U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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A local businessman was sentenced to 12 months in prison following a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). On March 17, David John Nava, 63, of La Jolla was sentenced in federal court for his role in …continue reading

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The Mexican leader of a transnational drug trafficking organization arrived here this afternoon after being extradited from Mexico to face federal charges that he conspired to transport cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars from South America to the United States. Angel Humberto Chavez-Gastelum, 47, who was initially arrested by …continue reading

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A San Gabriel Valley man pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for participating in a multimillion-dollar scheme to manufacture and ship counterfeit laptop computer batteries and other electronics from China to the United States, where the bogus batteries were sold to unsuspecting buyers in online marketplaces. As a result …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with 13 of his House colleagues in calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to immediately close the Adelanto, California ICE facility and release all detainees held there. In a letter to DHS Acting Secretary Chad …continue reading

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Due to an order from the Central District of California, and despite requests to transfer detainees to alternative locations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has complied with the mandated reduction to the overall detainee population at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in Adelanto, California, which has resulted in the …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with 29 of his House colleagues in urging the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to end the detention and deportation of Southeast Asian refugees from Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The letter to newly installed ICE Acting Director Tony Pham, which was also endorsed …continue reading

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to lodge immigration detainers on criminal aliens in the custody of non-cooperative local law enforcement. State and local policies prevent these agencies from working with ICE, resulting in the release of hundreds of criminal aliens back into the local community after their arrests …continue reading

Coast Community College District

The Coast Community College District is pleased that federal authorities have announced their intention to undo a policy change by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would have required international students to attend in-person classes in order to remain in the …continue reading

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A black-market arms dealer with a long history of brokering machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank armaments – and who was found guilty last year in a scheme to sell and use surface-to-air missiles – has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. Rami Najm Asad-Ghanem, 53, who was …continue reading