With a new presidential election on the horizon, there is a growing group of candidates vying for the nation’s leading office. One of the main issues of discussion is the problem with illegal aliens, specifically those from Mexico. Some candidates would order deportation of all aliens and others would abolish citizenship rights for children born of illegal aliens. Based on these proposals, it seems that these candidates have little working knowledge of immigration law. AMU professor Gary Minor discusses laws and the Supreme Court rulings that impact citizenship.
By Dena Weiss, professor of criminal justice at American Military University
Organized crime plays a significant role in human trafficking in countries worldwide. Often beginning as a voluntary action, human trafficking quickly turns into the recruitment, transport, and control of an individual. The criminal act not only involves trafficking an individual, but also the demand for exorbitant fees to transport a person and create fraudulent passport documents.