visa fraud

First Settlement Reached in Landmark EB-5 Visa Fraud Case

Five companies involved in Vermont’s Jay Peak ski and water park development reached a $225,000 settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday as part of the ongoing EB-5 “golden visa” fraud case against the development’s owner, according to a report by Law 360.

3174926 08/21/2017 US banknotes and visa. From August 23, the US Embassy in Russia suspends non-immigrant visa issue. Ekaterina Chesnokova/Sputnik

Palmer: B1/B2 Visa Is an ‘Open Door’ and ‘Nexus of Terrorism’

One of the most important presidential appointments and Senate confirmations is that of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Lee Francis Cissna. On Tuesday, December 12, he took the podium at the White House press briefing and demonstrated why he is a great pick for that important job.

3175243 08/22/2017 US dollar notes and an American visa. From August 23, the United States will stop issuing non-immigration visas in Russia. Sergey Mamontov/Sputnik Sergey Mamontov / Sputnik

Fake Schools Serve as Visa Mills for Foreign Students

Federal authorities have shut down at least six U.S. schools in recent years over allegations of immigration fraud. The schools often dupe students into believing that they are accredited and collect hefty tuition fees, but provide little if any instructional education.

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