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Coronavirus Pandemic – Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports AG Healey Statement on Today’s Win in Student Visa Case. Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students, One Day After AG Healey Files Lawsuit. Attorney General Maura Healey today issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security has withdrawn a federal rule that…
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ICE FIELDS – Massachusetts AG’s Office Leads Multistate Lawsuit Seeking Nationwide Injunction Against New Visa Rule for International Students

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports Today, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office is leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that threatens to bar hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the District Court in Massachusetts against the Department…
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MIT and Harvard file suit against new ICE regulations

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: MIT reports To the MIT community today from MIT President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, On Monday, in a surprising development, a division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it will not permit international students on F-1 visas to take a full online course load this fall while studying in the United States. As I…
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ICE FIELDS – COVID-19 Disruption Adjusts Enforcements Posture

US Strong news - Washington, DC: ICE reports Statement attributable Immigration and Customs Enforcement To ensure the welfare and safety of the general public as well as officers and agents in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will temporarily adjust its enforcement posture beginning today, March 18, 2020. ICE's highest priorities are to promote life-saving and public safety activities.…
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Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

USCIS reports - WASHINGTON, DC: This week, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country by welcoming almost 7,500 new citizens in nearly 110 naturalization ceremonies between July 1 and July 5. Our naturalization ceremonies will be held in venues across the country, and include several notable ceremonies. Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli will administer the…
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NATION – Understanding The Border Crisis

"As a result of Democrat-supported loopholes in our federal laws, most illegal immigrant families and minors from Central America who arrive unlawfully at the border cannot be detained together or removed together, only released." President Donald J. Trump. Washington, DC: White House release - ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION SURGE: The latest immigration figures show a surge of alien family units and unaccompanied minors from Central America continue…
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ICE arrests 40 in New England during 3-day operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration fugitives

BOSTON, MA: — Deportation officers with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 40 criminal aliens and immigration violators throughout the New England region during a 3-day enforcement action from Sept. 20-22. Some of the cities and towns that ERO deportation officers made arrests in during the operation, were: Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, Hartford, and Waterbury, Connecticut; in Boston, Brighton, Chelsea, Lowell,…
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ICE removes Brazilian national wanted for murder with help of Martha’s Vineyard Police

BOSTON – A Brazilian national wanted for murder in Brazil was returned to his home country July 10 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers with the assistance of the Oak Bluffs Police Department on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Dorviro Rocha-Ribeiro, 47, a citizen and national of Brazil who was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice for murder, was removed from…
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ICE works closely with Massachusetts Sheriff on arrest of criminal alien arrested on rape, assault and battery charges

BOSTON, MA – Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Boston served an arrest warrant for a Brazilian national after his arrest June 22 by the Barnstable County Sheriff’s office on charges of rape, assault and battery and solicitation of a felony. The man had been previously deported from the in 2007 and had since illegally re-entered the country a second time, will…
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Illegal Immigration Crisis – DHS Secretary Nielsen’s Remarks

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered remarks at the White House Press Briefing on the illegal immigration crisis at the southern border: SECRETARY NIELSEN: Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here because I would love to see if I can help explain some of what is going on and give you some of the facts. I know there have…
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President Donald J. Trump is Acting to Enforce the Law, While Keeping Families Together

It’s about keeping families together, while at the same time, being sure that we have a very powerful, very strong border. President Donald J. Trump SECURING THE BORDER, KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER: President Donald J. Trump is using his existing executive authority to address family separation of illegal alien border-crossers. President Trump is committed to protecting our Nation’s borders during a historic influx of illegal alien…
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NATION – ICE executes federal criminal search warrants at Fresh Mark, 146 arrested on immigration violations

SUPPLY CHAIN - Fresh Mark has been supplying American-made bacon, ham, hot dogs and deli meats for nearly 100 years. SALEM, OH - Special agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) late Tuesday executed a criminal search warrant at Fresh Mark in Salem, OH, in addition to federal document search warrants at three other Fresh Mark locations in Northern Ohio. During…
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