Posts filtered by tags: ICE![x]


 

Arctic thriller’s film crew struggled to find true frozen waste

Colin Farrell and his co-stars in the BBC’s North Water shocked at the loss of wilderness at the north pole from global heatingIt’s a problem that, a century ago, anyone on a ship in the Arctic Circle just didn’t have to worry about: where is all the ice? Yet this was the unexpected stumbling block faced by the film-makers of a forthcoming BBC thriller set in the Arctic in the 1850s.The North Water is an epic five-part adventure about an ill-fated 19th-century whaling expedition into the Arctic....
Tags: Television, Media, Drama, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Bbc, Culture, Britain, Television & radio, Television industry, Ice, Sea Ice, Arctic, Colin Farrell


Greenland: enough ice melted on single day to cover Florida in two inches of water

Data shows ice sheet lost 8.5bn tons of surface mass on TuesdayAll-time record temperature of 19.8C in region on WednesdayGreenland’s vast ice sheet is undergoing a surge in melting, with the amount of ice vanishing in a single day this week enough to cover the whole of Florida in two inches of water, researchers have found.The deluge of melting has reached deep into Greenland’s enormous icy interior, with data from the Danish government showing that the ice sheet lost 8.5bn tons of surface mass...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Climate Change, Environment, World news, US news, Ice, Arctic, Denmark, Greenland


Dubai Is Creating Artificial Rainstorms With Drones

The Middle East, already on the edge of human habitability due to extreme heat, could become unlivable by mid-century due to rising temperatures and falling water tables. In an effort to insulate the region from worsening conditions, the United Arab Emirates has turned to a, uh, unique solution: electrical…Read more...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Environment, Nature, Middle East, Ice, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Rain, Hail, Earth Sciences, Cloud Seeding, Weather Modification, Physical Geography, Particulates, Inflow


Europe Proposes Banning Internal Combustion Cars By 2035

Last week, the European Union proposed banning the sale of all new internal combustion vehicles starting in 2035. With several member nations proposing restrictions in the coming years, EU leadership feels it can accelerate the timeline to force electric vehicles as the de facto mode of transportation. The European Commission has suggested making it illegal to sell […] The post Europe Proposes Banning Internal Combustion Cars By 2035 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Editorials, Europe, Government, Green, News Blog, Bans, Electric vehicles, EU, European Commission, European Union, EVs, France, Germany, ICE, Internal Combustion, Internal Combustion Ban


This Bendable Ice Is Freaking Us Out

New research from China shows that thin, carefully crafted strands of ice can take on surprisingly elastic properties.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cold, China, Environment, Ice, Thermodynamics, Earth Sciences, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Glaciology, Water Vapor, Limnology, Physical Geography, Technology Internet, Brittleness, Limin Tong


Biden administration tells ICE to avoid arresting pregnant or nursing women

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration told ICE to avoid arresting individuals who are pregnant, postpartum or nursing. In a memo obtained by The Hill, ICE's acting director told officers to get permission from higher-ups if they need to arrest a person who is pregnant, postpartum or nursing. This is the latest memo from the Biden administration that has put limits on ICE. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration has ...
Tags: Politics, News, Immigration, Trends, Joe Biden, Ice, Biden, Hill ICE, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE, Kelly McLaughlin, Evan Vucci File The Biden, Tae Johnson, Speed desk


Over 50 House Republicans call on Biden to replace Harris in leading immigration efforts at US-Mexico border

Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks about distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at the White House on May 17, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Over 50 Republicans have called on Biden to replace Vice President Harris in immigration efforts at the border. "Harris has not yet shown adequate interest in observing this crisis first-hand," the group said. The administration has emphasized that Harris is not a "czar" in charge of managing the border. Sign up for the 10 Things...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ice, Wisconsin, Migrants


With a backlog of over 1.3 million cases, the 500 immigration judges in the US feel overburdened and pressured to deport

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) special agent preparing to arrest alleged immigration violators at Fresh Mark in Salem, Ohio, June 19, 2018. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Immigration lawyers are overburdened as they deal with 1.3 million backlogged cases. Many are fighting for the ability to rule independently without political pressure, NBC News. Former AG Bill Barr worked to decertify the union that protected them. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, Congress, Immigration, Nbc News, US, Trends, House, Ice, CBP, Lawyers, Customs, Border Protection, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hill, Customs Enforcement


"Mr. O’Conor did not know how long he would keep jumping, or even particularly why he kept jumping, morning after morning."

