US Citizenship and Immigration Services

(The panel featured Vanessa Stine of the nonprofit Notario Fraud Project, Carla Pendino and David Spaulding of USCIS, assistant Philadelphia DA Derek Ricker, and assistant US attorney Dan Velez.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Phila. Panel Says Helping Immigrants Avoid Fraud Is An Uphill Battle

The panel convened to call attention to the issue also reinforced how hard it is to combat this type of crime.

12/04/2013

Rachel Grieb, with mother and father John and Sarah and her two brothers. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

13 Children Become American Citizens At Betsy Ross House Ceremony

They hailed from 13 countries, one for each of the 13 colonies that became a part of the Union this day 237 years ago, as well as the 13 stars on the original flag created by Betsy Ross.

07/04/2013

(Rosemarie Hartmann.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

US Officials Bring Human-Trafficking Fight to Philadelphia

Federal immigration officials are launching a public awareness campaign to combat human trafficking, essentially modern-day slavery.

07/27/2011

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