The New York Civil Liberties Union and Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York have filed a federal class-action lawsuit seeking better medical care for detainees at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia. The complaint filed Monday demands that ICE ...Read More »
A Massachusetts state court judge and a former court officer were charged by federal prosecutors Thursday with obstructing justice for allegedly preventing an immigration and customs officer from arresting an undocumented immigrant at a courthouse west of Boston last year. ...
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WASHINGTON – Public and private contractors running immigration jails violated federal detention standards thousands of times in recent years – including failing to report allegations of sexual assaults and staff misconduct to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – but were ...
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have confirmed they are force-feeding nine detainees who initiated a hunger strike at an El Paso, Texas, detention center. Ten detainees at the facility are under a self-imposed hunger strike, ICE spokeswoman Danielle Bennett said ...Read More »
Trump administration diverted nearly $10 million from FEMA to ICE detention program, according to DHS document
The Trump administration appears to have diverted nearly $10 million in funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency at the forefront of the president’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that led to ...Read More »
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested 46 foreign nationals during a recent five-day operation. Half of the arrested individuals had prior criminal convictions. Of the 23 non-criminal immigration violators, four are fugitives and six illegally re-entered the country after ...Read More »
Immigrant advocates in Virginia filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against four federal immigration agents over a practice known as “collateral arrests” that have helped boost the number of illegal immigrants apprehended under the Trump administration. The lawsuit, filed in the ...Read More »
Immigration agents may arrest crime victims and witnesses at courthouses, a homeland security official said Tuesday, highlighting a growing dispute between the Trump administration and some state court officials who fear the practice will hinder law enforcement work in their ...Read More »
A hearing in El Paso County went from ordinary to “unprecedented” last week when half a dozen Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at a courthouse where an undocumented woman was seeking a protective order against the boyfriend she ...Read More »
Federal immigration authorities have arrested and threatened to deport a 23-year-old Mexican immigrant who was living in the United States legally under the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to a new lawsuit. It appears to be ...Read More »