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FBI searches NW Ohio sheriff's office but won't explain why
LIMA, Ohio (AP) - FBI agents have searched a northwest Ohio sheriff's office but aren't disclosing what they were looking at or why. FBI Special Agent Vicki Anderson says agents conducted an investigation in Allen County on Wednesday but she can't yet share details. She says no one was arrested. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation Special agent United States Lima Ohio U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Tucson man gets 30-year prison sentence in child porn case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A 29-year-old Tucson man faces 30 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to four counts of production of child pornography. U.S. District Judge Cindy Jorgenson on Tuesday sentenced Eric James Alvarez in a case stemming from Alvarez's making of videos of himself sexually assaulting a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation Tucson Arizona Arizona U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Department of Justice European Union United States Washington D.C.
Los Angeles airport shooter guilty, faces life sentence
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unemployed motorcycle mechanic who gunned down airport screening officers at Los Angeles International Airport in a 2013 attack that sent passengers running for their lives pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and 10 other charges.
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New leader named for Philadelphia FBI office
The FBI's Philadelphia office has a new chief. The agency said Michael Harpster, an FBI veteran of nearly two decades, has been appointed as special agent in charge of the Philadelphia division.
12 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Federal Bureau of Investigation September 11 attacks Terrorism New Jersey United States New York City Intelligence agency U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
What exactly are 'sanctuary cities' in immigration policy?
There's a lot of talk about "sanctuary cities" this election, so we dug into exactly what they are and how they work.
246 points by The Washington Post | Law enforcement agency Police Immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Federal Bureau of Investigation Illegal immigration Illegal immigration to the United States
Why illegal-immigrant criminals are begging to go to Rikers Island
Federal agents trying to deport illegal-immigrant criminals are hitting a new roadblock in New York City — crafty defense lawyers who will put their clients in jail to keep them in the country, The Post has learned. A Legal Aid lawyer took the extreme measure in The Bronx Thursday, when she claimed an Immigration and...
-1 points by New York Post | Prison U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement The Bronx Lawyer Law New York City Queens Crime
These undocumented immigrants thought they could stay. Trump says deport them.
Non-violent undocumented immigrants who were left alone by Obama are being rounded up now.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Illegal immigration Special agent Barack Obama Deportation Gang
As counties move to help immigration officials, Maryland lawmakers weigh policy change
When people are booked at Frederick County's jail, they're handed a form asking a series of questions, such as whether they're on medication or experiencing any pain. It's a standard list used in many jails and booking centers, but with two additions:What country were you born in?What country are...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Police U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Sheriff Maryland counties Maryland Local government Immigration to the United States
Rape at Rockville High gets drawn into immigration debate
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of a national debate on immigration. White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in response to a reporter's question...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | White House Press Secretary High school U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Maryland Immigration to the United States Rape Illegal immigration El Salvador
Hogan: Limiting cooperation with immigration enforcement is 'absurd'
Gov. Larry Hogan said last week that local law enforcement should be doing more, not less, to help enforce federal immigration law.The Republican governor criticized Maryland jurisdictions that have rebuffed requests to aid immigration officials. Hogan vowed to do "everything we can" to kill what...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Congress United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Law Police Criminal justice Federal Bureau of Investigation Immigration
‘Strong correlation’ between Latinos reporting fewer sex crimes and deportation fears ‒ LAPD
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has warned that undocumented victims of sex crimes might not report them to the police, out of fear that deportations are on the rise under the Trump administration. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Police Crime Los Angeles Police Department U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States Immigration United States Department of Homeland Security Bullying
Suspects in Rockville rape case were detained at U.S.-Mexico border in 2016
The two teenagers accused of raping a ninth-grader at Rockville High School last week were among tens of thousands of young people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in 2016. Jose Montano was searching for his uncle; Henry Sanchez Milian, for his dad. Traveling separately, each was apprehended...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Rape Gang Removal proceedings
Inside McHenry jail, immigrants prefer detention to deportation
From a jail cell in McHenry County, Jesus Antonio Cruz-Martinez counseled his 15-year-old stepdaughter over the phone about a boy she likes at school. He penned letters to the family, most recently a handmade Valentine's Day card with his children's names in hearts, which he signed "From your dad...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Immigration to the United States Immigration Prison Penal transportation Deportation Detention U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Youth detention center
DHS chief proposes prosecuting parents of children smuggled into U.S.

