Cuccinelli Announces USCIS’ FY 2019 Accomplishments and Efforts to Implement President Trump’s Goals

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today released preliminary fiscal year 2019 agency statistics, accomplishments and efforts to implement President Trump’s agenda. These preliminary statistics highlight important immigration trends and illustrate the work accomplished by USCIS in FY 2019. The agency will publish final, verified FY 2019 statistics later next month. “FY 2019 has been …

SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 134, in honor of U.S. Navy Hospitalman John E. Kilmer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service during the Korean War. “Hospitalman Kilmer was a hero whose efforts during the Korean War continue to …

NASA’s Role in Studying Earth’s Atmosphere – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

NASA satellite image depicting a swath of air pollution sweeping east across the Korean peninsula to Japan. Credit: NASA Studying Earth’s atmospheric composition is a key focus area for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and Earth Science Division. NASA’s Atmospheric Composition focus area conducts research on Earth’s atmosphere, including its chemical and physical properties, Earth’s energy …

The Atmosphere: Tracking the Ongoing Recovery of Earth’s Ozone Hole – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Part Three As discussed earlier in this feature series (see Parts One and Two), Earth’s atmosphere is largely able to cleanse itself of pollutants, but there are a few things that humans have produced that are much more long-lived when emitted into the atmosphere, degrading its quality and creating harmful environmental effects. One such family …

ICE Homeland Security Investigations agents perform life-saving measures to man overdosing on fentanyl-laced pills

SEATTLE – The swift actions of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents likely saved the life of a man arrested during a drug operation conducted by HSI’s High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (HHTF), Sept. 30. Since February, the HSI task force has been conducting an investigation of a …

South Korean national and hundreds of others charged worldwide in the takedown of the largest darknet child pornography website funded by bitcoin

WASHINGTON – Jong Woo Son, 23, a South Korean national, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for his operation of Welcome To Video, the largest child sexual exploitation market by volume of content. The nine-count indictment was unsealed today along with a parallel civil forfeiture action. Son has also …