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A Utah town is still trying to recover five years after a high-profile immigration raid.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Matthew D. LaPlante  |  12-07-2011  |  Immigration

Former Immigration Official Sentenced to Prisonnew

Bedri Kulla, a former immigration services official, tried to woo a 23-year-old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador. And when she ignored his advances, he attempted to have her deported. Now he is going to jail.
INDY Week  |  Rebekah L. Cowell  |  10-01-2010  |  Immigration

What Happens When Undocumented Immigrants Become Crime Victims?new

A former immigration officer blackmailed an undocumented immigrant to have a sex with him. Victims confront a dilemma: Do they report the incidents to police and risk deportation? Or do they continue to be victimized?
INDY Week  |  Rebekah L. Cowell  |  09-24-2010  |  Immigration

Citizen Action: An Army Vet Goes After the Officers Who Held Him at ICEnew

Imagine that you, as an American citizen, were plucked from normal life and taken to a detention facility for illegal immigrants. Now imagine that it took seven-and-a-half months for officials to figure out that—as you'd said all along—you were not only a citizen, but had honorably served in the U.S. Army.
Seattle Weekly  |  Nina Shapiro  |  01-25-2010  |  War

A Developer and His Beautiful Wife Have Dallas Buzzingnew

An influential Dallas developer shows up at city events with his gorgeous Chinese wife, who was a bathhouse "masseuse" when he met her.
Dallas Observer  |  Glenna Whitley  |  10-03-2005  |  Politics

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