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Immigration to the United States Barack Obama United States President of the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Department of Homeland Security Immigration Illegal immigration
Arizona sheriff reverses Joe Arpaio's immigration hold policy
A new Arizona sheriff has dissolved a policy that once helped the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement keep immigrants behind bars.
1 points by Daily News | Joe Arpaio Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Arizona Maricopa County Arizona Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Police United States
Feds: Ariz. jail’s change on immigration holds ‘dangerous’
Sheriff Paul Penzone announced Friday that Maricopa County, Ariz., jails no longer would detain individuals for Immigration and Customs Enfo...       
3679 points by USA Today | Police Arizona U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Joe Arpaio Maricopa County Arizona Federal government of the United States Phoenix Arizona
In immigrant crackdown, a 'fine-tuned' police state
"This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine," said the president of the United States, and I offer as supporting evidence the arrest in Baltimore of the Honduran barber and bicycle repairman Serbando Fernandez Rodriguez. Without the Trump administration's bold directives to increase...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Honduras San Pedro Sula Crime United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States La Ceiba Donald Trump
'Dreamer' in Washington state still faces deportation as attorneys accuse immigration agents of deceipt
A federal magistrate has refused to release from custody a 23-year-old Mexican immigrant whose case has drawn an international audience — first, because he has been accepted in a program that shields “Dreamers” from deportation, and now because his attorneys alleged officials altered documents...
1041 points by Los Angeles Times | Gang U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Crime Mara Salvatrucha Los Angeles Special agent Organized crime Immigration to the United States
Trump team denies considering mobilising National Guard
White House dismisses AP report of draft memo calling for many troops to help crack down on undocumented immigrants.
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Protesters demonstrate outside federal ICE office in Detroit
Demonstrators rallied in Detroit against the targeting of immigrants by federal government        
2 points by Detroit Free Press | Immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Donald Trump Illegal immigration Ivana Trump Fred Trump Protest
Miami-Dade commission votes to end county's 'sanctuary' status
The county, which is majority foreign-born, will fully comply with federal immigration officials.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Local government Immigration to the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal government of the United States Illegal immigration to the United States Unincorporated area
'A Day Without Immigrants' movement spurs march, business closures in Baltimore
Hundreds gathered to parade and demonstrate Thursday in Patterson Park, while elsewhere in Baltimore notable restaurants ceased serving, businesses in Hispanic neighborhoods were closed and children of immigrant families stayed home from school. The moves were part of an effort in cities across...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Immigration to the United States Immigration Spain Illegal immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Johns Hopkins University Donald Trump Refugee
Fearing deportation, undocumented mother seeks refuge in Denver church
Jeanette Vizguerra knew she had an appointment with immigration officers, as she had many times in the past. But this time, she didn’t show up. She’d heard about the Phoenix woman who was taken into custody days earlier by federal immigration officers. Like her, the woman was in the country illegally....
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Permanent residency Human migration Illegal immigration Spain Misdemeanor
Hundreds in metro Detroit protest on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Rally forms in Clark Park in southwest Detroit as about 100 businesses shut doors in support of immigrants        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States Immigration Mexican American Hispanic and Latino Americans Spain
CTA uses social media to deny rumors of immigration checkpoints: 'You are welcome here'
The CTA has taken to social media to deny rumors that immigration officials have been checking identification at transit stations this week.“There have been NO incidences of ID checkpoints for purposes of verifying immigration status anywhere on CTA,” the CTA said in a statement posted on its Facebook...
