President Donald J. Trump Approves North Dakota Disaster Declaration

Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of North Dakota and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from March 21 to April 28, 2019.

Cuccinelli Named Acting Director of USCIS

Washington, DC - Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan today announced that Kenneth T. (Ken) Cuccinelli will serve as the new acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), effective June 10, 2019.

Family Arrested and Charged with Conspiring to Force Victim to Labor in Their Home for Years

Arlington, Virginia - An indictment was unsealed Friday in federal court following the arrests of Zahida Aman, 77, Mohammed Naumann Chaudhri, 51, and Mohammed Rehan Chaudhri, 45, all of Midlothian, Virginia. The indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy, forced labor, and document servitude.

Sales Executive of American Furniture Company Pleads Guilty to Procurement Fraud

Washington, DC - The vice president of sales for an American furniture manufacturer pleaded guilty Monday for obtaining his competitors’ confidential bid proposals in an effort to win a State Department contract to provide furniture to a U.S. embassy abroad.

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with McKinley County, New Mexico, to Ensure Accessible Voting

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice Thursday reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with McKinley County, New Mexico, to ensure that the County’s polling places are accessible to individuals with mobility and vision impairments.  The County is home to the Zuni Pueblo and parts of the Navajo Nation, and more than two dozen of the County’s polling places are located on Indian reservations.