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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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Immigration officials arrest man charged with killing 3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal immigration agents on Tuesday arrested a suspected drunken driver who was free on bail after being charged with plowing into a Northern California trailer home and killing three sleeping family members. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Paul Prince said Ismael Huazo-Jardinez, 33, is suspected of living in the country […]
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Trump Nominates Obama-Era Border Patrol Chief As New ICE Director

NICHOLAS KAMMIn a surprise move, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that he would nominate Mark Morgan, the former chief of U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama, to serve as the new permanent director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).“I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan will be joining the Trump Administration as the head of our hard working men and women of ICE,” Trump tweeted. “Mark...
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Judge: ICE agents can’t use immigration interview as ‘trap’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents impermissibly arrested a Maryland resident after he showed up for an interview with immigration officials. U.S. District Judge George Hazel’s ruling Thursday extends a previous order that blocked authorities from deporting Wanrong Lin to his native China. Lin’s […]
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Palantir’s software was used for deportations, documents show

Data mining firm Palantir’s software was used by a US government agency during an operation in 2017 in which immigrants crossing the border were arrested for deportation,  (PDF) have shown, contradicting the $20 billion firm’s earlier public statements. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement documents, obtained by advocacy organization Mijente through Freedom of Information Act litigation, notes that agents of ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations used Palantir’s software to build profil...
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Massachusetts prosecutors to sue ICE over courthouse arrests

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors, public defenders and community groups in Massachusetts plan to file a federal lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over its policy of arresting people at courthouses on civil immigration matters. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins are among the people scheduled to attend a news […]
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Matthew Albence set to lead ICE following massive DHS shakeup, sources say

Matthew Albence, the deputy director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will be tapped to head the agency, two officials told USA TODAY.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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ICE released detainee while he was in a coma, weeks before his death

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
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Family seeks answers following death of 27-year-old ICE detainee

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
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Texas ICE raid the latest in series of enforcement actions

DALLAS (AP) — A raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that federal authorities are touting as the largest in a decade was the latest in a series of similar enforcement actions under the Trump administration over the last two years. About 200 law enforcement officials descended Wednesday on CVE Technology Group in Allen, a […]
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Man convicted of second-degree murder in 2017 crash that killed a woman in North Hills

SAN FERNANDO — A drunken driver was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder for fleeing from the scene of a crash and colliding with a car in North Hills, killing a 42-year-old woman. The San Fernando jury was the second to hear the murder charge against Estuardo Alvarado, stemming from the Feb. 19, 2017, crash that killed Sandra Duran of Arleta. Estuardo Alvarado, who was deported 5 times and finally ended up killing Sandra Duran of Arleta, appeared in court for his preliminary hearing Tu...
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Immigrant agents arrest 280 at Texas tech repair company

DALLAS (AP) — Immigration agents have arrested nearly 300 people at a North Texas technology company in what authorities say is one of the largest enforcement actions of its kind in a decade. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says federal agents arrested 280 workers Wednesday at CVE Technology Group in Allen, a city about 15 […]
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Adelanto to end immigrant detention contract with ICE, GEO Group

Officials in Adelanto, home to California’s largest immigrant detention center, have decided to end the city’s contract with the facility, making it the second Southern California community this week to pull out of the immigrant detention business. Adelanto plans to terminate its agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and The GEO Group, Inc, a private company that owns and runs the Adelanto ICE Processing Center, City Manager Jessie Flores wrote in a letter to a...
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Report: Many California law enforcement agencies resisting sanctuary law; cooperating with ICE

Some law enforcement agencies in California are directly violating the state’s immigrant sanctuary law, and others are skirting the law by following out-of-date policies or exploiting loopholes, according to a new report scheduled to be released Wednesday. Of 169 local law enforcement agencies reviewed, 68 were not complying with California SB-54, the state law that limits cooperation between police agencies and federal immigration agents, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the Sa...
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ICE, immigrant rights advocates dispute hunger strike at Adelanto facility

