Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security News: House of Representatives Votes to Authorize the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed by a voice vote the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (H.R. 6198). “The United States faces rising danger from terrorist groups and rogue nation states who could use weapons of mass destruction to harm Americans,” said Secretary Nielsen.  “Although DHS has broad … Continue reading Department of Homeland Security News: House of Representatives Votes to Authorize the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. | NumbersUSA Announces Support for the “Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, NumbersUSA, an organization advocating for immigration policies that protect all Americans, announced its support for the Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act. NumbersUSA’s support follows endorsements for the bill from the National Border Patrol Council and Angel Families. Congressman Biggs and NumbersUSA issued the following statement: “We fully support holding … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | NumbersUSA Announces Support for the “Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act”

Pennsylvania News: McKees Rocks Man, Norman Lee McCullough Pleads Guilty in Marriage Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Norman Lee McCullough, 55, of McKees Rocks, Pa., pleaded guilty to one felony count before Senior United States District Judge Donetta Ambrose. In connection with the guilty plea, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: McKees Rocks Man, Norman Lee McCullough Pleads Guilty in Marriage Fraud Scheme

El Salvador News: El Salvadoran National, FRANCISCO ARENIVAR-CASTILLO Pleads Guilty to Transporting Illegal Aliens

El Salvador – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that FRANCISCO ARENIVAR-CASTILLO, age 37, a citizen of El Salvador, pled guilty yesterday to a one-count bill of information with transporting aliens, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1324(a)(1)(A)(ii). According to the bill of information, on March 8, 2018, ICE agents intercepted FRANCISCO … Continue reading El Salvador News: El Salvadoran National, FRANCISCO ARENIVAR-CASTILLO Pleads Guilty to Transporting Illegal Aliens

PHOENIX | Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents

PHOENIX — U.S. immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they did not understand, according to a complaint filed Thursday. In some of the cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed documents in English … Continue reading PHOENIX | Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents

PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

PHOENIX — U.S. immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they did not understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of the cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed … Continue reading PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint claims ICE coerced immigrant parents

PHOENIX  — Immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn’t understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of those cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed documents in … Continue reading PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint claims ICE coerced immigrant parents

North Carolina News: Fraudsters in Eastern, North Carolina Beware! U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HS) has Identified Raleigh as an Expansion Site to Create a New Document and Benefit Fraud Task Force (DBFTF)

Raising the Number of Task Forces Nationwide to 29 RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announced today that his Office is “proud to partner with Homeland Security Investigations and other top-tier law enforcement agencies to pursue benefit fraud investigations and prosecutions. Immigration fraud is … Continue reading North Carolina News: Fraudsters in Eastern, North Carolina Beware! U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HS) has Identified Raleigh as an Expansion Site to Create a New Document and Benefit Fraud Task Force (DBFTF)