The accrediting agency that used to rubber-stamp the credentials of the visa mills that bring us tens of thousands of third-rate students from overseas, (most of whom work in the U.S. economy) is at it again.
The vast majority of civil penalties in the immigration business are deportations and other removals of illegal aliens.
But sometimes citizens and green card holders receive civil penalties because of immigration-related violations. (These are all quite different from criminal penalties, as they often the results of plea agreements — and never involve jail time.)
Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently completed a massive multi-state enforcement operation targeting criminal aliens that resulted in the arrests of 364 individuals. Of those, 187 (51 percent) had prior criminal convictions and 97 had been previously removed from the United States.
Takeaways from the latest ICE effort to shut down bridges that connect Muslim-majority nations to the U.S. Southwest border
A recent smuggling case shows not only how accused Somali ISIS attacker like Abdulahi Hasan Sharif might have gotten to California, but also how many dozens of others from the Horn of Africa — motivations unknown — actually did.
The Labor Department has moved in 2018 to banish more than twice as many bad-acting users of foreign farm labor from the H-2A program than in the comparable period the year before, though from a small numerical base.