"But there was something about the whole endeavor that appealed to his big, obsessive personality and his appreciation for routines.... During the winter, there were days he could not really jump at all: When Lake Michigan was covered with snow and ice, he had to break through with a shovel to find a place to carefully drop into the lake, then climb out again. A woman interrupted him at the water’s edge once, concerned about his mental health. 'Are you trying to kill yourself?' she asked. 'No, I...
Tags: Law, Journalism, Water, Chicago, New York Times, Ice, Don, Lake Michigan, Ann Althouse, O'Conor


ICE knows older Americans are targets for scams that have them smuggle drugs to other countries but is failing to inform and protect them, report finds

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents taking a suspect into custody as part of a nationwide immigration sweep in Chula Vista, California, in 2012. Gregory Bull/AP Photo The New York Times reported on an ICE program meant to combat international drug trafficking. In the program, ICE tips off countries about people suspected of smuggling, The Times reported. Some of those people, however, are thought to be older Americans tricked into acting as mules. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Drugs, Immigration, US, Trends, Spain, United States, New York Times, Ice, The Times, New Zealand, Times, Abc News, Brown


ICE knows older Americans are targets for scams that have them smuggle drugs to other countries, but they're failing to inform and protect them

In this March 30, 2012 photo, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents take a suspect into custody as part of a nationwide immigration sweep in Chula Vista, California. Gregory Bull/AP Photo ICE is aware elderly Americans are targets for scams that have them unknowingly transport drugs. The organization is accused of not doing enough to protect citizens, The New York Times reported. Americans have been imprisoned abroad after being caught transporting drugs. See more stories on ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Drugs, Immigration, US, Trends, Spain, United States, New York Times, Ice, The Times, New Zealand, Times, Abc News, Brown, Homeland Security Investigations


‘Shadow Wins’: How ICE Avoids Judicial Accountability By Quietly Releasing Immigrants Who Challenge Being Detained

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. A new study from Louisiana shows that immigrants who challenge their detention in court are much less likely to prevail before judges than to quietly get released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement while their cases are pending. [Author: Nicole Lafond]
Tags: News, Immigration, Ice, Louisiana, Customs Enforcement, Nicole Lafond


Below the Radar: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Below the Radar: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant Background Check System (NICS) has always been a flashpoint of contention among Second Amendment supporters. “No compromise” types viewed the push for NICS in 1993 as a sellout, while those who were of the incrementalist school of thought pointed out – justifiably – that NICS prevented a permanent waiting period. In this light, we come to S 1261, the Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act, introduced by ...
Tags: Guns, White House, Legislation, Reagan, United States, Ice, Gun Rights, Usc, Second Amendment, Illegal Immigration, Nra, House Senate, Harold, Tom Cotton, NICS, Chris Murphy


Sacramento City Leaders Urge ICE Release Omar Ameen, Arguing He Was Scapegoat For Trump Administration

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento city leaders have signed a letter urging the Department of Homeland Security to release Omar Ameen from custody. Ameen, a refugee from Iraq who was living in Sacramento, was accused of killing an Iraqi police officer in 2014. He has been in US custody since 2018, but Ameen’s alleged involvement in the killing has been the subject of intense scrutiny. Omar Ameen has been locked up and separated from his children for three years, and despite being exonerated of a b...
Tags: News, Iraq, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Turkey, Ice, Department Of Homeland Security, Justice Department, Jay Schenirer, Sacramento City, Darrell Steinberg, Ameen, Trump Administration, Pres Donald Trump


ICE transfers women out of detention center that became infamous over allegations of forced sterilization

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. The Trump administration is deporting several women who have alleged they were abused or mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to lawyers representing the women. AP Photo/Jeff Amy ICE has transferred out the last women at Irwin Cou...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Law, Immigration, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ice, Department Of Justice, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Charles Davis, Los Angeles Times, Trump, GEO Group


ICE said to transfer women out of detention center that became infamous over allegations of forced sterilization

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. The Trump administration is deporting several women who have alleged they were abused or mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to lawyers representing the women. AP Photo/Jeff Amy ICE has transferred out the last women at Irwin Cou...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Law, Immigration, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ice, Department Of Justice, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Charles Davis, Los Angeles Times, Trump, GEO Group


NYSE owner ICE sold its Coinbase stake for $1.2 billion, securing a $900 million profit

Coinbase employees gather outside the Nasdaq MarketSite during the company's IPO, in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Richard Drew Intercontinental Exchange has sold 1.4% of its Coinbase investment worth $1.2 billion. ICE is the owner of the New York Stock Exchange. Proceeds of the divestment helped ICE pay down its debt. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock E...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, Ice, New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, Nyse, Times Square, Hill, Gardiner, Scott Hill, Warren Gardiner, Bakkt, Isabelle Lee, AP Photo Richard Drew Intercontinental Exchange, Opening Bell Intercontinental Exchange


What is the New York Stock Exchange? Understanding the biggest marketplace for investors in the world

The New York Stock Exchange dates back over 200 years. Lucas Jackson/Reuters The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world. It is a marketplace for investors to buy and sell publicly traded stocks and securities. The NYSE uses an auction-based system that connects buyers and sellers either through electronic trading or physical floor trading. Visit Business Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. What do you picture when you hear the word...
Tags: Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Ice, New York Stock Exchange, Stock Exchange, Nyse, Big Board, Intercontinental Exchange Inc, New York Stock Exchange NYSE, Matteo Colombo Getty, Bank of New York, Investing (Reference, Investing How To, Amena Saad, Investing Strategies (Reference


