Stories tagged: immigration and customs enforcement
UPDATED: Tue., July 28, 2020
The U.S. government did not release 100 immigrant children detained with their parents despite this week’s deadline set by a judge who had described family detention centers as “on fire” …
UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration’s decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take …
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
The isolation of at least three families at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s detention center in Dilley, Texas, has raised new fears of the coronavirus spreading through a facility that …
UPDATED: Mon., June 15, 2020
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s bid to throw out a California immigrant-sanctuary law that limits local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
UPDATED: Sat., April 18, 2020
Immigration activists staged a mobile demonstration outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma this week in support of a hunger strike inside the facility organized by detainees concerned about the …
UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020
A 42-year-old Mexican man died in a South Texas hospital while being held pending his deportation, immigration authorities said Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020
A 27-year-old Honduran man died by apparent suicide at one of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s family detention centers, authorities said Thursday.
Sun., March 15, 2020
Washington’s undocumented residents would have more protections under bills that passed the Legislature this year.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
Federal attorneys fire opening shot in fight over immigration enforcement restrictions in state of Washington
Federal attorneys in Seattle filed what may be an opening shot in a battle over immigration policies and their enforcement.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
A student’s immigration or citizenship status would be protected and law enforcement officers couldn’t get it without a valid judicial warrant under a bill being considered by a Senate panel.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
A New York judge denied the U.S. government’s request Thursday to toss out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Contending it is the best way to get the federal government’s attention, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said he is suing the Department of Homeland Security to make its agents …
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 …