The American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday that border inspectors have used excessive force and performed humiliating body searches on travelers entering the United States from Mexico.
Immigrants arrested for minor traffic violations won’t get flagged for possible deportation proceedings until after they’re convicted, immigration officials announced on Friday.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is ramping up its use of fancy technology to monitor the nation's borders again -- this time by opening up Washington's airspace to two unmanned Predator drones.
According to a new report, during the reporting period from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011, ICE removed 46,486 undocumented parents who claimed to have at least one US citizen child.
A Republican Congressman is challenging the Department of Homeland Security on its reporting of illegal migrants crossing into the U.S. through the Mexican border.
As of Monday, a provision in a controversial citywide ordinance in Fremont, Nebraska, will require some 3,000 businesses to use E-Verify to check the work eligibility of potential employees.
A move by the Obama administration to phase out some federal agreements that give local police authority to take part in immigration enforcement doesn’t go far enough says a diverse group of advocates.
The federal government has decided to fly Mexican deportees back to their home states in Mexico, rather than busing them across the border.
A fiscal year 2013 budget brief released by Homeland Security today has some details on the Obama administration’s immigration enforcement priorities, and one of the losers is the federal-local partnership known as 287(g).
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is establishing a hotline for people who are detained “if they believe they may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime.”
The controversy over the federal immigration enforcement program known as Secure Communitieshas been brewing since not long after it was first implemented, and that makes it one of the top immigration stories of 2011.
A year and a half after deploying National Guard troops to counter illegal immigration on the Southwest border, the DHS told Congress Tuesday they are cutting the number of troops and changing their mission.
Immigration officials will no longer use controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio's officers to screen detainees in Maricopa County prisons, the agency said Monday in a letter to U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona.
Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2011/12/20/ice-replaces-arpaio-agents-to-screen-arizona-jail-inmates/#ixzz1hA3FSjt6
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging Utah’s immigration enforcement law, arguing that it usurps federal authority and could potentially lead to the harassment and detention of American citizens and authorized visitors.