Category: Federal Enforcement

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…
DHS expands programs that fast-track asylum process

The two pilot programs, which critics say sprint through asylum screenings, have been broadened along the southern border The Department of Homeland Security has expanded two pilot programs that fast-track the asylum process for migrants at the U.S. border. But…