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Senate Confirms Obama Immigration Nominee

AP | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. ...

The Glimmer Of Hope For BlackBerry 10

AP | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Research In Motion says the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch a pilot program with its smartphones...

Relative Says Dad, Sons Shot ICE Agent Out Of Fear

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | Latino Voices

CORRECTION: In a previous version of this story, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the suspects were named Pedro and Arnoldo Alvarez. T...

Massive Child Porn Bust Saves 18 Kids

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

A joint effort by two federal agencies netted a massive number of alleged child predators. A reported 190 sexual predators were captured and 18 chi...

Paying Damages to Falsely Arrested Citizens

Peter H. Schuck | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Peter H. Schuck

A recent report in the New York Times details how many Americans have been arrested and detained simply because immigration authorities mistakenly took them for deportable immigrants.

Obama's Revised Deportation Laws May Have Arrived Too Late For Some

Posted 12.31.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. It appears every Wednesday. By Jessica Perez When ...

What Do 396,906 Deportations Mean? 654,895 Children Lose A Parent

Joshua Hoyt | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago
Joshua Hoyt

At ICIRR we mourn the destruction of hundreds of thousands of immigrant families due to the cowardice of politicians who refuse to solve the problem of our broken immigration laws.

Dave Jamieson

Opponents Of Alabama Law Rally Around Deli Owner, Latino Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Latino Voices

Last week HuffPost told the story of Steve Dubrinsky, a Birmingham deli owner who was pilloried by strangers for defending his Latino workforce in an ...

Dave Jamieson

In Alabama, Defending Even Legal Workers Invites Fury | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

When Alabama's sweeping new immigration law went into effect last month, Birmingham business owner Steve Dubrinsky realized he had a serious problem. ...

Illinois Rejects Federal Immigration Mandate, Again

Posted 11.10.2011 | Chicago

When it comes to federal immigration compliance, Illinois lawmakers have been bold in their rejection of some Obama administration policies in recent ...

WATCH: Anti-Deportation Protesters Arrested

Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

What began as the latest public hearing organized by a U.S. Department of Homeland Security task force to address deportation policy concerns ended in...

Alabama's Immigration Law: The New Jim Crow

Maureen Costello | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Maureen Costello

H.B. 56, which goes into effect on Sept. 1, justifies the requirement in order to keep track of just how much money the state is spending to educate the children of undocumented immigrants.

Hundreds Arrested In 'Project Southern Tempest' Drug Bust

Wendell Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Law enforcement agencies arrested nearly 700 gang members and associates from December through February during an anti-drug ...

Oh, the Hypocrisy: Congress Is Fine With a 'Government Takeover of the Internet'

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

Next week, people will be able to see what it means when the government goes after vital parts of the Internet with a vengeance. The sad part is the U.S. Congress is largely OK with it.

Obama Administration Touts Its Get-Tough Approach To Illegal Immigration

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The federal government has deported more illegal immigrants from the U.S. than ever before, the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs E...

McInnis Would Open Grand Jury Investigation of Ritter, Morrissey

Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Late last week, a federal judge ruled that Immigration and Customs officials were within their rights to fire former ICE agent Cory Voorhis, and do no...

A Losing Proposition -- How Immigration Enforcement Hurts Women and Communities

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

A teenage immigrant girl wants to report a sexual assault by her employer but fears that local law enforcement will detain her, rather than prosecute the perpetrator.

Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle

Jacqueline Stevens, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Stevens, Ph.D.

ICE has been deporting over a million people each year. Most are Mexican citizens residing here without legal status. But thousands of those being detained and even deported are US citizens.

No More Secret Prisons

Julie Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Greene

Across the U.S., tens of thousands of immigrants are being held in detention facilities that violate basic standards of humanity. It is well past time for reform.