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June 7, 2021

Initiatives to Combat Human Smuggling and Trafficking

Attorney General Announces Initiatives to Combat Human Smuggling and Trafficking and to Fight Corruption in Central America (STL.News) U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today announced a series of steps that the Department of Justice is taking to address the threats posed by both corruption and by transnational human smuggling...

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May 28, 2021

Project LEAD Graduates First Two Classes

Project LEAD Graduates First Two Classes In The Municipality Of Loíza Elementary School Jobos and Middle School Jesusa Vizcarrondo Graduate 20 Students SAN JUAN, P.R (STL.News) In December of 2020, the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico began a 20-week school curriculum with students from 5th...

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May 28, 2021

Process for More Efficient Immigration Hearings

DHS and DOJ Announce Dedicated Docket Process for More Efficient Immigration Hearings (STL.News) Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced a new Dedicated Docket process to more expeditiously and fairly make decisions in immigration cases of families who arrive between ports of...

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May 7, 2021

Estill County: George Harrison Convicted of Multiple Crimes

Estill County Man, George Harrison Convicted of Methamphetamine Trafficking and Illegal Firearm Possession LEXINGTON, KY (STL.News) An Estill County man was convicted on Thursday, by a federal jury sitting in Lexington, of four counts of trafficking methamphetamine and a firearm offense. Following a three day trial before United States District...

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May 5, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Recognizes DHS Employees

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf  announced today that four Department of Human Services (DHS) employees were recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Excellence for the creation and operationalization of the Regional Response Health Collaborative (RRHC) program, a statewide program created to provide clinical, operational, and educational support to long-term care facilities preparing for...

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April 29, 2021

DC Mayor: Results of District’s 2021 Point-In-Time Count

Mayor Bowser Announces Results of the District’s 2021 Point-In-Time Count & Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of The Brooks, Ward 3’s Short-Term Family Housing Program Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Human Services (DHS) and non-profit service provider partner Friendship Place, announced the results of the District’s...

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April 14, 2021

Dominguez-Torres Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm

Illegal Alien, Silvano Dominguez-Torres Sentenced to 44 Months in Federal Prison for Possession of a Firearm RALEIGH, N.C (STL.News) The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that today, in federal court, Silvano Dominguez-Torres, age 32, a citizen of Mexico residing in Wake County, North...

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April 12, 2021

Arizona AG Brnovich Sues DHS Over Immigration Decisions

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials for violating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) over destructive immigration policies.  The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to void the decisions to stop...

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March 16, 2021

Joint Statement from the DOJ and Homeland Security

Joint Statement from the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security Assessing the Impact of Foreign Interference During the 2020 U.S. Elections No Evidence Found that a Foreign Government Manipulated Any Election Results WASHINGTON (STL.News) The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the FBI and...

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February 22, 2021

Federal Contractor Agrees to Pay More Than $6 Million

Federal Contractor Agrees to Pay More Than $6 Million to Settle Overbilling Allegations (STL.News) Virginia-based Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-I) has agreed to pay the United States $6.05 million to resolve allegations that a predecessor company, Creative Computing Solutions Inc. (CCSi), violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the U.S....

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February 19, 2021

Federal Information Technology Contractor Agrees to Pay

Federal Information Technology Contractor Agrees to Pay More Than $6 Million to Settle Federal False Claims Act Allegations of Overbilling Baltimore, MD (STL.News) Virginia-based Information Innovators, Inc. (Triple-I) has agreed to pay the United States $6.05 million to resolve allegations that a predecessor company, Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (CCSi), violated...

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January 19, 2021

Wisconsin DHS: COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning Jan. 25 for Adults over 65

Madison, WI (STL.News) Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that adults over the age of 65 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning January 25. Currently, frontline health care workers, residents in long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities), and police and fire personnel are eligible. ...

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