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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...
  • Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings

    Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings
    Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, at the urging of immigrant advocates, Tuesday agreed to stop routinely holding people in jail because of citizenship questions. Bradshaw now joins the Broward Sheriff's Office, Miami-Dade Police Department and a...
  • Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say

    Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say
    A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said. The official, who was not...
  • Train travel connects the destination dots in Europe

    My wife, Laurel, and I had laid out an idiosyncratic European itinerary for our trip last fall: to London for theater, to Paris to scout Ernest Hemingway's long-ago haunts, to Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the Zeppelin Museum, and finally to Hamburg to...
  • Honduran man accused in Louisiana killing had recently crossed border

    A Honduran man accused of killing his girlfriend in Louisiana and fleeing to Texas with three of their five children had recently crossed into the U.S. illegally but was released by border authorities on a promise to reappear in immigration court,...
  • Gaylord Palms: 2014's ICE will have 'Nutcracker' theme

    Gaylord Palms: 2014's ICE will have 'Nutcracker' theme
    Gaylord Palms' holiday ICE attraction will have a "Nutcracker" theme in 2014. The Kissimmee hotel's annual ice-sculpture event will feature scenes inspired by the ballet, known for the sugar plum fairy and the mouse king.  ICE will also have four ice...
  • Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison

    Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison
    A 31-year-old man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a hollowed-out surfboard containing nearly seven pounds of cocaine was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. Jesse Edgardo Herrera, of Pomona, pleaded guilty in May to...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

    LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    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...
  • L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees

    L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees
    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...
  • Southern California's largest immigrant detention center to expand

     Southern California's largest immigrant detention center to expand
    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...
  • LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend

    LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend
    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...