| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Community activists pledged Monday to continue fighting the construction of an immigrant processing center on the Central Coast, despite a bitterly contested vote in which a local city council advanced the project in the face of fervent public opposition....
| Apr 3, 2014
Re "Who should be deported?," Opinion, March 27
It's most telling that John Sandweg, a former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, excoriates the inhumanity of current ICE deportation policies. His piece should be required reading for all...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- Fourteen men have been charged with operating a child pornography website with 27,000 members and more than 2,000 videos, federal law enforcement officials announced Tuesday.
The investigation, one of the largest online child...
| Mar 25, 2014
Time and again Alicia Guerrero had sought protection from the man accused of shooting her in the neck and fatally wounding her 15-year-old daughter last month in the driveway of their Romeoville home.
A Tribune review of court records captures the...
| Mar 7, 2014
Luciano Sandoval, a 41-year-old farmworker living in the United States without legal status, went to the Kern County Courthouse in Bakersfield last month to pay a traffic ticket. A few days later, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained him as...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:57 PM
About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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,...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...