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California to ACLU: Not our job to thin out detainees at ICE federal detention centers

Pushing back a second time against the American Civil Liberties Union, the state of California says it has no authority to thin out prisoner populations at federal immigration detention centers during the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the state Attorney General’s Office, in a response this week, said the ACLU should continue to press its case with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The ACLU filed an emergency lawsuit April 24 with the state Supreme Court requesting that it compel Gov...
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Coronavirus: Judge orders release of two immigrant detainees, siting health risk

Two immigrant detainees who have underlying health issues that make them more vulnerable to coronavirus were ordered released by a federal judge Thursday, April 2, from the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in San Bernardino County. The order from Judge Terry J. Hatter, a senior U.S. district judge, was in response to a lawsuit filed Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California against officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and the Adela...
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Coronavirus: Judge orders release of six immigrant detainees, citing health risk

Six immigrant detainees who have underlying health issues that make them more vulnerable to coronavirus were ordered released by a federal judge Thursday, April 2, from the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in San Bernardino County. The order from Judge Terry J. Hatter, a senior U.S. district judge, was in response to a lawsuit filed Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California against officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and the Adela...
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Coronavirus lawsuit: Conditions for immigrant detainees in Adelanto ‘ideal’ for disease

Conditions in the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in San Bernardino County – including inadequate sanitation and beds placed too close together – provide an “ideal incubation” opportunity for coronavirus, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday by six immigrant detainees currently being held in the center. The immigrants, detained because of their immigration status, all suffer from underlying medical conditions, including HIV infection, congestive heart failure, asthma and diabetes. Those he...
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Trump Admin Urged To Free Migrants After Detainee Tests Positive For COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention facilities where at least one detainee has tested positive for COVID-19 and advocates fear tight quarters and overall conditions could cause rapid spread of the virus. The U.S. holds around 37,000 people in immigration detention. Detainees and advocates say many are vulnerable because of age and pre-existing medical conditions, and because they are often held in open room...
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San Diego sheriff agrees to share immigration information

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will share records of people who were criminally arrested with immigration authorities, becoming the first local law enforcement agency in five states to comply with unusual demands for information, authorities said Friday. In recent weeks, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has issued ‘administrative subpoenas’ — signed by an immigration official, not a judge — to state and local law enforcement agencies in Colorado, Connecticut, New York, Orego...
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ICE Sued Over Treatment of 5-Year-Old with Head Injury

The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy has sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested.
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ICE Sued Over Lack of Medical Treatment for Detained 5-Year-Old With Head Injury

(HOUSTON) — The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late Friday in California asks a judge to order the child to be taken to a pediatric neurologist or pediatric neurosurgeon. It also seeks to prevent ICE from trying to immediately deport the family. The boy fell out of a shopping cart in December, fractured his skull...
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Homeland Security Suspends ‘Trusted Traveler’ Programs for New Yorkers

(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it would no longer let New York residents enroll in its “trusted traveler” programs because of a new state law that blocked federal immigration officials from accessing motor vehicle records. In a three-page letter, DHS said the legislation, dubbed the “Green Light” law, prevents federal agencies from protecting residents from “menacing threats to national security and public safety.” The sweeping move came a day af...
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Legislative leaders introduce Native Hawaiian reconciliation measures, Chinese seek asylum from coronavirus, lawmakers want to tighten gun laws, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Native Hawaiian oli at Mauna Kea ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii Lawmakers Want State To Reconcile With Native Hawaiians. Resolution would create a “blue ribbon commission” to establish a new relationship based on trust. Civil Beat.Mauna Kea Ignited A New Wave Of Hawaiian Pride. Where Does It Go From Here? The protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve that. Civil Beat.=====Pearl Harbor co...
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ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a request'

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation. “This is not a request — it's a demand,” Henry Lucero, a senior U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official, told The Associated Press. Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said Saturday the city would review the subpoenas.
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‘This Is Not a Request’: ICE Ups Ante in Standoff With New York City Over ‘Sanctuary Policies’

NEW YORK — Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City’s so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation. “This is not a request — it’s a demand,” Henry Lucero, a senior U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official, told The Associated Press. “This is a last resort for us. Dangerous criminals are being released every single day in New York.” Mayor Bill d...
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ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

Matthew Albence, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said at a news conference Friday that the slaying could have been prevented if city officials had complied with a federal request to turn over the assailant, a Guyanese national, for deportation. “It's unbelievable that I have to come here and plead with the city of New York to cooperate with us to help keep this city safe,” Albence said.
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Denver Officials Won’t Hand Over Information Requested by ICE

(WASHINGTON) — Denver officials on Thursday said they would not hand over information requested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on four men wanted for deportation. ICE, the Homeland Security agency tasked with arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, sent four administrative subpoenas earlier this week to law enforcement looking for information on three Mexican nationals and one Honduran who had been in custody in Denver. It was the first time subpoenas had been sen...
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Immigration agency subpoenas sanctuary city law enforcement

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has subpoenaed Denver law enforcement for information on four foreign nationals wanted for deportation and may consider expanding the unusual practice to other locations if necessary. ICE, the Homeland Security agency responsible for arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, could take the subpoena to a federal judge, who can order them to hand over information and find them in contempt if they don't comply, officials said.
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ACLU claims Orange County, Tustin, Huntington Park illegally interrogated, detained immigrants

