Imperial Valley News Center
Man Who Tied Rope Around Neck of James Meredith Statue on University of Mississippi Campus Indicted on Civil Rights Charges
Oxford, Mississippi - Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Felicia C. Adams of the Northern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Donald Alway of the FBI Jackson Office announced Friday that a man was charged with federal civil rights crimes for engaging in threatening conduct directed at African American students and employees at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
Camden, New Jersey - A New Jersey man was sentenced Friday to twenty four months in prison for providing immigration documents involving sham marriages and attempting to deposit a fraudulent tax return check of more than $100,000. The sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Washington, DC - One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began the largest international emergency response in agency history, the goal is the same: Get to zero new Ebola cases in West Africa. In a digital press kit released today, CDC chronicles progress to date and the work needed to “Get to Zero” cases in West Africa.
Washington, DC - Statement from U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz on Mexico's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets :
Washington, DC - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced it is considering proposals for strong rules aimed at payday loans, vehicle title loans and other financial products. The CFPB said it wants to eliminate debt traps that have harmed millions of consumers.
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made protecting American consumers since he signed Wall Street Reform into law five years ago, including an important new step taken by the independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier this week toward preventing abuses in payday lending.