• Donald Trump June 29, 2019 4:03 pm

    Judge Weighs New US Policy Keeping Asylum Seekers Locked Up

    Immigrant rights activists asked a U.S. judge Friday to block a new Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, instead of giving them a chance to be released on bond. Attorney General William Barr announced the policy in April as part of the administration’s efforts to deter a surge of...

  • Donald Trump April 9, 2019 5:14 pm

    Shake-Up at Homeland Security Speeds Beyond Nielsen's Exit

    President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The dismantling of the government’s immigration leadership is being orchestrated by Trump adviser Stephen Miller, the impetus behind some...

  • Mexico February 12, 2019 2:42 am

    Separated Migrant Families Demand Millions From US Agencies

    Lawyers for eight immigrant families separated under Trump administration policy have filed claims with the U.S. government demanding $6 million each in damages for what they described as lasting trauma.

  • Los Angeles January 3, 2019 1:00 am

    Administration Denies Status to Young Immigrants Due to Age

    Some immigrant youth looking to start over in the United States after fleeing abusive homes are seeing their applications for green cards rejected because the Trump administration says they’re too old. A U.S. government program in place since 1990 has let young immigrants subject to abuse, abandonment or neglect by a parent seek a court-appointed guardian and a green card...

  • Facebook November 5, 2018 11:56 pm

    ICE, Dispelling Rumors, Says It Won't Patrol Polling Places

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers will not patrol polling locations on Election Day, an ICE spokeswoman said in response to social media rumors of potential voter intimidation from the federal law enforcement agency. False claims that ICE is interfering at polling locations have cropped up intermittently over the past two years. In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, for...

  • Mexico July 9, 2018 2:09 pm

    Hunger, Fear, Desperation: What Came of an Ordinary ICE Raid

    It had taken a decade for Brandon Tomas Tomas to establish a life in America: a wife, a steady job and five American-born children. It took 20 seconds for that life to be taken away. An immigration officer waiting for someone else spotted him and asked an innocuous question: “Cómo estás?” How are you? Then he asked whether Tomas had...

  • Immigration September 23, 2017 4:45 am

    Pastor Detained by ICE Has Been Released

    A pastor who was detained during an appointment with an immigration officer nearly two months ago has been released. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Sept. 22, 2017.

  • Los Angeles September 23, 2017 4:43 am

    Pastor Detained During Immigration Appointment Released Nearly 2 Months Later

    A pastor who was detained during an appointment with an immigration officer nearly two months ago has been released, his attorney said Friday.

  • City News Service July 25, 2017 9:21 pm

    Demonstrators Protest ICE Raids, Detention of Echo Park Pastor

    About two dozen people protested Immigration Customs Enforcement raids and the detention of several community members Tuesday, a day after a pastor was arrested during an appointment with an immigration officer.

  • law enforcement July 25, 2017 6:24 am

    Massachusetts SJC Rules Against ICE in Immigration Case

    In a major setback for ICE agents, Massachusetts authorities were ordered to not arrest or detain people based solely on a federal immigration detainer, the state’s highest court ruled Monday.

  • Donald Trump July 6, 2017 4:45 pm

    Lawsuit Slams Trump-Influenced Immigrant Detentions in Florida

    Miami-Dade County is violating the U.S. Constitution by detaining people without a warrant to comply with Trump administration immigration policies, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a federal lawsuit. The ACLU and other attorneys filed the lawsuit in Miami on behalf of a Honduran-born U.S. citizen who was held in jail without charges because an immigration officer had...

  • Donald Trump March 9, 2017 10:45 pm

    Con Artists Prey on Immigrants Fearing a Trump Crackdown

    The call came from what looked like a government number. When an immigrant in New York City answered, the voice on the other end told him he was in the U.S. illegally and would have to pay $1,550 to stay. It was scam, carried out by one of a number of con artists who have been exploiting immigrants’ heightened fears...

  • Donald Trump February 22, 2017 3:11 pm

    Millions Could Be Targeted for Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules

    Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any immigrant who is in the country illegally and is charged or convicted of any offense, or even suspected of a crime, will...

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