Stories tagged: ice
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Border Patrol accuses American of smuggling attempt near Oroville, arrests Yemeni immigrant in Spokane
The U.S. Border Patrol says agents arrested two Mexican citizens and an American smuggler who attempted to transport the pair across the Canadian border near Oroville, Washington, last weekend. Agents …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE – the latest in a year full of …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 7 p.m.
Scientists say tiny bits of plastic are being sucked into the atmosphere and carried thousands of miles to some of the remotest corners of the planet.
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
A federal judge has told Motel 6 and civil rights attorneys he plans to give his preliminary nod to a settlement in the case involving guests who complained the national …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Democrats who’ve visited the southern border are accusing President Donald Trump of cruelty, while Republicans say Democrats are doing little to help migrants whose numbers have overwhelmed US authorities detaining …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 6:38 p.m.
The Trump administration is moving forward with a nationwide immigration enforcement operation this weekend targeting migrant families, despite loud opposition from Democrats and questions over whether it’s the best use …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest facility for detaining immigrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Civil rights activists complained Monday of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have scanned millions of driver’s license photos on behalf of Immigration and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
A report from government auditors includes images of people penned into overcrowded Border Patrol facilities, including one man pressing a cardboard sign to a cell window with the word “help.”
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
My complicated relationship with that aspect of the game rarely takes a round off, but I had no complaints when my 25-foot downhiller rolled true before stopping inches from the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
A group of protesters gathered Wednesday in Riverfront Park is calling on Spokane County officials to stop working with border patrol agents.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing “Illegal Immigrants” into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border– just hours after White House and …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
The national chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Washington state claiming names of hotel guests were provided to immigration officials for …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Juan Carlos Perla says he spent his first night in the U.S. in a cold immigration cell with 21 others at the nation’s busiest border crossing. Fluorescent lights were always …
Thu., March 7, 2019, 11 a.m.
Icing, it turns out, is like flossing: an ingrained practice that seems practical but is not strongly supported by clinical evidence.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Washington State University in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow delayed classes Thursday morning as melting snow turned to ice overnight.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
State and local agencies would be limited in what help they could give to federal immigration officials under a bill supporters say is designed to expand new business opportunities for …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Wondering how cold it’s going to get this winter? This week might reveal the answer. The National Weather Service is warning of ice and freezing temperatures in the Spokane area, …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
Even when the Border Patrol books suspects into a county jail and eventually into the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, immigration officials generally refuse to disclose the names of those …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been force-feeding six detainees who are on a hunger strike at a Texas detention facility.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
Maine’s giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
One of the largest accumulations of snow in this decidedly mild winter arrived Wednesday.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed, a long line of men and women waited on the tarmac as a team of officers patted them down and …
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
After pressure from students, Seattle University School of Law administrators suspended its externship with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator’s claim that nearly $10 million from the government’s disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Federal authorities’ shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted with electronic monitoring …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Trump to celebrate ‘heroes’ of ICE as political debate over federal agency intensifies ahead of midterms
President Donald Trump on Monday will offer public praise of federal immigration officers and tout them as “heroes” at a White House event aimed at drawing a sharp contrast with …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
As the president of the Western States Sheriffs’ Association, I have the privilege of representing sheriffs from 16 states west of the Mississippi River on a variety of issues. One …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:53 a.m.
For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation …