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Los Angeles Immigrants arrested for transporting others to Washington and Oregon

By |June 24th, 2009|Immigration Enforcement|

An immigrant couple from Los Angeles was arrested by ICE agents in Oregon last week for transporting newly-arrived undocumented workers through California to the northwest. The couple, who drove a mini-van, was arrested along with the group of illegal immigrants they were transporting. While the couple had run a thriving transport business for arriving aliens, [...]

US Immigration to build facility near Los Angeles

By |May 24th, 2009|Immigration Enforcement|

United States immigration officials have begun the process of building a 2,200 bed immigration detention center within 120 miles of Los Angeles. Immigration and Customs enforcement can currently house 32,000 immigration detainees across the country, with 1,400 of them staying in a Los Angeles county facility.  US Immigration closed the San Pedro detention facility in [...]

USCIS ordered to review green card denials in Los Angeles

By |April 28th, 2009|Marriage Visa|

A federal district judge ordered USCIS to reopen the cases of 13 immigrants whose conditional green card applications in Los Angeles were denied because of the "widow penalty."  According to DHS rules, the USCIS must deny an application for a conditional green card if the citizen spouse dies before the green card process is complete, [...]