Category: Federal Enforcement

Visits Halted in Federal Prisons, Immigration Centers Over Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inmates at all 122 federal correctional facilities across the country will no longer be allowed visits from family, friends or attorneys for the next 30 days, in response to the threat of the coronavirus, officials told The…
How Immigration Enforcement Is Eroding Your Privacy

The United States has pursued aggressive increases in immigration enforcement over the past two decades across several presidencies. Congress has allocated increasing resources during this period. Now, our immigration enforcement agencies have more funding than at any point in history.…
Gwinnett County Sheriff Conway Extends Immigrant Detention Program

Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway has renewed a controversial federal immigration program that seeks to detain and deport undocumented immigrants.The county partners with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on the program, known as 287(g). The agreement was due to expire…
This Detained Immigrant Says He Can’t Walk After a Fall

A 33-year-old Mexican immigrant seeking refuge in the U.S. was so severely injured from a fall while in detention that he can’t feel his legs and now uses a wheelchair, his El Paso attorney says. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
There’s No Need to Panic Over Trump’s New Denaturalization Office

The Trump administration is creating a new office of attorneys tasked with stripping immigrants of their U.S. citizenship. The task force will investigate and prosecute people it suspects fraudulently obtained citizenship by lying or omitting information on their applications. The…