154 points by Chicago Tribune | Immigration to the United States Illegal immigration Immigration United States Chicago U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Donald Trump Illinois
Phoenix council denies sanctuary city request
The city will look to take other steps in response to President Trump's executive order.       
66 points by USA Today | Police Phoenix Arizona City Constable Councillor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement City council Municipality
Immigration agents detain domestic-abuse victim in court
Six federal immigration agents went to the El Paso County Courthouse last week and arrested an undocumented woman who had just received a pr...       
681 points by USA Today | Child abuse Abuse Psychological abuse Intimidation Physical abuse U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Domestic violence Violence
Immigrants rally against Trump crackdown: 'We're not going anywhere'
People held up signs that read "Stop Separating Families" and "Humans are not illegal"        
355 points by Detroit Free Press | Immigration Immigration to the United States Illegal immigration Barack Obama U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Human migration Spain Illegal immigration to the United States
Scammers using ICE raids to rob immigrants
The surge of raids by US immigration agents has given birth to a new breed of con artist: immigration scammers. People posing as law enforcement have reportedly been demanding money from immigrants, claiming failure to do so will result in deportation. Read Full Article at RT.com
149 points by Russia Today | Notary public Lawyer U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Confidence trick Fraud Immigration European Union Deception
What happens during a deportation raid in the US?
Activists and undocumented people describe the chaos and terror of predawn deportation raids taking place across the US.
1457 points by Al Jazeera English | Mexican American Donald Trump Mexico United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Los Angeles Deportation California
Chicago chefs band together to make soups to benefit immigrant groups
Since President Donald Trump signed restrictive executive orders on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries a few short weeks ago, many Americans have expressed their dismay, frustration and anger through a series of protests and demonstrations. Likewise, area restaurants have picked up...
853 points by Chicago Tribune | Immigration Refugee Immigration to the United States Spain Human rights Population U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement France
Federal immigration agents arrest a DACA-eligible 'Dreamer' near Seattle, lawsuit says
Immigration agents have detained and threatened to deport a 23-year-old immigrant in Washington state who came to the U.S. illegally as a 7-year-old and later received protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a new lawsuit says. Daniel Ramirez Medina  was arrested at...
4353 points by Chicago Tribune | Immigration to the United States Immigration Gang Illegal immigration Criminal law U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Donald Trump
Scammers threaten to deport Hispanic man
A team of scammers dressed as U.S. ICE agents stopped and threatened to deport a Hispanic man in Queens if he did not pay them.
594 points by Daily News | United States Councillor European Union U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement City council Immigration Money Monday
Law allows Trump to strip visas from countries who won't take back deported citizens
Even if President Trump can't convince the courts to approve his extreme vetting executive order, he may have another tool at his disposal that would allow him to strip visas from some of the seven countries he's trying to target, crackdown supporters say. A federal law says the government can ...
9730 points by The Washington Times | United States Department of Homeland Security United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Federal government of the United States Homeland security Immigration to the United States President of the United States Immigration
Daniel Ramirez, illegal immigrant Dreamer, arrest sparks protests
Immigration officials said Tuesday they are detaining an illegal immigrant Dreamer because of his gang ties, sparking a new round of protests from immigrant-rights groups who said President Trump is breaking his own promises by trying to deport the young man. Daniel Ramirez, who was picked up by ICE agents ...
1132 points by The Washington Times | Immigration Illegal immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Gang Donald Trump Barack Obama Snakehead
Activists protest immigration arrest in Philly

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Arrest United States Department of Homeland Security Crime Human rights Bullying Abuse Defamation
Advocate: ICE arrests 'terrorizing' for immigrant families
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested four undocumented immigrants from Mexico in Mount Oliver and Beechview this month in what advocates say may be local examples of targeted crackdowns under the Trump administration.
391 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Immigration to the United States Public relations Education Spokesman Pittsburgh Public Schools Pittsburgh
48 arrested in Chicago area in last week's immigration raid
Federal authorities arrested 48 unauthorized immigrants across the Chicago area last week in a series of immigration enforcement raids, officials said. Of those arrested, 45 were convicted criminals and 20 were previously deported, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official said. Chicago's...
