Category: Federal Enforcement

Trial Over Treatment Of Migrants In Border Patrol Custody Begins

The U.S. government went on trial Monday in Tucson after a five-year lawsuit that alleges the Border Patrol mistreats immigrants in its Arizona detention facilities. Advocates argue the Border Patrol holds immigrants inhumanely at many of its short-term detention centers…
US Border Patrol chief Carla Provost to quit this month

National Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost, one of President Trump’s longest-serving senior aides, will step down from her post this month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said. Provost planned to retire in December from the 21,000-person organization, but the…
French citizen dies in custody of US immigration agents

A statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) identified the person only as “a 40-year-old native of Angola and citizen of France.” They said the person died on Sunday at a hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “An autopsy is pending…
US Seeks Review of State DMV Laws on Immigration Enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting secretary of Homeland Security is taking aim Tuesday at new laws in New York, New Jersey and other states that allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses without proof they are in the U.S. legally, and…
Newsom Paroles Immigrant, Who is Immediately Detained by ICE

SACRAMENTO — A Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released Monday from a California prison after being granted parole in a murder case, then immediately turned over to federal agents for possible deportation, his attorney said. Gov.…