There’s a dispute over whether there is or isn’t a hunger strike in California’s largest immigrant detention center. Immigrant rights advocates said a strike began last Thursday with some 150 detainees at the Adelanto Detention Facility, with demands for better treatment, including adequate medical care and better food. It was unclear how many detainees were still engaging in a hunger strike by Wednesday, March 20, but it had not ended for all, according to Lizbeth Abeln, immigrant detention coo...
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Immigrant detainees stage hunger strike at Adelanto facility

Immigrant detainees at the Adelanto Detention Facility, a privately run center that has been criticized for providing inadequate care, are staging a hunger strike to bring attention to conditions there. Their demands: adequate medical care, an end to what they describe as abusive treatment, and access to edible, nutritious food. The hunger strike began in the facility’s west wing on Thursday, March 14, when some 150 men refused to go to the cafeteria, said Lizbeth Abeln, immigrant detention coor...
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APNewsBreak: Migrant families must wait outside bus stations

PHOENIX (AP) — Greyhound Lines Inc. is no longer allowing U.S. authorities to drop off immigrant families inside bus stations, forcing those who have been released from custody to wait outside until they have a ticket. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Friday that it had been asked to leave migrants outside the facility. Greyhound […]
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Presidential candidate Julian Castro offers a blue vision of America to students at UCLA

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks to about 450 students in Moore Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, Mar 4, 2019. Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama, outlined his priorities if he were to win. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks to about 450 students in Moore Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, Mar 4, 2019. Castro, the Secretary of Housing a...
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Consul: Woman who delivered stillborn baby released by ICE

HOUSTON (AP) — A Honduran government official says a woman who delivered a stillborn baby while in custody last week has been released from detention. Ana Bulnes Larios, the Honduran consul based in McAllen, Texas, says she had spoken to the 24-year-old woman. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the woman was released Tuesday. ICE […]
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Salvadoran lawsuit victor allowed to stay in US for now

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Salvadoran woman who successfully sued a Maryland county over wrongful profiling and was later unexpectedly detained during a routine immigration check-in will be allowed to remain in the United States for now. WJZ-TV reports Roxana Orellana Santos met with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday, as supporters waited outside. […]
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21 Savage Speaks Out About Possible Deportation: ‘I’d Rather Be Broke’

21 Savage performs onstage at Rolling Stone Live: Minneapolis presented by Mercedes-Benz and TIDAL. Produced in partnership with Talent Resources Sports on February 2, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Rolling Stone 21 Savage is speaking out about the possibility of facing deportation after being arrested and detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Celebrity Mugshots The British rapper, 26, who was released on bond on Februar...
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21 Savage Released on Bond After ICE Arrest: Report

More than a week after his arrest by immigration officials, rapper 21 Savage is out of custody. The 26-year-old has reportedly been released on bond pending a deportation hearing. Stars at Court “21 Savage asked us to send a special message to his fans and supporters,” attorneys for the artist told TMZ, which first broke the news. “He says that while he wasn’t present at the Grammy Awards, he was there in spirit and is grateful for the support from around the world and is, more than ...
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21 Savage Released on Bond Ahead of ICE Deportation Hearing

21 Savage is a free man for the time being after he was released on bond Tuesday (Feb. 12) ahead of his deportation hearing, TMZ reports.The rapper was arrested on Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 3) in Atlanta by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (aka “ICE”) on claims that he’s in the country illegally. According to ICE officials, 21—whose real name is Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph—was actually born in the United Kingdom and overstayed his visa.His attempt to get a U-Visa raised a few red flags and t...
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AP Explains: How immigration detention works

PHOENIX (AP) — A new proposal by Democrats in negotiations for a funding bill to avert another government shutdown would cap the number of people the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is allowed to hold in detention. They say they want ICE to focus its interior enforcement — outside of the border — on […]
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ICE detains 30 people after raids on Bear Creek Arsenal

ICE detains 30 people after raids on Bear Creek Arsenal Sanford, North Carolina –-(Ammoland.com)- On Tuesday morning at 8 AM, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed a search warrant and took approximately 30 people into custody at the firearms manufacture, Bear Creek Arsenal, located in Sanford, North Carolina. ICE officials with the help of the local Sheriff's Department gather all the employees of Bear Creek Arsenal into a break room. Officials started checking their IDs and deta...
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