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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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Top U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Articles

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  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • Immigration crisis: 1,000 migrant children headed to Arizona shelter

    At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities to handle what has been described as a...
  • Hundreds of migrant youths held at Texas military base

    Hundreds of migrant youths held at Texas military base
    A boy caught crossing the southern border illegally found himself here Thursday, in a windowless room in a bleak, beige brick base building, listening to a caseworker explain in Spanish that this will be his temporary home until the courts decide his...
  • Local, federal authorities at odds over holding some immigrant inmates

    Local, federal authorities at odds over holding some immigrant inmates
    More than a dozen California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms, saying the practice may expose local sheriffs to liability. In recent weeks,...
  • Crash of suspected smuggling van in Utah: 4 dead, 4 injured, 1 missing

    Crash of suspected smuggling van in Utah: 4 dead, 4 injured, 1 missing
    A van believed to be involved in a human-smuggling operation crashed near the Utah-Colorado border early Friday morning, killing four and injuring four others. Authorities were searching for one passenger who fled. The burgundy-colored 1999 Toyota...
  • Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants

    Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants
    As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...
  • O'Malley takes aim at deportations

    O'Malley takes aim at deportations
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
  • In booming marketplace for Cuban players, Puig's tale far from unique

    In booming marketplace for Cuban players, Puig's tale far from unique
    Yasiel Puig's journey to Los Angeles — and riches with the Dodgers — is a serpentine tale of drug cartels, nighttime escapes and international human smuggling. Yet in the booming marketplace for Cuban ballplayers, it is far from unique....
  • Massaging of critical data undermines our society

    Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...
  • Federal agents search Elgin lawmaker's home, office

    Federal agents search Elgin lawmaker's home, office
    Federal agents executed search warrants Thursday at state Rep. Keith Farnham's home and district office in Elgin, and Department of Homeland Security officials asked state authorities to help secure the lawmaker's office in a building next to the Capitol,...
  • ICE changes guidelines for agents at courthouses but won't say how

    Sometime over the past couple of weeks, officials for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement division revised guidelines for how agents are to conduct themselves in and around courthouses. The change came on the heels of complaints by the...