| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
For the immigrant advocates who for years have been calling on President Obama to curtail deportations, the Secure Communities program symbolized what was wrong with the nation's immigration enforcement strategy.
Designed to identify potentially...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities designed to target potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes.
The board voted 3-0 to...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors are nearing a decision on whether to extend a controversial program with federal immigration authorities that targets potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes.
The program, known as 287(...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:28 PM
When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside.
Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:04 PM
DERBY — An attorney for Dardian Celaj, a convicted rapist with alleged mob ties who skipped out on a sentencing hearing and failed to show up in court for a second unrelated criminal case, said Friday that fear drove his client to elude...