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GEO Group Whistleblower Exposes First Amendment Violations, Lack of Officer Training, and Poor Conditions at the Adelanto Detention Center

Christina Fialho | Posted 05.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Christina Fialho

A former employee of GEO Group - a corporation that operates the Adelanto Detention Center - claims First Amendment violations, lack of proper training for GEO Group staff, extreme work hours, employee intimidation, and overuse of solitary confinement.

Authorities Dismantle International Pedophile Ring

AP | DANICA KIRKA and JIM GOMEZ | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

LONDON (AP) — Child abuse investigators have dismantled an organized crime group that live-streamed child sexual abuse to order from the Philippines...

Obama Utilizing Immigration Rule Changes

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow some relatives of U.S. service members living in the country illegally to stay, according to a...

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...

Immigration Protests Seek Reform As ICE Sweeps Continue

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

On Thursday, more than 250 families and citizens gathered in front of the Summit County Courthouse in Akron, Ohio, to protest the Aug. 16 arrest of 35...

Immigration Reporter In Georgia Faces Immigration Drama

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices

ATLANTA -- A reporter for Georgia's largest Spanish-language newspaper who frequently writes about immigration issues has recently found himself caugh...

Sheriff Accused Of Suggesting Domestic Abuse Victims For Deportation

Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

According to a release today from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office in Colorado has been turning over domestic ...

The President's Deportation Policy In Question

| Andrew Becker | Posted 02.11.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Andrew Becker In an unusual twist, a federal appellate court this week pressed the Obam...

Immigration Courtrooms Silent During ICE review

Posted 01.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Associated Press, By P. Solomon Banda DENVER -- In a trial of a politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewin...

Woman Dead After Jail Hunger Strike

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

A woman who was being held in a suburban Chicago jail for missing a court appearance died Tuesday after going on a hunger strike. Authorities are t...

ICE Launches Hotline For Detained Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 01.04.2012 | Latino Voices

At a time when states such as Alabama and Arizona push for tougher immigration laws, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has launched a hot...

Undocumented 'Cheerleaders' Deported

Posted 12.17.2011 | Miami

On September 30, 16 Colombians posed as a cheerleading team to try to enter the U.S. illegally at Miami International Airport. When their flight land...

Deportation Officer Arrested For Pot Smuggling After High-Speed Chase

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A deportation officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement led Arizona state police and federal agents on a high-speed desert...

D.C. Farmers Market Bust: $3 Million In Counterfeit Goods Seized

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials seized nearly $3 million worth of counterfeit goods at the D.C. Farmers Market on the corner of 5th Street NE ...

Elise Foley

Obama Administration Sets Deportation Record | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration set a new record for deportations, removing nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants in the last fiscal year, Imm...

6 Illegal Immigrants Arrested During Georgia Protest

AP | By KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Six young illegal immigrants were arrested Tuesday after they sat down and blocked traffic near the Georgia state Capitol to publicly decla...

Cyber Monday Crackdown: 82 Sites Shut Down

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The government shut down 82 websites on Cyber Monday, one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, in a crackdown on counterfeit goods and cop...

Growing Up Illegal in Colorado: Paying for a System We Didn't Break

Kristen Leigh Painter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kristen Leigh Painter

At 6:30 a.m. on Apr. 28, Edgar Niebla was awoken by his crying mother and told, "The police are here for you." His crime: growing up in the United States, but having been born in Mexico.

ICE Out of Control: Time to Rein in Rogue Agency and Pass Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Instead of pandering to the extreme right wing with its insatiable -- and unworkable -- appetite for deportation, it's time for Obama and Congress to do what the president has repeatedly said he wants to do.