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Lakeland Police: Woman stole identity to pay for $11K plastic surgery
7News - WSVN-TVMarch 26, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (WSVN) — Police said a Florida woman got thousands of dollars worth of plastic surgery by stealing somebody's identity — and she didn't pay a penny of it. On her Instagram page, Nyaira Thomas is all about showing off her brand-new look.more »

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Citizenship
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Police departments say they don't enforce immigration laws. But their manuals say something different
Los Angeles TimesApril 12, 2017

Like many law enforcement agencies across California, police in the desert town of Blythe say officers don't enforce federal immigration policies. But the department's police manual seems to suggest something different, offering officers guidance on ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Papua New Guinea soldiers attack refugees in Australian-run prison camp
World Socialist Web SiteApril 18, 2017

Escalating tensions at the Australian refugee detention centre on Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Manus Island erupted last Friday when armed soldiers fired shots into the camp and assaulted detainees. Videos posted on-line showed terrified asylum seekers ...more »

Deportation
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Detention and Deportation Will Open Foster Care Floodgates
Connecticut Law TribuneMarch 27, 2017

If President Trump follows through on his campaign promise to deport as many as 2 million to 3 million undocumented immigrants, we know that many of those being deported will be parents of children born in the United States. Consequently, child welfare ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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2 Waste Management supervisors sentenced in undocumented worker scheme
Waste DiveApril 4, 2017

Two former Waste Management supervisors were sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for their role in a scheme that used more than 10 stolen identities to hire more than 100 undocumented workers for a subcontractor in Houston, ...more »

End fraud-laden visa program for mostly-Chinese investors
The Hill (blog)April 11, 2017

The other 6,997 invested $500,000 in Targeted Employment Areas. Many other investors from mainland China are waiting for EB-5 visa availability. As of Nov. 1, 2016, there were 22,910 of them on the waiting list for EB-5 visas. This was 93 percent of ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Waiting for green cards, Indian visa-holders see hope in Trump review
ReutersApril 21, 2017

Hariharan, who was previously an executive at Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc, spent 10 years waiting for his green card and started his own company as soon as he got it. Green cards can be a path to naturalization and Hariharan expects to become a U.S ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Immigration arrests may affect crime reporting
KENS 5 TVApril 7, 2017

SAN ANTONIO - When it comes to solving a crime, investigators will tell you they welcome any and all tips. But there's a growing fear that undocumented immigrants may be more reluctant to report a crime or admit to being a witness because they don't ...more »

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