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Napolitano: Immigrant Detainee Release Is Part Of Normal Ebb And Flow

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday that the release of 2,000 undocumented immigrants from detention ...

Congress and DHS Can Learn From the Sequestration Threat: The Time for Alternatives to Detention Is Now

Michelle Brané | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Michelle Brané

The reality is that this is the right time to be questioning how we will pay for maintaining over 34,000 immigration detention beds at an average cost of $164 per night during a fiscal crisis, which is threatening to shut down critical components of Defense and Homeland Security.

Jan Brewer Accuses Administration Of Punishing Arizona

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), an immigration hardliner who signed into law one of the toughest anti-unauthorized immigration laws in the ...

WATCH: Record Meth Bust Worth $440 Million

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

Police intercepted a record amount of meth in Australia, estimating its worth at $440 million, the BBC reports. Authorities said in a press confere...

Joe Arpaio 'Would Love' To Take Immigrant Detainees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff and outspoken immigration hawk Joe Arpaio said Immigration and Customs Enforcement is welcome to send over undocumente...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agency Disputes Claim That Official Resigned

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials insisted on Wednesday that there was no connection between the retirement of Enforcement a...

Elise Foley

Jay Carney Denies White House Involvement In Immigrant Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement made its decision to release some immi...

Jan Brewer Blasts Administration For Releasing Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), like several other Republicans, went after President Barack Obama on Wednesday for the decision by Immigration and Custom...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agency Releases Detainees As Spending Cuts Loom

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement released some people from immigrant detention facilities across the country on Monday in response to...

Elise Foley

Immigration Asked Law Enforcement To Hold 800 Americans, Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement requested that local law enforcement agencies hold more than 800 U.S. citizens -- a majority of whom...

Icing The Networks

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 04.13.2013 | TV
Michael Rosenblum

The networks are paying conventional production companies anywhere from $70,000 to more than $350,000 per hours for reality shows. Got an iPhone in your pocket? Got an idea? Just do it.

Elise Foley

Obama Could Hit Massive Deportation Toll

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers debate the Obama administration's commitment to immigration enforcement, a report released last week shows that 2 million p...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agents: White House, Unions 'Shunned' Us On Reform Ideas

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The president of the National ICE Council, which represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, said Wednesday that its members ...

Janet Napolitano Defends Arrest Of Immigrant Activist's Mother

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano responded on Tuesday to allegations that the agency targeted an undocumented immigrant's fa...

ICE Says Activist's Role Didn't Spur Mom's Arrest

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 01.14.2013 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- Federal immigration officials on Friday released the mother of an immigration activist, less than a day after the woman and another relativ...

Official Faces Stalking Charges

Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas | Jesse Mendoza | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

HARLINGEN -- Police are investigating stalking charges against an official with the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations office in Harlingen, law enf...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrant Activist's Mother, Brother Detained

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The mother and brother of a prominent undocumented immigrant activist were detained late Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforc...

Elise Foley

Immigration Enforcement Costlier Than FBI, Drug Enforcement, Guns Combined

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States spends more money on immigration enforcement -- nearly $18 billion in the 2012 fiscal year -- than on its other law en...

Why Winter's The Best Time To Visit Europe

Mike Dunphy | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Perhaps it's my Vermont blood, but a little inclement weather has never been a deterrent to adventure. In fact, it virtually boils when wind, snow and ice become excuses for inaction, especially when it comes to travel. Cold many contract the bones, but it expands horizons.

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone In 2013

Bill Marriott | Posted 03.06.2013 | Travel
Bill Marriott

Stepping out of your comfort zone is important in life. I've tried to seek adventure and excitement; that's why I love to travel. But as we grow older, we get cautious. Here's why we shouldn't.

This Big Bank Laundered 'A Lot Of Money' For Colombian Drug Lords

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

* Drug cartels used complex scheme to launder money * Smuggled dollars to Mexico, put them in HSBC accounts ...

Elise Foley

Obama Sets Another Record For Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced on Friday that the agency surpassed its record number of deportations in the pas...

How to Make Crushed Ice

Food52 | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

If you need to whip up a fancy cocktail with crushed ice -- for yourself, or for your guests -- sometimes a little bit of brawn is required.

ICE Your Cellphne -- In Case of Emergency!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

At a dinner party last night I was seated next to a fellow who said he was a paramedic. He asked me, "Have you iced your cell phone?" and then he explained.

How the President Can Save the Holidays

Jakada Imani | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Jakada Imani

Not only do our tax dollars fund detention facilities themselves but breaking up families has many other costs.