U.S. operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration violators nets 40 arrests in New York state

WVNTR – New York – A Canadian national convicted of felony sexual assault is among the 40 aliens taken into custody last week during a four-day enforcement operation that ended June 21, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, immigration fugitives, and other immigration violators. This operation targeted public […]

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2,000 kids separated from parents under Trump border crackdown

WVNTR – (AOL) – The Trump administration separated nearly 2,000 immigrant children from parents or guardians at the border over the span of six weeks, a Department of Homeland Security official said on Friday. The administration is under intense scrutiny over its current crackdown at the border, which is aimed at prosecuting as many people […]

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Deportation of Pizza Worker

Legal Aid Society lawyer Jennifer Williams, who represents Ecuadorean restaurant worker Pablo Villavicencio, shows the Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal she filed at the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in New York, June 8, 2018. WVNTR – (VOA) – A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked the deportation of a New […]

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U.S. Deports Nigerian who had his US Citizenship Revoked after Sexually Abusing a 7-year-old before He was Naturalized

WVNTR – A Nigerian man was deported Thursday after his U.S. citizenship was revoked in April following his conviction for indecency with a 7-year-old girl, a felony offense which he committed before he was naturalized. Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel Olugbenga Omopariola, 61, to […]

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Immigrants Are Missed After Workplace Immigration Raid

Downtown Morristown, Tennessee is home to restaurants, antique stores, and tea shops. Residents take pride in the historic buildings and unusual second-story sidewalks. (Photo: Marissa Melton / VOA) WVN – (VOA) – Hamblen County, Tennessee, has entered a new era, the one that began after the immigration raid on Thursday, April 5. In the early […]

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