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Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year

United States Border Patrol Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year (October 1st through September 30th) continue reading »

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

On Fridays, anyone traveling across the U.S.-Mexico border will now see fliers exposing the mug shots of dozens of suspected smugglers as part of a program that aims to get information leading to the arrests of these people continue reading »

19 Year-Old Honduran National Sentenced for Human Trafficking

A Honduran national was sentenced on Friday to 100 months in federal prison for attempting to kidnap illegal aliens. This investigation was conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Man’s Use of Another’s Social Security Number Ruled NOT Impersonation

Man’s Use of Another’s Social Security Number Ruled NOT Impersonation

In Colorado, a man who used a stranger’s Social Security number when applying for a car loan is not guilty of criminal Impersonation. Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Felix Montes-Rodriguez continue reading »

Educating Future U.S. Immigrants Cost Mexico $81 billion

Between the years of 1994 and 2008, Mexico spent $81 billion educating the part of its population that immigrated to the United States, said a BBVA Bancomer report released Monday. continue reading »

Driver’s Licenses in Washington Have New Requirements

Driver’s Licenses in Washington Have New Requirements

In an attempt to reduce the number of fraudulently received driver’s licenses, the state of Washington will tightening requirements. On Monday, the state’s Department of Licensing will require valid proof of Washington residency continue reading »

Immigration Raids and Heartache at the Center of a MO Supreme Court Case

Immigration Raids and Heartache at the Center of a MO Supreme Court Case

The Missouri Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case of a Guatemalan woman who says she never consented to the adoption of her son by a Missouri couple, while incarcerated for violating immigration law. continue reading »

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 »