Tag Archives: Immigration & Customs Enforcement

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:


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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Prosecutorial Discretion: Recent Advocacy Timeline


The squeaky wheel  gets the oil.  That is probably the best way to summarize the recent timeline for the use of Prosecutorial Discretion. 

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