue reading »

THIS WEEK:  Largest Marijuana Bust in Chicagoland History and It Came via Train

Federal marijuana distribution conspiracy charges were filed late this week against seven defendants arrested during what is believed to be the largest seizure ever of marijuana in the Chicago area continue reading »

Immigration Enforcement Send “Dirty War” Criminal Back to Argentina

Earlier today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed wanted war criminal Juan Miguel Mendez to Argentina, where he was transferred to the custody of the Argentinean government. continue reading »

Immigration Deports Dominican Wanted for Murder

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Wednesday removed a Dominican national, wanted in the Dominican Republic for first degree murder. continue reading »

13 Arrested in Puerto Rico For Document Fraud, Identity Theft

Thirteen individuals charged in four different criminal complaints with conspiracy, document fraud, aggravated identity theft, and reentering the United States after being deported, were arrested this morning by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

Rarely Granted Private Immigration Bills Passed by Government

Two Japanese citizens were granted U.S. legal status after Congress passed two separate (and rare) private immigration bills. When private bills are granted, it is usually to give relief to specific individuals or companies when all other options have been exhausted. continue reading »