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Friday, July 12, 2024

Former INS official to speak to Villages Tea Party about immigration

Michael Cutler
Michael Cutler

A former official with the Immigration and Naturalization Service will speak to The Villages Tea Party on the topic of immigration Monday evening at Savannah Center.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. No Villages ID is required.
Michael Cutler spent 30 years with the INS.
His career which began in 1971 spanned some 30 years. He began his career as an Immigration Inspector, served as an Adjudications Officer and, in 1975, became a Special Agent.  He rotated through every squad in the Investigations Branch of the INS in New York City. In 1988,he became the first INS agent to be assigned to the Unified Intelligence Division of the DEA and in 1991 was promoted to the position of Senior Special Agent and assigned to the Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement Task Force.  He worked with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies including the DEA, FBI, ATF, U.S. Marshals Service and with law enforcement agencies of other countries including Israel, Canada, Great Britain and Japan.
He has testified before more than a dozen Congressional hearings in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.  He most recently testified before a hearing conducted by the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 20, 2013 on the topic,”Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values.”
For additional information visit thevillagesteaparty.org

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