| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Amid rising concern over a surge of young immigrants crossing the border illegally, flag-waving protesters blocked three busloads of detainees in Riverside County on Tuesday, preventing them from reaching a Border Patrol processing station in Murrieta....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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,...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:45 PM
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,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
President Obama's broken promise of enacting administrative immigration reform by the end of the summer will undoubtedly have dire consequences for countless families in this country.
Contrary to the administration's assertion that they have targeted...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
U.S. immigration officials said Saturday that the man accused of killing two Northern California sheriff's deputies Friday is a convicted drug dealer who was twice deported from the country.
Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, has been booked on charges...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A New Haven immigrant who has been battling federal deportation orders for two years filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Thursday to force a halt of the agency’s “out-of-control” enforcement actions....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:53 PM
A New Haven immigrant who has been battling federal deportation orders for two years filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Thursday to force a halt of what he characterized as the agency's "out-of-control" enforcement actions....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:05 AM
If you want to hear live contemporary classical music in the Chicago area these days, you are far more likely to find it in out-of-the-way clubs and bars than in more sobersided downtown concert halls.
Or, as flutist Claire Chase, the MacArthur Award-...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Montgomery County officials said Tuesday they will no longer honor federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release date unless U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can demonstrate the person is likely to have committed a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Emboldened by recent court rulings, more and more counties and cities across the country are refusing to jail inmates extra days to give federal authorities time to deport them.
In most jails until recently, inmates booked on criminal charges and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A high-frequency trader was indicted Thursday on charges that he manipulated commodities futures prices and illegally profited nearly $1.6 million.
Michael Coscia, 52, was charged with six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of "spoofing," in...