One driver was stopped by Tustin police and told his windows were tinted too dark.  Another man was detained by Huntington Park police for alleged public intoxication. Neither was charged in connection to their original police stops. Instead, they both ended up in immigrant detention. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has filed administrative complaints against the cities of Tustin and Huntington Park, as well as Orange County. The ACLU alleges authorities unlawfully inte...
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Many Facial-Recognition Systems Are Biased, Says U.S. Study

The majority of commercial facial-recognition systems exhibit bias, according to a study from a federal agency released Thursday, underscoring questions about a technology increasingly used by police departments and federal agencies to identify suspected criminals.The systems falsely identified African American and Asian faces 10 times to 100 times more than Caucasian faces, the National Institute of Standards and Technology reported. Among a database of photos used by law enforcement agencies i...
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Musicians Pull Music From Amazon Over ICE Contract

A couple weeks ago, a group of musicians pledged to boycott Amazon-sponsored events because of the company's contract with U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement and other government agencies. Now, much of the same group -- who have organized under the banner No Music For ICE -- have agreed to remove their … More »
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3 Men Arrested In Connection With Deputy’s Shooting Death To Appear In Court Friday

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – The three men arrested in connection to the shooting death of El Dorado County Deputy Brian Ishmael on Wednesday will appear in court Friday to answer for charges. The hearing is expected to start at 1 p.m. From left: Juan Carlos Vasquez-Orozco, Romiro Morales, Chris Ross. (credit: El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department) Juan Carlos Vazquez-Orozco, 20, and Romiro Bravo Morales, 22, said to be Mexican nationals, were arrested along with 47-year-old Christoper Garry R...
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U.S. Marine combat veteran Jose Segovia Benitez of Long Beach is deported to El Salvador

U.S. Marine combat veteran Jose Segovia Benitez was deported Tuesday night to El Salvador to the surprise of his lawyers who were told they had more time to fight for him. “They snuck him out in the middle of the night,” said Texas attorney Tom Sanchez, who recently joined efforts to help keep the Long Beach resident from being deported. Roy Petty, a Dallas-based attorney, traveled to Phoenix to have Segovia sign documents on Wednesday, Oct. 23, to reopen his case in court. Instead, the lawyer l...
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Former ICE Head Slams L.A. Police for Releasing Illegal Immigrants

The former head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency Tom Homan slammed the Los Angeles police department on Tuesday after an ICE spokesman testified to Congress that L.A. police were releasing as many as 100 illegal immigrants from custody per day.The L.A. police chief "has taken a political stance," Homan asserted during an interview on Fox and Friends. "He forgot the oath he's taken; he stopped being a cop and became a politician."During a Monday Senate Judiciary Committe...
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Woman says she was sexually assaulted by ICE agent

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman originally from Honduras says in a lawsuit she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent over a period of years. The Republican American reports the federal suit seeks $10 million in damages. The Hartford woman is referred to in court documents as Jane […]
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Former ICE agent pleads guilty in foiled Kansas escape plot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has pleaded guilty to helping an inmate try to escape from a Kansas jail by impersonating an immigration officer. Forty-two-year-old Andrew Pleviak pleaded guilty Wednesday in Kingman County District Court to making false information and attempted aiding of escape. He’s also charged […]
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U.S. Marine veteran from Long Beach, Jose Segovia Benitez, gets last-minute reprieve from deportation

U.S. Marine veteran Jose Segovia Benitez was on a plane, about to be deported to El Salvador. Then, he got pulled off of the airliner. Segovia’s deportation is stalled – at least for now – “pending further review of his legal rights,” according to a late Wednesday night Facebook post of a Chicago chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, which hired a law firm in Texas to help the Long Beach resident. The last time his family heard from him, Segovia was at an immigrant-d...
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Officials: Immigrant kills himself in ICE jail in Louisiana

MONROE, La. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Cuban man has died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that 43-year-old Roylan Hernandez Diaz was found unresponsive Tuesday afternoon inside his cell at the Richwood Correctional Center. ICE did not comment on allegations […]
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ICE, sheriff say immigration ruling threatens public safety

The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday criticized a judge's ruling barring his agency from relying solely on databases that have at times led to the wrongful detention of American citizens. Speaking Thursday at the White House, Matthew Albence called the September ruling an example of "judicial overreach" that threatened public safety. Following Albence was a Texas sheriff who suggested the ruling would require releasing jailed immigrants who were "drunks" ...
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ICE criticizes judge restricting use of immigrant databases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is criticizing a judge’s ruling barring the agency from relying solely on databases that have led to the wrongful detention of U.S. citizens. Speaking Thursday at the White House, Matthew Albence called the September ruling “judicial overreach.” U.S. District Judge André Birotte Jr. […]
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Won't Someone Please Think of Microsoft?

Late last night, an email leaked to advocacy group Fight For The Future detailed how Github—the code repository Microsoft bought last year for $7.5 billion—would be renewing its contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency at the forefront of carrying out the Trump administration’s xenophobic war…Read more...
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Ex-ICE agent faces federal charges for impersonating officer

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement accused of helping an inmate escape from a local Kansas jail by impersonating an immigration officer. Forty-two-year-old Andrew J. Pleviak was indicted Wednesday on a charge of false impersonation of a federal officer. He is accused […]
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Pregnant woman won’t be deported immediately to Mexico

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born. Adilene Marquina had been told by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that she could be deported this week. But the Chicago […]
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