A judge has sentenced a former New York state lawmaker to a year in prison for buying an $8,000 sham marriage to gain citizenship.
A Bosnian native, who has been living in Berlin, Conn. for the last 14 years, said she was recently scammed out of $680 when she went online to seek help to apply for U.S. citizenship.
The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.
Fifty new American immigrants from 35 different nations were officially sworn-in as naturalized U.S. citizens on Monday.
Five U.S. senators are calling for a federal crackdown on what they say are phony colleges handing out student visas to potential criminals and terrorists.