Aug 6th, 2012
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano should be grateful that the last two weeks of news have been dominated by stories of activist attacks on the Chick-fil-A franchise, the Olympics, Mitt Romney’s trip abroad, and a stalled economy. It allowed one of the more outrageous st...
May 6th, 2012
An attorney for a 28-year-old Nigerian man facing deportation will try to persuade immigration officials on Monday to release his client from a Wisconsin detention center following his arrest last week. The lawyer and the man’s American wife contend the arrest was unnecessary. Eugene Peba, who has b...
In Featured 2
Feb 4th, 2012
When he was a baby, Al Okere’s father was gunned down by police officers in Nigeria. When he was a high school student in Pierce County, his mother was deported after losing her asylum plea, but not before spending two years in a federal detention center in Tacoma. Now, Okere – a 21-year-...
In East Africa
Nov 10th, 2010
Nashville apartments and hotels served as hubs for the forced prostitution of underage girls by Somali gangs operating here and in Minnesota, a federal indictment says. Federal prosecutors on Monday indicted 29 suspected gang members in a wide-ranging sex trafficking operation that regularly ferried ...