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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.

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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.

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Islamic Leader Faces Deportation for Visa Fraud

An Imam in New Haven, Connecticut, is facing deportation after being ordered for removal out of the U.S. for allegedly defrauding a foreign national visa program.

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Qatar Military Official at Army Training Camp in Texas Guilty of Visa Fraud

A Qatar military official pleaded guilty to visa fraud in connection to falsifying documents to secure the visas for his two domestic servants. His wife pleaded guilty to two counts of misprision of a felony for obtaining the labor and services of these two women by force.

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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.