ICE Agents Set Up Fake University

According to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, eight people were indicted for conspiracy to commit visa fraud for helping enroll students for kickbacks. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested many others who now face deportation. These immigrants entered the U.S. legally on a student visa or employment visa.

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New Legislation for Workplace Immigration Discrimination

President Trump’s hard line on immigration issues has resulted in an increase in reports of immigrants being threatened at work after speaking out against unfair working conditions. Some employers have threatened to call federal immigration agents when an employee complains or reports wage violations. New York State has investigated at least 30 cases over the last three years.

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Philadelphia Welcomes Detained Immigrants

President Trump recently announced in a tweet that he will be sending detained immigrants to sanctuary cities; cities where city government authorities do not assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in detaining immigrants. New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia are among the numerous sanctuary cities in the United States.

Trump expressed frustration at the Democrats for their unwillingness to change immigration laws.

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Financial Aid and Student Loans for Immigrant Students

According to The National Center for Education Statistics, eight percent of U.S. undergraduate students are immigrants. Similar to other determined individuals, they attend school to further their careers and improve their lives. Statistics show that over one million immigrant students are attending universities and colleges in this country. Out of these, not all may be legally permanent residents or naturalized citizens.

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