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A Refreshingly Stiff Civil Penalty in the Vermont EB-5 Case

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.)

Somali Smuggler Brought at Least 50 Migrants to the TX, CA Borders

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.
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