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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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  • 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...
  • Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says

    Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says
    The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman. U.S. Rep. Henry...
  • Humanitarian crisis at border defies right's platitudes about immigration

    Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • Federal experts to help search for firefighter missing in forest

    Federal experts to help search for firefighter missing in forest
    Experts in finding people in rugged, uncharted terrain from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency were scheduled to arrive in Los Padres National Forest on Thursday to assist in the ongoing search for a missing Arcadia firefighter, officials...
  • Montrose SAR joins search for missing Arcadia firefighter in Los Padres National Forest

    Montrose SAR joins search for missing Arcadia firefighter in Los Padres National Forest
    Four rescuers from Montrose Search and Rescue team have joined the search in Los Padres National Forest for a missing firefighter and his dog, sheriff's officials confirmed on Thursday. Local experts are joining others from the U.S. Immigration and...
  • Child immigrants on Southwest border draw lawmakers' response

    The flood of immigrant children crossing the Southwest border took center stage Thursday on Capitol Hill as a Senate committee moved to provide $100 million to respond to the crisis. In addition, a group of Democratic lawmakers called for measures...
  • O'Malley policy draws criticism from immigrant groups

    O'Malley policy draws criticism from immigrant groups
    A policy that Gov. Martin O'Malley said would limit deportations from Baltimore to cases in which the immigrant poses a threat to public safety is facing criticism from advocates, who say it contains a loophole so large it will inevitably fall short of...
  • Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows

    Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows
    Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent more than six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers about $22,000. A few months ago,...
  • Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border

    Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border
    Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
  • Homeland security chief visits Texas border

    Homeland security chief visits Texas border
    Capping a Friday tour of Texas immigration detention and shelter facilities crowded with young migrants, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and administration officials released new numbers detailing the scope of the influx and announced plans to...
  • Orange County to stop honoring immigration detainer requests

    Orange County to stop honoring immigration detainer requests
    Orange County will halt its practice of holding inmates who have been marked for possible deportation beyond the length of their jail terms, falling in line with Los Angeles and other counties. The county made the decision earlier this month in response...