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USCIS Redesigns Employment Authorization Document and Certificate of Citizenship

WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560) with new features to strengthen security and deter fraud. ...

US Army Bars Dual US Citizens from Most Jobs

"Earlier this year, the US Army issued a revised personnel regulation in which the Army announced that dual citizens of the United States and another country are not permitted to enlist in the Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard into jobs that require a security clearance “unless they...

USCIS Redesigns Employment Authorization Document and Certificate of Citizenship to Enhance Security and Combat Fraud - Fact Sheet

State-of-the-art technology will deter counterfeiting, obstruct tampering, and facilitate quick and accurate authentication Introduction U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document...

Security Theater: Khan Khan't Fly (Feel Safer Now?)

"Shah Rukh Khan, India’s Tom Cruise, got detained at an American airport. Again. Mr. Khan was held back by immigration officials for more than two hours without explanation at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, after he arrived with Nita Ambani on her private jet, spokeswoman...

Overseas Forgers' fake IDs Can Fool Even the Experts

"Overseas forgers from as far away as China are shipping fake driver's license and other IDs to the United States that can bypass even the newest electronic digital security systems, according to document security experts and the Secret Service." - USA Today, June 9, 2012 .

Was Your EB-5 Case Just Sunk by the House Intelligence Committee Report on Huawei and ZTE?

"The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee just published a report branding China’s telecom giants Huawei and ZTE as security threats. Here’s why this may signal trouble for your EB-5 case: 1. The Committee’s criticism focused, in part, on the companies’...

Border Security and Migration: A Report from South Texas

"Since 2011, WOLA staff have carried out research in six different zones of the U.S.-Mexican border, meeting with U.S. law enforcement officials, human rights and humanitarian groups, and journalists, as well as with Mexican officials and representatives of civil society and migrant shelters in...

Expert: Objective Border Security Criteria Needed

"Cornell University Law School professor Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law expert, said one possible compromise between the two sides would be an enforcement mechanism based on objective criteria, like a certain number of Border Patrol agents along the border or amount of money spent on security...

Border Surge Proposal Has Many Skeptics

"The Senate appears ready to approve immigration legislation next week providing a $30-billion boost in security along the U.S.-Mexico border, doubling the number of Border Patrol agents, but some experts and border residents like Joyal are skeptical that the buildup would pay off — even those...

Texas Border County, Feds in Feud Over Security Costs

"Lauded last year as a model of cooperation and a means to boost Texas’ robust trade relationship with Mexico, a rail project here in the Rio Grande Valley has hit a snag over the relocation of an X-ray machine. And if Cameron County and U.S. Customs and Border Protection remain at an impasse...

Texas Border County, Feds in Feud Over Security Costs

"Lauded last year as a model of cooperation and a means to boost Texas’ robust trade relationship with Mexico, a rail project here in the Rio Grande Valley has hit a snag over the relocation of an X-ray machine. And if Cameron County and U.S. Customs and Border Protection remain at an impasse...

CRS on Border Security

"Drawing on multiple data sources, the report suggests conclusions about the state of border security. Robust investments at the border were not associated with reduced illegal inflows during the 1980s and 1990s, but a range of evidence suggests a substantial drop in illegal inflows in 2007-2011...

Security Checks Make Immigration to USA Difficult - LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen Yale-Loehr

"Legal experts say that corrupt officials have chosen the United States and Canada as their escape haven because the quality of life is simply better. On Wednesday, Beijing’s anti-graft watchdog released a detailed list of 100 fugitives as a part of its “Sky Net” anti-corruption...

"Paranoid" Pentagon Has "Destroyed" MAVNI Program

Alex Horton, Stars & Stripes, May 18, 2017 - "Earlier this spring, Dr. Kusuma Nio was anticipating two things in May. The trauma surgeon hoped to deploy with his Army Reserve unit to Afghanistan, where his expertise in treating catastrophic injuries would be vital to U.S. and Afghan forces roiled...