Saying opponents of Arizona’s immigration law are merely speculating about racial profiling, Jan Brewer has asked a federal judge to reject a bid to prevent police from enforcing the statute’s most contentious section.
As groups around the country rally this week against the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, the District of Columbia approved its own measure on Tuesday to fight back.
The back-and-forth between the federal government and states over the federal Secure Communities immigration enforcement program goes back a long way shortly after the program first began rolling out in late 2008.
On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three children.
A state Senate committee has approved a bill dubbed TRUST Act 2.0, which proposes restricting who it is that law enforcement agencies can hold for deportation at the request of immigration officials.
Opponents of a mandatory federal immigration program called “Secure Communities” began rallying in cities that were the last holdouts in implementing the controversial program.
Immigration officials Wednesday granted an extension to one mother, but ordered another mother out of the county.
In September 2008, Hurricanes Ike and Gustav ravaged cities along the Texas coast. Josue Diaz was one of several who responded to help the recovery. But Diaz and about 20 other immigrant workers wound up in police custody.
Immigrants arrested for minor traffic violations won’t get flagged for possible deportation proceedings until after they’re convicted, immigration officials announced on Friday.
Eight people have been killed in brutal interactions with U.S. agents along the border in the past two years, according to a new PBS segment set to air Friday.
It’s an amazing concept to realize how the life you have lived in a land you call home can come crashing down before your eyes as your father is being arrested next to the dinner table.
ICE runs the world’s largest immigration detention system, relying heavily on local jails and private facilities in far-flung communities, rather than operating them itself, the agency leases beds from local jails or contracts with private corporations.
Pedro Gutierrez's nightmare has been put off for at least one year. The Feds told him that he had to be out of the country by next Tuesday. But, today they changed their minds.
Immigration officials may not have intentionally misled lawmakers or the public about the controversial Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, but their communication strategy was a mess.