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Immigration News

December 2010 Archives

Organizations Ask Virginia DMV to Accept Immigrant Work Permits for Licenses Again

Organizations Ask Virginia DMV to Accept Immigrant Work Permits for Licenses Again

In Virginia, 67 organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations are urging the state’s DMV to once again accept federal work permits as proof of legal status for those applying for a driver’s licenses. continue reading »

13 Arrested in Puerto Rico For Document Fraud, Identity Theft

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 »

Nebraska County To Use ICE Biometrics Program to Identify, Remove Undocumented Immigrants

Nebraska County To Use ICE Biometrics Program to Identify, Remove Undocumented Immigrants

Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in Sarpy County that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present continue reading »

Organized Crime Leader Receives 30 years for Transporting Drugs,Weapons

Organized Crime Leader Receives 30 years for Transporting Drugs,Weapons

The head of a multi-state cocaine trafficking ring was sentenced last week to 30 years in federal prison for drug and firearms charges, following an investigation conducted by the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDEFT), continue reading »

3 Colombians Sentenced to 23 Months for Undocumented Immigrant Smuggling, Visa Fraud

3 Colombians Sentenced to 23 Months for Undocumented Immigrant Smuggling, Visa Fraud

Three Columbian nationals each were sentenced yesterday to 23 months in federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to smuggle aliens for profit and conspiracy to commit visa fraud in an extensive and sophisticated visa fraud scheme through which they fraudulently procured visas from the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia continue reading »