Immigration Scenario Analysis

March 12, 2019

Morocco arrests 7 for illegal immigration activities

SITUATION Two Moroccans and five sub-Saharan Africans were arrested on Monday in the Moroccan city of Oujda for their suspected links to illegal immigration networks, the Moroccan police said in a statement. The arrest came after a joint and simultaneous operation by the security authorities in different locations in Oujda,...

 

February 4, 2019

Rapper arrested in US for felonies committed while in the UK

SITUATION A rap-artist based in Atlanta named ‘21 Savage’ has been arrested. The U.S. Immigration officials made the arrest. They said that the artist was in the country illegally and was a convicted felon. The real name of 21 Savage is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph and he entered the United...

 

January 31, 2019

US College Scam: Hundreds of Indian students face deportation, jail

SITUATION The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency arrested at least 100 Indian students and eight student recruiters- all of whom are either Indian nationals or Indian Americans- after busting a “pay to stay” visa racket across cities in the US. Homeland Security (HSI) agents created a fake university...

 

January 29, 2019

Customs officers seize HK$11 million worth counterfeit goods in Hong Kong

SITUATION Customs officers arrested three Hong Kong nationals during a raid for running a syndicate that sold counterfeit luxury goods like Gucci, Prada and Louis Vuitton handbags and other accessories. The agents seized approximately HK $11 million (the US $1.4 million) worth of fake luxury goods. Hong Kong Police officer...

 

January 24, 2019

Humanitarian Crisis: Has Italy’s far-right Government gone too far?

  SITUATION At Castelnuovo di Porto migrant Center, more than 500 refugees have been forcibly removed from this second-largest refugee camp in Italy as part of the populist government’s ongoing crackdown on immigration. The majority of the 540 people at Castelnuovo are asylum seekers who will be transferred to other...