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  • ICE names a public advocate: Is it PR or real reform?

     
    Federal immigration officials are taking another step toward fulfilling a pledge to overhaul the nation's troubled detention system. On Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that Andrew Lorenzen-Strait will serve as the agency's first...
  • Md. Stadium Authority approves street modifications for IRL race

    Md. Stadium Authority approves street modifications for IRL race
    The Maryland Stadium Authority on Thursday approved minor Russell Street modifications near Oriole Park at Camden Yards to clear the way for a deal under which downtown Baltimore would host an Indy Racing League event in 2011. The modifications are...
  • Cartels smuggle U.S. drug money back to Mexico in cash, study finds

    Cartels smuggle U.S. drug money back to Mexico in cash, study finds
    More than half of the "breathtaking" sums of money earned by Mexican drug cartels in the U.S. and smuggled into this country dissolves into Mexico's cash-based economy, eluding detection and funding vast criminal operations, according to a new U.S.-...
  • The Morning Read: Is this the future?

     
    Some newspapers have a vision of changing the world and making it a better place. But it seems the Cablevision vision is Cablevision. Jim Dolan, who apparently couldn't find the time to talk to Newsday, is quoted in today's......
  • When in the Course of human events...

     
    by Jim Tankersley France celebrates its independence day on the anniversary of a citizen uprising at a prison; Canada's comes on the anniversary of a legislative act recognizing its self-governance. In the United States, we celebrate a "Dear John"......
  • Alternative housing to be used to hold some immigrant detainees

     
    Nonviolent immigrant detainees could be housed in converted hotels, residential facilities or placed on electronic ankle bracelets for monitoring as part of a series of reforms planned for the nation???s detention system, Department of Homeland Security...
  • Federal authorities say local police agencies will continue to enforce immigration laws

     
    Despite continuing criticism about the program, authorities announced Friday that 67 local and state law enforcement agencies across the country would continue enforcing immigration law under special agreements with the federal government but would be...
  • Seizures of cash, weapons increase along border [Updated]

     
    Federal authorities today announced a sharp increase in seizures of bulk cash and weapons along the Southwest border, the apparent result of bolstered efforts to intercept contraband destined for Mexico. More than $40 million in illicit cash was seized...
  • Immigration agents arrest nearly 300 foreigners with criminal records during three-day sweep

     
    Immigration agents arrested more than 286 foreigners with criminal records during a three-day sweep in California, officials announced today. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement head John Morton said the operation was the largest of its kind and...
  • MEXICO: Billions in cash drug profits flow in annually, study finds

     
    Between $19 billion and $29 billion U.S. dollars a year -- a "breathtaking" sum -- is smuggled from the United States back to Mexico by drug smuggling cartels, a new U.S. study finds. Most of the cash goes undetected as it heads south across the border in...
  • Feds crack down on Internet movie pirates, score bust

     
    Adding some swashbuckling to its tough talk on fighting piracy, the federal government Wednesday seized several websites that were offering downloads of pirated movies such as "Toy Story 3" and "Iron Man 2" within hours of their release in theaters.......