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Domincan Man Gets 14 Months For Falsely Applying for US Passport

Domincan Man Gets 14 Months For Falsely Applying for US Passport

A man from the Dominican Republic who lived in New Britain, Conn., was sentenced on Thursday to 14 months in prison for making a false application for a U.S. passport. This sentence was announced by David B. Fein continue reading »

Mexican Drug Traffickers Busted in Georgia

Federal and local authorities say they have arrested 45 people and seized drugs, cash and guns as part of an investigation into a major Mexican drug cartel operating in metro Atlanta. continue reading »

Disappearing Act For the Border’s Invisible Fence

Disappearing Act For the Border’s Invisible Fence

A so-called invisible fence along the U.S.-Mexico border that was intended to keep a high-tech eye on the area is about to be unfunded by the U.S. government. continue reading »

13 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 2007 Arizona Law

13 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 2007 Arizona Law

A number of states have come together to urge the Supreme Court to uphold a 2007 Arizona law it will hear next month, that penalizes employers for hiring undocumented workers. continue reading »

Accused Murderer Deported, Sent Back to Mexico By ICE

Accused Murderer Deported, Sent Back to Mexico By ICE

A man who was wanted in Mexico for allegedly killing a man in 2004 was deported on Wednesday by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

UPDATE: Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

UPDATE: Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

UPDATE: As a result of the high number of dismissals, Republican members on the Senate Judiciary Committee have taken issue written to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano demanding they be given a full report on the dismissals by November 15th. continue reading »

Tough Stances On Immigration Didn’t Help Everyone’s Campaign

Tough Stances On Immigration Didn’t Help Everyone’s Campaign

While riding the “anti-immigration wave” worked out for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, it didn’t do the same for campaigns across the board. In Nevada, Harry Reid beat out Sharron Angle (R). In Colorado, Tom Tancredo lost to John Hickenlooper, and Jerry Brown took California over Meg Whitman. continue reading »

Immigrant Smugglers and Immigrants Sentenced After Failed Venture

Immigrant Smugglers and Immigrants Sentenced After Failed Venture

Kelsey James McQueen, 24, of the Bahamas; Juan Carlos Paredes-Rodriguez, 44, of the Dominican Republic; Oneil Black, 32, Andrew Fitzgerald Saint Aubyn Brissett, 45, Sheldon Lewis, 35, and Carolyn Denise Waddles, 36, all of Jamaica, were sentenced to prison in connection with a failed migrant smuggling venture in West Palm Beach in April. continue reading »

15 Sailors Naturalized in the Philippines

15 Sailors Naturalized in the Philippines

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted two naturalization ceremonies for 15 sailors onboard two U.S. Navy ships deployed from Japan. The first ceremony, for five sailors, was conducted at sunset on the deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver on Oct. 13, 2010. The second ceremony, for 10 sailors, was held the next evening in the forecastle of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex. continue reading »

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

While both US Senate Candidates agree that there should be tougher border security, they do not agree on what to do with immigrants who are already in the country illegally. continue reading »