Category: Federal Enforcement

Is ICE Releasing Migrant Families to Fire up Support for Trump’s Base?

As President Donald Trump prepares to visit Arizona for a pre-election rally, federal immigration authorities have not-so-quietly released hundreds of undocumented families arriving at the state’s Southern border seeking asylum in the United States. The families have been dropped off…
Immigrant Teens Are Stuck In An Expanding Tent City In Texas

The facility in Tornillo, Texas, was supposed to be a temporary solution for teens who cross the southern border. But the tent city has only grown larger. TORNILLO, Texas — Having immigrant teens live in the “tent city” in Tornillo,…
G.O.P. Finds an Unexpectedly Potent Line of Attack: Immigration

WASHINGTON — Not long ago, as heart-rending images of migrant children separated from their parents at the border filled the airwaves, the issue of immigration seemed to be losing some of its potency as a weapon for Republicans with the…
Immigration Sweeps by ICE Hit Southern California

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 84 people across San Diego County in a large-scale enforcement operation over the past two weeks. ICE reported similar enforcement efforts across the country. ICE officers arrested 150 people around Los Angeles, 98 people…
Federal Policy Change Part of Coordinated Effort to ‘Limit Immigration’

Immigrant communities “should definitely be concerned” about a new guidance at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, one policy analyst told Rewire.News. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began implementing a new guidance this week for funneling immigrants into deportation proceedings,…
The Immigration Enforcers

Critics charge that ICE is out of control under President Trump. Has the federal agency always been so controversial? Here’s everything you need to know: Why was ICE created? For most of the 20th century, a single federal agency, the Immigration…