Category: Federal Enforcement

Kitsap Landscaper Arrested by ICE Seeking Stay of Deportation

A Kitsap County landscaper arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Sept. 23 in Port Orchard has received a reprieve. Samuel Barojas Vasquez, who was brought to the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, was scheduled for deportation Monday. On Friday,…
Sheriffs Visit White House to Push Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON (SBG) – On the same day the acting director of national intelligence testified on Capitol Hill and talk in Washington, D.C. swirled around impeachment, President Trump was at the White House talking about immigration. It’s still a top legislative…
Trump Sets Cap For Refugee Admission at an All-time Low

The Trump administration will admit no more than 18,000 refugees over the next fiscal year – the lowest number since the US began its refugee program in 1980. More than 350,000 people are expected to seek asylum over the next…
Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Working (to Make America Poorer)

The Trump administration (officially) wants to reduce legal immigration to the United States, maximize economic growth, do everything in its power to contain a rising China, and protect Social Security. It is succeeding at that first objective — and, for…
ICE Detains 42 in Immigration Sweep Across Colorado, Wyoming

DENVER — Immigration and Customs Enforcement has finished conducting four days worth of sweeps across Colorado and Wyoming. In total, 42 people — all with criminal records or pending charges — were detained. Among those detained include Miguel Martinez Castaneda…
Trump Meets With Sheriffs on Immigration, Border Security

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Nearly 200 sheriffs from more than 40 states met with Trump administration officials at the White House on Thursday to share ideas on how to improve immigration and border security policies. Sheriff Thomas Hodgson of Bristol County,…