A former chief of intelligence for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement pleaded guiltytodayto embezzlement charges stemming from a travel voucher fraud and kickback scheme that has cost the government more than $600,000.
In an unusual twist, a federal appellate court this week pressed the Obama administration on whether the government will follow its own highly publicized policy of using discretion when reviewing deportation cases.
A former intelligence specialist with Immigration and Customs Enforcement pleaded guilty last week to embezzling more than $50,000, the second agency employee recently convicted in an unfolding travel voucher kickback scheme that stretches from Arizona to Washington.
In a stinging rebuke of the White House, Washington politicians and federal agencies, a former Obama administration official slams in a law journal the federal government for its inaction on immigration reform and tougher-than-ever enforcement.
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement supervisor is awaiting arraignment after a federal grand jury in El Paso indicted him for allegedly stealing government funds and misusing a diplomatic passport.
A U.S. Army veteran who spent more than seven months in an immigration lock-up, despite his protestations that he was a naturalized American citizen, has received a $400,000 settlement and a written apology from the U.S. government.