Stories tagged: immigration and customs enforcement
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
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 …
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday demanding adequate medical care and treatment and accommodations for disabilities.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
The images of children crying after their parents were arrested in a massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the managers …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
The immigration enforcement operation touted by President Donald Trump that targeted some 2,000 people resulted in 35 arrests.
Mon., May 6, 2019
President Donald Trump is tapping a border patrol chief who served under the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
The road rage suspect who killed a sheriff’s deputy, wounded a police officer and died in a central Washington state shootout this week was living in the United States illegally
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested three people at the Spokane Intermodal Center in the past week and made nearly 200 apprehensions at the downtown bus depot since the start …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018
About 30 people gathered Thursday afternoon at the Spokane County Jail to protest a recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
He went from delivering pizza to being detained by immigration officers.
Tue., April 24, 2018
The attitude of President Trump toward federal law enforcement is, to put it mildly, mixed. The FBI refused to bend to his will. So it is comprised of “hardened Democrats” …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
A week after he won the election, President Donald Trump promised that his administration would round up millions of immigrant gang members and drug dealers. But as ICE officers get …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
Seven immigration agents filed into a 7-Eleven store before dawn Wednesday, waited for people to go through the checkout line and told arriving customers and a driver delivering beer to …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
Washington’s attorney general is suing Motel 6, saying the budget hotel disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Rather than as a result of weak border protections, Garcia Zarate ended up in San Francisco through multilevel bureaucratic incompetence.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Trump’s calls for violence are no joke, and people across the political spectrum should demand an end to his violent rhetoric.
Tue., April 11, 2017
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is suspending a recently adopted practice of reporting cities that don’t cooperate with federal detention efforts after the first few reports were plagued by errors.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Washington State Patrol is investigating to see if it followed its own policies after a minor crash on Interstate 5 could lead to a man’s deportation. Washington State Patrol does …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
Advocacy groups say that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017
The alarm sounded a few minutes past 3. A leading advocacy group for immigrant rights blasted out an email alert Thursday afternoon, warning that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
Law enforcement authorities are warning about social media hoaxes falsely claiming that police are setting up checkpoints aimed at deporting people here illegally.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
A Mexican man arrested near Othello in August who was wanted for a homicide in his native country has been deported.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016
Obama extolls immigrants while agents round up thousands.