Tag Archives: ICE

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions NOW!

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions, following last week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”).

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Deferred Action has its detractors

The new Deferred Action policy directive from the Obama Administration certainly has opposition. 

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San Diego-area bakery Sentenced for Employing Illegal Workers

 

U.S. District Judge Thomas J. Whelan has ordered The French Gourmet, Inc. to forfeit $109,200 in illicit proceeds gained from the illegal hiring practices and pay $277,375 for its felony conviction of employing more than 10 illegal alien workers in a 12-month period.

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Top Ten Immigration Wish List for 2012

 

Here is my Top Ten Immigration Wish List for 2012:

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ICE Updates List of SEVP Approved Schools (Updated December 16, 2011)

 

Please click here for a list of SEVP Approved Schools as of December 16, 2011:

SEVP SCHOOLS

Ever wonder about those Inheritance Scam Emails?

 

A Blaine, Wash., man convicted on federal wire fraud and tax charges for his role in a “Nigerian inheritance” fraud scheme was sentenced Friday to five years in prison following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI).

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Secure Communities Program Also Snares U.S. Citizens

 

Bugs n the Secure Communities computer system have caused Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain U.S. citizens.

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ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation Proceedings

 

Statistics show that fewer criminals are ending up in deportation proceedings.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has targeted fewer criminals, a stark contrast to the claims made by the Administration.

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Prosecutorial Discretion: Why the Need for a Training Program?

 

One might ask the question, why do we need a training program when the Director of Ice himself came out with clear guidelines on Prosecutorial Discretion in June?  The answer to this question really goes to the culture at ICE.

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Quoted In Online Wall Street Journal about Prosecutorial Discretion

 

I had the privilege of being quoted by Miriam Jordan of the Wall Street Journal on November 18, 2011, in the online version about Prosecutorial Discretion.

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