| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms, unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Citing a recent federal court ruling in Oregon that the practice infringes on constitutional protections, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced that the city of Los Angeles will no longer honor federal "detainer letter" requests to hold people suspected...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Nearly 300 Central American women and children have been deported from family detention centers that opened in the wake of a recent influx of people illegally crossing the Southwest border.
As of Wednesday evening, 280 women and children had been...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Gov. Rick Perry told National and State Guard troops headed to the border region that they would play a key role in protecting the U.S. against narco-terrorists who are “spreading their tentacles” into Texas and deep into the American...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Immigrant advocacy groups are protesting the expansion of Southern California's largest immigrant detention center, arguing the federal government should instead be directing resources to children seeking asylum.
The sprawling detention complex in the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:39 AM
In no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, the Los Angeles Police Department is joining scores of other cities and counties that have stopped the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in New Mexico, retired Marine Col. Allen Weh says it's time for tougher border security.
As a businessman, Weh stands to benefit from the border crisis. His air charter company, CSI Aviation Inc., is the largest...
| Jun 25, 2014
Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Costa Mesa immigrant-rights activist Luis Bravo was detained by federal immigration agents early Thursday, triggering an outcry from his supporters demanding that he be set free. He was released hours later.
Bravo, a 22-year-old community organizer with...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:56 PM
An Orange County immigration-rights activist who had led protest marches across California was taken into custody and detained this week, and now is potentially facing deportation hearings.
Luis Bravo, 22, was released hours after he was taken into...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:06 PM
A 13-year-old Honduran boy held hostage by two human smugglers in an alleged attempt to extort more money from his family has been rescued from a Phoenix apartment, federal authorities said on Wednesday.
Authorities were alerted to the boy's plight on...