1930 points by Chicago Tribune | Crime Criminal law U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chicago metropolitan area Criminology Immigration Immigration to the United States Conviction
Immigration advocates in Baltimore area fear increased enforcement
Advocates for immigrants say they are tracking reports of federal agents stopping and detaining undocumented people in the Baltimore area, as fear runs high amid an enforcement crackdown elsewhere in the country. Even as the courts have halted President Donald J. Trump's order to block visitors...
291 points by Baltimore Sun | Illegal immigration Immigration to the United States Immigration Police Alien U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration law Baltimore County Maryland
Federal government denies it has broadened scope of its immigration raids
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security pushed back Monday against claims that it had broadened the scope of its immigration enforcement raids, saying that about three-quarters of the 680 immigrants arrested by federal agents last week had criminal convictions.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Crime Criminal law U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Immigration to the United States Arrest United States Special agent
680 immigrants arrested in weeklong roundup
The raids have left immigrant communities worried about stepped-up enforcement efforts, and the White House is taking credit for arrests.
29 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Barack Obama United States United States Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bill Clinton Crime President of the United States Democratic Party
NYC immigrant communities shaken after federal raids
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement called the raids “routine, daily, targeted operations.”
7000 points by Daily News | Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement New York City Barack Obama Illegal immigration to the United States Queens
Demonstrators at Baltimore's Patterson Park march in defense of immigrants
Crowds that stretched more than a city block marched from the Highlandtown library and wrapped around Patterson Park Sunday afternoon shouting "no hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here." Organizers said they called the rally to protest recent arrests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Police Immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Crime Immigration to the United States Constable Illegal immigration Sheriff
What to do if immigration officials show up at your door
How do residents respond if an ICE officer comes knocking on their door? Here are five steps in case this happens to you.
5607 points by Daily News | Immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement New York City Immigration to the United States Toronto Illegal immigration to the United States Staten Island Arrest
Immigrants wait in fear after raids; Trump takes credit
Pastor Fred Morris looked out over his congregation Sunday as news ricocheted around the world that American authorities were rounding up immigrants in an enforcement surge that President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail.Parishioners did not smile as on any other Sunday morning. They stared down at their feet. Others didn't attend at all.
1 points by Boston Herald | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Barack Obama Immigration to the United States Immigration Special agent Spain Gang Donald Trump
Immigrant community on high alert, fearing Trump's 'deportation force'
Fear and panic have gripped America’s immigrant community as reports circulate that federal agents have become newly aggressive under President Donald Trump, who campaigned for office with a vow to create a “deportation force.”
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Immigration to the United States Illegal immigration Barack Obama Crime Human migration Illegal immigration to the United States
Immigrant community on high alert as federal agents conduct enforcement raids in 6 states
Fear and panic have gripped America’s immigrant community as reports circulate that federal agents have become newly aggressive under President Donald Trump, who campaigned for office with a vow to create a “deportation force.”
58 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration Barack Obama George W. Bush Donald Trump Human migration
Raids across the U.S. leave immigrant communities, activists on high alert
Recent raids by U.S. immigration officials nabbed hundreds of individuals believed to be in the country illegally, spreading alarm among immigrant rights groups as they scrambled to gather information and warn people in communities nationwide.  Officials with the Department of Homeland Security...
4494 points by Los Angeles Times | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Immigration Crime Federal Bureau of Investigation Police Immigration to the United States Criminal law
What to do if immigration officers come knocking at your door
The American Civil Liberties Union advises not opening your door unless the agents can show a warrant signed by a judge.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Immigration U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States Civil liberties European Union Passport American Civil Liberties Union Spain
John Kelly says he doesn’t ‘have a clue’ what a sanctuary city is
Kelly said it would be difficult to justify immigration enforcement grants to cities that refuse to cooperate.
555 points by Daily News | United States Police United States Congress U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Law of the United States Law United States Department of Homeland Security Constable