Category: Federal Enforcement

Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

When 2-month-old Isaac Enrique Sanchez was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, a condition that causes vomiting, dehydration and weight loss in infants, his parents were told that their son’s condition was curable. The problem was that no hospital in the Rio…
DACA Recipients Detained at Texas Immigration Checkpoint

Nine recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative — which grants temporary deportation relief and work authorization to people brought to the country as children — were detained for hours on Monday at an immigration checkpoint in…
Chicago Asks for National Halt to Pres. Trump’s Immigration Rules

CHICAGO — Attorneys for Chicago on Monday asked a federal judge for a nationwide halt to Trump administration requirements that cities enforce tough immigration laws in order to receive some federal grants, staking out a leadership role for the nation’s…
ICE Denies Plan for Nationwide Immigration Raids

Federal officials are denying plans to conduct a series of immigration raids across the country later this month, saying upcoming operations have been “adjusted” due to hurricanes impacting Texas and Florida. “There is currently no coordinated nationwide operation planned at…
Homeland Security Cancels Massive Roundups of Undocumented Immigrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security had planned nationwide raids to target 8,400 undocumented immigrants later this month, according to three law enforcement officials and an internal document that described the plan as “the largest operation of…
Immigrants Battle Deportation Fears in Harvey’s Aftermath

HOUSTON — Alain Cisneros walked past thousands of cots filled with storm victims at the Houston convention centre holding up a poster with the words, “Do you have questions?” written in Spanish in bold black letters. He pulled up a…
ICE Stands Down in Houston Area

WASHINGTON — Immigration agents have not arrested any non-criminal immigrants in the Houston area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, an agency spokesman told NBC News. The suspension of arrests is a step beyond the promise made by the Immigration…
ICE Arrests Continue Along the Jersey Shore

Immigration arrests in recent weeks have some locals who are in the country illegally afraid to travel outside their homes and leave their windows open. Enforcement and Removal Operations officers from Newark arrested four people on Aug. 8 in Freehold…