| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:12 PM
As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Sometime over the past couple of weeks, officials for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement division revised guidelines for how agents are to conduct themselves in and around courthouses.
The change came on the heels of complaints by the...
| 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 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Yasiel Puig's journey to Los Angeles — and riches with the Dodgers — is a serpentine tale of drug cartels, nighttime escapes and international human smuggling.
Yet in the booming marketplace for Cuban ballplayers, it is far from unique....
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Seventeen people were detained Friday after a panga was spotted off the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, federal authorities said.
A bystander alerted local police after spotting the 25-foot fishing boat about 8:30 a.m. near Lunada Bay, said...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Three men are in custody on suspicion of attempting to smuggle drugs into the country after authorities found their panga-style boat washed ashore Monday in Malibu and loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, authorities said.
The men, whose...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...