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.
Before dawn on Wednesday, seven immigration agents entered a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles and made arriving customers and a beer-delivery driver wait outside while they conducted a “federal inspection.”
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.
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:
Hours before his senior prom was set to begin, Diego Ismael Puma Macancela hid in a bedroom closet at his cousin’s home as immigration officers who had come looking for him stood outside the apartment banging on the door and threatening to break it down if Puma Macancela did not come out.
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.
Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security launched a new hotline to “assist victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.” The resulting “fuck you!” from average Americans was swift and hilarious.
Remember how the Trump administration figured it would try to shame sanctuary cities into cooperating with its detainer requests by publishing the “Declined Detainer Outcome Report” on a weekly basis? Remember how the first one came out and we were all like, “Shut up, Homeland Security”? Well, apparently the…
The Trump administration promised to publicly shame any city or county that did not cooperate with federal immigration authorities by detaining undocumented immigrants who have been arrested or charged with a crime, and the Department of Homeland Security made good on that promise Monday by publishing its first weekly…
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.
A 13-year-old girl in Los Angeles recorded the heartbreaking moment when immigration officials arrested her father, an undocumented immigrant, as he was taking her to school this week.