Newport Beach attorney agrees to pay $2.3 million as visa scam case widens

A federal judge ordered a Newport Beach lawyer to pay $2.3 million in restitution and fines stemming from an alleged real estate and visa fraud case on the very day that his business partner got charged with the same crimes, court documents show. Both men are accused of scamming more than 100 Chinese investors out … Read moreNewport Beach attorney agrees to pay $2.3 million as visa scam case widens

EB-5 Visa Demand Slows in Early 2019; Launching Vietnam Forward and Calling Into Question Whether India Retrogression Will Take Effect This Fiscal Year

Last fall, we covered perhaps the most important EB-5 development of the year, DOS’ Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division Charles “Charlie” Oppenheim’s projections for various countries’ EB-5 visa backlog times, based on an October 2018 filing. Of particular note were longer than expected wait times for Mainland China and Vietnam, and a warning … Read moreEB-5 Visa Demand Slows in Early 2019; Launching Vietnam Forward and Calling Into Question Whether India Retrogression Will Take Effect This Fiscal Year

Ford, Mahindra & Mahindra to form joint venture for stronger India play

It is learnt that once a JV is finalised, Ford may decide to cease independent operations in India on the retail, customer-facing front. There is a possibility that Ford merges its India operations into the new venture as jointly developed products and technologies start coming out. However, Ford may still continue to get some imported … Read moreFord, Mahindra & Mahindra to form joint venture for stronger India play

Border Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

published 2019-04-09 19:25:38 by John Binder The United States is encountering a caravan of mostly Central American migrants to the country every week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials note. During a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch told lawmakers illegal immigration levels are currently … Read moreBorder Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

Border Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

The United States is encountering a caravan of mostly Central American migrants to the country every week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials note. During a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch told lawmakers illegal immigration levels are currently so high that the average number … Read moreBorder Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

Wipro’s largest buyback worth $1.7 billion gets approval of Sebi

This time, the shares are expected to be bought back at Rs 320 a piece, a 17% premium to the prevailing share price of Rs 273 on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The price is 33% higher than the 6-month average share price of Rs 240. This would be Wipro’s third buyback. It did a buyback … Read moreWipro’s largest buyback worth $1.7 billion gets approval of Sebi

Justice Department Announces Publication of White Paper on the Cloud Act

The Department announced today the public release of a white paper on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, known as the CLOUD Act. The CLOUD Act was enacted in March 2018 and updates the legal framework for how law enforcement authorities may request electronic evidence needed to protect public safety from service providers … Read moreJustice Department Announces Publication of White Paper on the Cloud Act

Former Lake Charles Police Officer Indicted for Using Excessive Force

Robert Hammac, 44, a former officer of the Lake Charles Police Department, was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Lafayette, Louisiana, for using excessive force against an arrestee, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph of the Western District of … Read moreFormer Lake Charles Police Officer Indicted for Using Excessive Force

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Warren County, North Carolina, Board of Education to Enforce the USERRA Rights of a United States Army Reservist

The Department of Justice announced that it filed a complaint today in federal court against the Warren County, North Carolina, Board of Education (Warren County), to protect rights guaranteed to an Army Reservist, Command Sergeant Major Dwayne Coffer (CSM Coffer), by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). The announcement was … Read moreJustice Department Files Lawsuit Against Warren County, North Carolina, Board of Education to Enforce the USERRA Rights of a United States Army Reservist

Justice Department Continues Enforcement Against Tax Crimes

The deadline for filing federal income tax returns is fast approaching and nationwide tax season is in full force. During this hectic time of year, the Department of Justice’s Tax Division takes a moment to remind the public that year round, tax enforcement efforts are continually underway across the country. The Tax Division in collaboration … Read moreJustice Department Continues Enforcement Against Tax Crimes

Two Nevada Family Members Sentenced to Prison

Two Las Vegas, Nevada, co-conspirators, who filed false tax returns seeking millions of dollars of fraudulent tax refunds, were sentenced to prison today, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada.  Please follow and like us:

Chairman Takano: “This Is A National Crisis”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) released the statement below following several concerning reports of veteran suicides in the past week: “My sincere condolences to the family and friends of the veteran who died by suicide last night outside the Austin VA facility. This is a national crisis … Read moreChairman Takano: “This Is A National Crisis”

Rhode Island Man Indicted for Defrauding Investors and Tax Evasion

A federal grand jury in Rhode Island indicted a Rhode Island man yesterday on multiple counts of wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion after allegedly running decade-long schemes to defraud investors and the United States Treasury, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney … Read moreRhode Island Man Indicted for Defrauding Investors and Tax Evasion

Texas Bidder Pleads Guilty To Rigging Bids at Online Auctions for Surplus Government Equipment

“The Department and its law enforcement partners will not tolerate collusion that corrupts online markets and deprives taxpayers and the federal government of the benefits of competition,” said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. “We will work tirelessly to prosecute online bidders who cheat taxpayers for their own benefit.” … Read moreTexas Bidder Pleads Guilty To Rigging Bids at Online Auctions for Surplus Government Equipment

Michigan Man who Joined ISIS is Charged with Additional Offenses

A 28-year old man who last resided in Dearborn, Michigan and who was previously indicted in July, 2018, with providing and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, was today charged with additional offenses of conspiring to provide material support to ISIS, possessing … Read moreMichigan Man who Joined ISIS is Charged with Additional Offenses

Opening Statement of Attorney General William P. Barr Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Thank you, Chairman Moran, Ranking Member Shaheen, and Members of the Subcommittee. I am pleased to be here today to present to you the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget for the Department of Justice. I am joined here today by the Department’s Chief Financial Officer: Assistant Attorney General for Administration Lee Lofthus. Please follow and … Read moreOpening Statement of Attorney General William P. Barr Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Canada holds doors wide open for Indians

Canada is set to make the Global Talent Stream (GTS) programme, which offers a hassle-free and quick route to work in the country, a permanent scheme. This will benefit aspiring Indians (including those currently based in US), who have a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) background, to make the most of emerging job opportunities. … Read moreCanada holds doors wide open for Indians

More than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

More than 103,000 migrants were turned away from or apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday, an increase of nearly 106 percent over the same period last year. In all, CBP said it apprehended 92,607 people, including 53,077 family units (a 45.3 percent increase over February) and 8,975 … Read moreMore than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

More than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

published 2019-04-09 17:37:15 by Samuel Chamberlain More than 103,000 migrants were turned away from or apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday, an increase of nearly 106 percent over the same period last year. In all, CBP said it apprehended 92,607 people, including 53,077 family units (a 45.3 … Read moreMore than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

More than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

published 2019-04-09 17:37:15 by Samuel Chamberlain More than 103,000 migrants were turned away from or apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday, an increase of nearly 106 percent over the same period last year. In all, CBP said it apprehended 92,607 people, including 53,077 family units (a 45.3 … Read moreMore than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

Trump renominates Diane Gujarati for judgeship

New York, April 9 (IANS) President Donald Trump has re-nominated an Indian American prosecutor Diane Gujarati to be a federal judge. The White House announced on Monday that Trump was again sending her nomination to the Senate for confirmation as a judge of the federal court for Eastern New York that has jurisdiction over parts of … Read moreTrump renominates Diane Gujarati for judgeship