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Ex-Border Patrol Agents Sentenced to 30 Years for Smuggling

"Two brothers who worked as Border Patrol agents were sentenced to at least 30 years in prison each for smuggling hundreds of immigrants into the United States, crimes that the judge termed a threat to national security. U.S. District Court Judge John Houston sentenced Raul Villarreal on Friday...

Immigration Scammers Sentenced to Prison

"Three defendants who previously pleaded guilty in connection with an immigration services fraud scheme were sentenced in federal court, the Justice Department announced today. The three defendants formerly worked at Immigration Forms and Publications (IFP), a Sedalia, Mo., company that falsely...

Trafficker Sentenced to 10+ Years in Prison; Must Pay $3.8M in Restitution

"Kizzy Kalu of Highlands Ranch, accused of bring nurses to the United States under false pretenses and then collecting much of their pay, was sentenced to serve 130 months in federal prison after being found guilty of visa fraud, human trafficking, mail fraud, and money laundering. Kalu will pay...

Lawyer Sentenced in Visa Scheme

"Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RICHARD KASSEL, an immigration lawyer who conspired to obtain immigration visas for his clients based on fraudulent advanced-degree diplomas and transcripts, was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court...

Ex-ICE attorney Jonathan Love sentenced to prison for falsifying document in immigration case

ICE, Apr 20, 2016 - "A former attorney for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) who used a falsified document in an immigration proceeding, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 30 days in prison, 100 hours of community service, one year of supervised release, and a 10-year ban on...