Justice Department to pursue “denaturalization” for immigration fraud

Recently, the Department of Justice issued a press release announcing the creation of a new section committed to prosecuting “Denaturalization cases.” This “Denaturalization Section” has a mandate to identify immigrants and other individuals in the U.S. who have obtained their citizenship illegally, such as through fraud, and strip them of their citizenship. While the DOJ’s…

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Prosecutions for theft of trade secrets on the rise

Last month, federal prosecutors meeting in D.C. warned the American public to expect a “spike” in prosecutions against individuals and companies suspected of stealing intellectual property and selling it to third parties. The announcement dovetails with the government’s increasingly aggressive approach to prosecuting theft of trade secrets and international export regulations, especially when the cases…

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Charges Dismissed in Iran Sanctions Case

Our firm frequently represents people charged in significant federal cases. We have over 20 years of experience defending people charged in these types of cases, some involving international matters. At times, the media will contact us for comments about our clients’ involvement or position on the charges. When it is in the best interest of…

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Our firm gets federal charges dismissed for client accused of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran

Our firm won another federal criminal case last week when federal prosecutors dismissed charges against our client after a trial date was set. Politico reported on the case which involved an Iranian-born American citizen and medical researcher in Kentucky who was charged with violating U.S. sanctions against Iran known as the ITSR (Iranian Transactions and…

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