U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Police: 9 busted in Freehold cocaine distribution ring

CrimeMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, December 16 2017 7:28 AM EST2017-12-16 12:28:09 GMT<p>Police say nine people were busted in a Freehold cocaine distribution …

New Jersey

Trump Takes Moment in Speech to Stare Down Violent Gang: ‘To Any Member of MS-13 Listening…’

President Donald Trump spoke Friday at the FBI National Academy Graduation Ceremony in Quantico, Virginia, making sure to reiterate an …

Conservative View

Queens Employee Defrauded NYC Company Out Of $2.2M, Charges Say

The man allegedly bought hundreds of electronics for himself on his employer's dime and altered financial records to hide it.<p>LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS …

New York City

Indiana residents oppose potential ICE detention center

Hundreds of people gathered at a recent public meeting in opposition to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility proposed in northern …

Business

Illegal Immigration Levels Took a Surprising Turn in November

Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border is back to Obama-era levels.<p>According to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol data released Friday, 39,006 …

Immigration

New NYPD unit probing high-profile sex abuse cases

A new unit will investigate the high-profile claims of sex abuse victims now coming forward, years after the attacks, the NYPD said Friday.

Justice

Howell police investigate possible child luring attempt

CrimeMore>><p>Suspect who tried to torch police station sought<p>Posted:Friday, December 15 2017 5:56 AM EST2017-12-15 10:56:27 GMT<p>Authorities are seeking …

Crime

City Unveils New Municipal ID Card, Full Launch Delayed Until March

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> The city has unveiled its new “CityKey” municipal identification card, designed to help undocumented immigrants, but the official …

Immigration

ICE Will Not Silence Me

Having been targeted by the agency and thrown in its jails, the world must know my story.<p>If there’s one thing immigration authorities have proven this year, it’s that no space is off-limits for them to terrorize immigrants. At courthouses, in a hospital, while dropping off your daughter at …

Immigration

Morning Spin: Kennedy leads Democratic governor fundraisers, except for Pritzker

<i>Welcome</i> <i>to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here.</i><p><b>Topspin</b><p>There are more than just holiday cards in the mail as candidates for next year’s elections have begun putting out requests for …

Chicago

Chicago's municipal ID card will be called 'CityKey' and cost $10

The municipal identification card Chicago is creating to help bring undocumented immigrants “out of the shadows” will be called “CityKey” with free …

Chicago

Portland veteran who faced deportation released

TACOMA, Wash. – An Iraq War veteran who was held at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Tacoma for eight months has been …

Portland, OR

Watchdog report finds moldy food, mistreatment in immigrant detention centers

The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security has criticized several immigration detention facilities for having spoiled and moldy food and inadequate medical care, and for inappropriate treatment of detainees, such as locking down a detainee for sharing coffee and interfering with …

Immigration

He told them they could become citizens by getting adopted. Now he’s going to jail

Helaman Hansen, a charismatic Elk Grove businessman who defrauded 471 undocumented immigrants out of their savings by promising them they could be …

Immigration

Homeland Security: Our Immigrant Jails Are Inhumane but We Will Do Almost Nothing to Fix Them

The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday confirmed what activists and government watchdogs have long been insisting to anyone who would pay …

Immigration

Kirstjen Nielsen, new DHS chief, says agents cause ‘fear’ in illegals

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen said this week that federal immigration officers can strike fear in local immigrant communities, in …

Immigration

Undocumented immigrant mother, four children claim sanctuary in North Philly church

An undocumented immigrant mother has fled into the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia with her four children, declaring sanctuary in an …

Immigration

ICE nabs 101 criminal aliens during 5-day sting in New Jersey

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Tuesday the arrests of 101 illegal immigrants as part of a five-day operation last week in New Jersey.<p>Of those arrested, 88 percent were convicted criminals and 80 percent had prior felony convictions.<p>The sting, spearheaded by ICE …

Immigration

ICE wants him out. Durham church risks breaking the law to keep his family together

Immigration officials expected Samuel Oliver-Bruno to return to Mexico, his country of origin, on Sunday.<p>Instead, Oliver-Bruno packed his bags, left …

Immigration

In Two Oregon Towns, Local Jails Aid ICE Despite State's Sanctuary Law

Oregon has a long history of protecting immigrants. But for years, two local jails in the state have regularly housed detainees for U.S. Immigration …

Immigration

Pat DiNizio of NJ band The Smithereens dead at 62

Top StoriesNew Jersey Top StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, December 13 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-12-13 17:32:09 GMT<p>A large-scale search for Liz Palanchi …

New Jersey

NYC immigrants fear raids as city fails to destroy ID card records

Document stash<p>The program had launched with the aim of helping those it might now ensnare.<p>People like Bianey Garcia, a 27-year-old transgender woman originally from Mexico who struggled to get a formal ID, and who could use New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s parallel identity card system to get a …

Immigration

$70K And Child Pornography Found During Amtrak Station Arrest

Fong Lee and Ying Moua had $70,000 in cash and thousands of images of child pornography when they were stopped by federal agents Dec. 5.<p>PORTLAND, OR …

Crime

ICE agents arrest 101 criminal immigration violators

CrimeMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, December 12 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-12-12 22:21:28 GMT<p>U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have arrested 101 …

Crime

NYCLU sues over Suffolk County resident's ICE detainment

The New York Civil Liberties Union is suing the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department for detaining a disorderly conduct suspect for ICE.

Immigration

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote Texas facility have asked the U.S. government to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed.<p>Emilio Gutierrez Soto fled to the United States a decade ago after articles he wrote …

Immigration

Civil rights group sues government over raids on immigrant homes

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is suing the federal government, accusing it of unconstitutionally raiding the homes of immigrant families.<p>In …

Immigration

Trump's approach to terrorism and immigration is backfiring

President Trump and his administration have little to say beyond offering “thoughts and prayers” when white killers strike — even when they are …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Filipino immigrants fall prey to forced labor in New York

NEW YORK - U.S. authorities have accused two men in New York of recruiting immigrants from the Philippines to work for little or no pay at an …

Philippines

ICE: Hotel power, water outages caused deportation flight to turn back

Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its …

Immigration