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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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  • Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants

    Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants
    A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure that drivers are ready for the...
  • Honduran teen rescued from suspected smugglers in Arizona

    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...
  • Ask Amy: First responders respond to emergency query

    Ask Amy: First responders respond to emergency query
    Dear Amy: Now that many residences no longer have home phones with the number listed in a phone book and through 411, how do first responders contact a parent or loved one in case of an emergency? There are six of us in our family. Now that our children...
  • ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist

    ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist
    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...
  • Immigration-rights activist detained in O.C., marked for deportation

    Immigration-rights activist detained in O.C., marked for deportation
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Criticism arises after children are rushed to see immigration judges

    Unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended at the border are being placed first in line to go before U.S. immigration judges under a new federal policy, prompting criticism from attorneys who say some immigrants have been given less than 48 hours to...
  • Expansion of Adelanto immigrant detention center underway

    Expansion of Adelanto immigrant detention center underway
    Southern California's largest immigration detention center is about to get bigger. The sprawling jail complex in this high desert town currently holds up to 1,300 men in federal immigration custody, many of whom spend months waiting for their cases to...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Murrieta protesters turn back Border Patrol detainees

    Murrieta protesters turn back Border Patrol detainees
    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....