Researchers in the Antarctic experience an isolated, confined, extreme environment akin to space - so their lives are ripe for study

The International Space Station as seen by astronauts from NASA's space shuttle Endeavour on February 19, 2010. NASA Experts want to study how astronauts might handle extreme isolation when colonizing another planet. Though replicating the conditions of long-term space travel on Earth is tough, Antarctica is a close proxy. A study found that people working in Antarctica felt decreasing satisfaction and enthusiasm over time. See more stories on Insider's business page. Space and hu...
Tags: Space, Science, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Ice, Antarctica, University Of Houston, Astronaut, Antarctic, Alfano, Michael Lopez Alegria, ScienceAlert, Peter Dockrill, Science Contributor


Democrats urge Biden to stop using local police to enforce federal immigration law

An LED truck displaying messages expressing concern over the continuing mass deportations of Black immigrants drives past the office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) prior to a #BidenAlsoDeports rally on February 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for UndocuBlack Network Sen. Cory Booker and other Democrats want local police to stop enforcing federal immigration law. In a letter, the lawmakers urged DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas to "immediately terminate...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Washington, Immigration, Barack Obama, Trends, Dhs, Washington Dc, Aclu, New Jersey, Arizona, Ice, Biden, Joe Arpaio, Illinois


Biden Admin Orders ICE, CBP To Halt Usage Of Immigration Terms Embraced In Trump Era

The Biden administration has directed immigration enforcement agencies to stop using references to immigrants that were commonplace under the Trump administration, according to the Washington Post on Monday. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Immigration, Ice, CBP, Biden, Trump, Summer Concepcion, Biden Administration


The Biden administration is ending the use of terms like 'illegal alien' to refer to immigrants, leaked memos say

A Honduran mother and son seen in Roma, Texas, in April 2021, after rafting across the border from Mexico. John Moore/Getty Images The change was announced in memos from top CBP and ICE officials, The Washington Post reported. The term "alien" will be replaced with "noncitizen or migrant" and "illegal" with "undocumented," the Post said. Biden has pledged to make US immigration policy more humane. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's administration has...
Tags: Post, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, Ice, CBP, Republican Party, Customs, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post, Border Patrol


Long Beach gives feds the OK to temporarily house 1,000 migrant children in Convention Center

Federal officials now have Long Beach’s permission to use the city’s Convention Center to temporarily house up to 1,000 migrant children. The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday, April 6, meeting to allow the City Manager to execute agreements with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to operate a shelter for unaccompanied minors who are en route to be reunified with family members or sponsors. Immigrant rights advo...
Tags: Texas, News, Immigration, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Ice, San Diego, Long Beach, Biden, Central America, Luna, Southern California, Garcia, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles County


LexisNexis To Provide Giant Database of Personal Information To ICE

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: The popular legal research and data brokerage firm LexisNexis signed a $16.8 million contract to sell information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to documents shared with The Intercept. The deal is already drawing fire from critics and comes less than two years after the company downplayed its ties to ICE, claiming it was "not working with them to build data infrastructure to assist their efforts." Though LexisNexis i...
Tags: Congress, Washington Post, Tech, Ice, Homeland Security, Biden, Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis, U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Latinx, Mijente


The 'border-industrial complex' is bigger than Trump or Biden, and it thrives on crisis

US Border Patrol agents follow the tire tracks of drug smugglers through the Sonoran Desert in the Tohono O'odham Reservation in Arizona, near the US-Mexico border, December 9, 2010. Getty Images/John Moore President Donald Trump made the US-Mexico border, and migration there, a centerpiece of his presidency. An influx of migrants at the border has become a dominant issue of President Joe Biden's first weeks in office. How Biden addresses the border remains to be seen, but his admi...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Afghanistan, United States, House, Border, Bill Clinton


Ice update.

Yesterday, at sunrise:  Today (note the same tree): [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Ice, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


At the Sunrise Café...

 ... you can talk about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Ice, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


Biden wants to send migrants to the northern US border amid effort to wrangle those arriving at the southern border

Central American asylum seekers arrive to a bus station after being released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images US Customs and Border Patrol wants to fly migrants to processing sites up north. There's been an influx of migrants arriving at the southern US border, with a lag in processing. The Biden administration has already sent FEMA there to assist. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden'...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Cbs News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Fema, Border, Ice, Migrants, Homeland Security, CBP, Biden, Donald Trump


Rural areas, the new home of innovation: what is empty Spain (or part of it) doing to ride the wave of digitalization?

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here.José V. Roces, a postdoctoral researcher at the Creaf center, finished his Ph.D. five years ago and left Spain in 2017 in search of international experience. Although he explains to Business Insider Spain that he was not forced to leave...
Tags: Europe, Trends, Eu, Spain, Barcelona, University, Esa, Galicia, Ice, Ey, Madrid, Asturias, Leon, Erasmus, Garcia, European Space Agency ESA


At the Ice Mesa Café...

 ... you can talk about anything you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Ice, Sunrise, Ann Althouse, Mesa Café