Immigration News – Weekly List of Top News Stories – (10-27-17)

List of Top News Stories from the last week related to Immigration:

 

The Atlantic (theatlantic.com), 10/26/17:

The Border-Wall Prototypes Are Up—Now What?

President Trump and his administration are reviewing the eight different prototypes of the proposed Southern (Mexico) Border Wall. The Wall prototypes were built in the San Diego area using different materials and building styles and are being evaluated by CBP. The walls range from 18 to 30 feet high.

 

New Jersey (nj.com), 10/24/17:

Sex, cash bribes for immigration protection lands ex-ICE officer in prison

A former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent was sentenced this week to seven years in federal prison. He was found guilty of accepting sex and $75,000 in bribes to help people in the U.S. illegally to remain here.

 

Justice News (justice.gov), 10/12/17:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Executive Office for Immigration Review

This is a transcript of the remarks made by Attorney General Sessions to the EOIR. This including his statement about immigration lawyers, “We also have dirty immigration lawyers who are encouraging their otherwise unlawfully present clients to make false claims of asylum providing them with the magic words needed to trigger the credible fear process.”