As attention turns toward the government-created humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration officials are slowly encroaching into other parts of American life.
After Pablo Villavicencio, a 35-year-old immigrant from Ecuador, was detained and then turned over to immigration agents after delivering pizza to a Brooklyn, N.Y., military base last week, many restaurants and delivery services in the area began a boycott of the Army garrison. This act serves not only as a form of…
Donald Trump has been the conspiracy whisperer throughout his entire public life. Even before he was president, he was convinced that the Central Park Five were guilty (they weren’t). He spent years claiming that former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya (he wasn’t). He suggested that Supreme Court Justice…
Does Betsy DeVos care more about furthering the xenophobic and racist policies of this administration than she does about educating the children of this country? The education secretary’s latest statement would lead us to believe that is indeed the case, since she basically told schools to call the police on…
I’m a simple person who finds pleasure in the simple things in life. But of the many simple things I enjoy—watching the sun rise, listening to Beyoncé sing, stalking cat/dog videos online—watching racists get clocked is undefeated, and this week delivered in the most delightful of ways when it comes to Aaron…
After identifying the raving racist who threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Spanish speakers at a New York City deli, the internet is clapping back in the most delicious, delightful way.
Consider this a variation on a theme.
In an op-ed published Tuesday, the Washington Post drew attention to a case that highlights the cruelty and “tortured logic” of our country’s current immigration policies.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are continuing the business of cracking down on undocumented immigrant workers and the employers that hire them. The latest targets of federal immigration audits are businesses in the Los Angeles area.
It’s a clash of law enforcement agencies. A black female Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent is pointing the finger at a New Mexico police department, accusing officers of racial profiling after she was pulled over several times by sheriff’s deputies for no apparent reason.
Walk outside a Hollywood, Calif., nightclub on any given night of the week and you are bound to come across a street vendor selling delicious-smelling hot dogs and sausages smothered in peppers and onions. The familiar tinkling of a bell attached to the end of a cart as it makes its way down your street lets you know…
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are being slammed for their conduct after they were caught on video harassing a Latino man, demanding that he give them his name and identification, even though they failed to identify themselves as agents.
Updated Thursday Sept. 14, 11:39 p.m. EDT: The Root received the following statement issued by the Motel 6 corporation:
Snitches get stitches, fam. But it seems like the idiot who is trying to get black Chicagoans to report suspected undocumented residents to immigration agents doesn’t get that.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper heeded the call of lawyers and activists who asked him to intervene in the case of Rene Lima-Marin, the man who was awarded his freedom Tuesday, only to be picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials Wednesday and detained for deportation.
Updated Thursday, May 18, 2017, 1:33 a.m. EDT: Rene Lima-Marin’s family was heartbroken Wednesday when, on the day he was to be released from prison per a judge’s order, he was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
If you needed any further proof of how low the agents of this administration will sink to carry out its dictator’s mandates, a federal immigration agent showed up at an elementary school in Queens, N.Y., to question a fourth-grade student Thursday.
On Wednesday, a Trump supporter felt the full brunt of the current president’s strict stance against immigrants when her husband was deported to Mexico.
As it turns out, there are allegations that tens of thousands of immigrants who were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and held at a private U.S. prison company were also forced into labor at $1 per day or for no pay, which would be a gross violation of federal anti-slavery laws.
Immigration officers have been identifying themselves as “police” when searching for people living in the country illegally, and top elected officials in Los Angeles are urging federal authorities to bring that practice to a stop.