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Old 09-07-2017, 3:11pm   #30
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Now that everyone has offered their opinions, please read this quote and link:

As many as half of the approximately 800,000 people who now have work permits under DACA may have lied on their applications to get approved, said Matt O’Brien, an attorney and until last year a manager in the investigative unit of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).

USCIS employees did quick checks of DACA applications, he said, rather than thorough reviews, "in order to get the DACAs all racked and stacked quickly."

He and the investigators working under him, called adjudicators, often found evidence that someone had lied about his DACA qualifications, but the office of the chief counsel at USCIS, he said, almost always dismissed the adjudicator's recommendation to deny the application.

"I would say 98 percent of the time, they defaulted to approving them," he said.

it often happened that someone applying for DACA would have several adult children, making it virtually impossible for the person to have been 30 or under in 2012.

In other cases, he said, it appeared that documents were forged, or that non-existent schools were listed.

But these people were almost always approved anyway, said O'Brien, because of the attitude of managers in the field and the chief counsel's office.

"USCIS never verified anything people put on their DACA applications," she said, pointing to the case of Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez, an illegal immigrant with gang affiliations who was granted DACA status and went on to murder four people in Charlotte, North Carolina. USCIS admitted in this case that it hadn't done any checks on the information Rangel-Hernandez had provided on his DACA application, but simply accepted the information on its face.

The approval rate for DACA in the two most recent quarters of fiscal year 2017 was approximately 97 percent, with only 3 percent of applications denied.

Relationship to USCIS is in this link, along with the complete story:

Fmr. USCIS Investigator: There's a 'Huge' Amount of Fraud in DACA | LifeZette
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