Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The Justice Department today released its first annual report following former Attorney General Eric Holder’s pledge in February 2014 to make public information related to law enforcement requests for information from, or records of, members of the news media.
Former U.S. Consulate Official Sentenced to 64 Months in Prison for Receiving Over $3 Million in Bribes in Exchange for Visas
Washington, DC - A former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Michael T. Sestak, 44, was sentenced Friday to 64 months in prison on federal charges in a scheme in which he accepted more than $3 million in bribes to process visas for non-immigrants seeking entry to the United States, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Vincent H. Cohen, Jr. of the District of Columbia and Director Bill A. Miller of the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service.
Washington, DC - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 50 fugitives sought for their roles in known or suspected human rights violations during a nationwide operation this week.
Washington, DC - NASA has selected eight university-led proposals to study innovative, early stage technologies that will address high-priority needs of America's space program.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the President spoke about the work the Administration is doing to enhance trust between communities and law enforcement in the year since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. In May, the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing released their final report setting out concrete proposals to build trust and enhance public safety. And across America local leaders are working to put these ideas into action in their communities.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $16.2 Million in Grants to Improve School Leadership at Lowest-Performing Schools
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $16.2 million to eight grantees to develop and implement or enhance and implement a leadership pipeline that selects, prepares, places, supports and retains school leaders or leadership teams at low-performing schools that need the most help in meeting the academic needs of its students.
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