Imperial Valley News
CBP Agriculture Specialists Discover Prohibited Meat Concealed in Baby Formula Containers at Vancouver Preclearance
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists seized prohibited meat products concealed inside baby formula and milk powder containers at the Vancouver Preclearance Facility on November 13.
Bakersfield, California, Police Narcotics Detective Charged with Bribery, Drug Trafficking, Obstruction...
Bakersfield, California - Damacio Diaz, 43, of McFarland, California, a detective with the Bakersfield, California, Police Department (BPD), was arrested Friday, charged with abusing his position of trust as a police detective when he conspired with and assisted a narcotics dealer in the operation of the dealer’s drug organization, announced U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner of the Eastern District of California, Special Agent in Charge Monica M. Miller of the FBI’s Sacramento Division, DEA Special Agent in Charge John J. Martin, Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas McMahon of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Williamson.
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Announces Indictment of Eight Defendants in United States and Mexico on Sex Trafficking and Related Charges
Washington, DC - A 27-count indictment was unsealed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging eight defendants with racketeering and racketeering conspiracy involving predicate acts of sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, sex trafficking of minors, interstate prostitution, alien smuggling, money laundering and related offenses.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the Vice President spoke to his and the President’s commitment to protecting our country from terrorists, while also providing refuge to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. He emphasized that he and the President consider the safety of the American people to be their first priority. But slamming the door in the face of refugees fleeing precisely the type of senseless violence that occurred in Paris last week would be a betrayal of our values.
Washington, DC - We, Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States of America, gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 21 November 2015 for the 3rd ASEAN-U.S. Summit. Today, we elevated our relationship to the ASEAN-U.S. Strategic Partnership to strengthen the role our relationship plays in realising this common vision of a peaceful, prosperous Asia-Pacific region that offers security, opportunity and dignity to all its citizens.
Alexandria, Louisiana - A Salvadoran man illegally present in the United States, who is wanted in his home country for murder, was removed from the United States Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).