| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, at the urging of immigrant advocates, Tuesday agreed to stop routinely holding people in jail because of citizenship questions.
Bradshaw now joins the Broward Sheriff's Office, Miami-Dade Police Department and a...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The two new tunnels discovered this week along the San Diego-Mexico border mark the sixth and seventh cross-border passages that authorities have located in the last four years. Officials have found more than 80 tunnels from California to Arizona since...
| 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 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Minimalism, the musical version, has always been a numbers game. It began with extended tones, with beats added and subtracted to phrases at will and with simple rhythms played in and out of phase to create complex patterns.
So let's have some numbers...
| Mar 27, 2014
President Obama recently directed Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to examine U.S. immigration enforcement policies to see how the department can "conduct enforcement more humanely within the confines of the law."
The answer to the president's...
| 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...