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A Quest to Memorialize 1948 'Deportee' Plane Crash

"Sixty-five years ago, a plane full of Mexican deportees crashed in the hills near Coalinga. At the time, the disaster grabbed national headlines, and even inspired a song by Woody Guthrie. The song has since been covered by many artists, but the event itself has faded into the mists of Central...

Immigration Court Tech Crash Enters Second Month

"A massive computer crash at the nation’s immigration courts recently entered its second month, leaving many of the courts' systems frozen in time and making it difficult for those in deportation proceedings to get information on their cases. The technology failure is causing filings by...

State Department Visa/Passport Computer Crash Update: July 31, 2014

Information Regarding Ongoing Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) Performance Issues and Steps Taken "The Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) is still performing below its normal operational capacity. However, to give you an idea of the progress we have made, from the start of the operational...