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Tag Results for "Undocumented Immigrants"

Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Believes Government Should Honor Him, Not Question His Tactics

The sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio, said Wednesday in Tampa that the Obama administration should give him a "medal" for apprehending undocumented immigrants rather than investigating him for his methods. continue reading »

San Diego County Sheriff Being Pushed to Allow ICE Agents in Sheriffs’ Offices

Earlier this week, San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore revealed federal immigration officers had been given desks in a number of several of the county’s sheriffs’ offices. continue reading »

Thousands Apply for Deferred Action in Chicago

Thousands of undocumented immigrants jammed the installations of Chicago's Navy Pier, where some stood in line all night to be among the first to apply for a new program that promises protection from deportation. continue reading »

California Artist Neil Rivas’ “Illegal Superheroes” - Undocumented Comic Book Heroes (PHOTOS)

An Oakland, California artist is using comic book characters in his satirical poster campaign to address undocumented immigration. Neil Rivas has created a number of posters depicting the characters such as Wolverine, Wonder Woman, Superman, Thor, continue reading »

Prison Companies Making Big Money Off Arrests of Illegal Immigrants

A recent review by the Associated Press found prison companies are seeing large profits from the detention of undocumented immigrants. However, it is the American taxpayers who are paying more than $2 billion a year. continue reading »

Truthout Reports Exploitation of Detained Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants are not allowed to work legally in the United States, but they can do so for $1 a day in the privately run detention centers where they await deportation, according to a report by Truthout. continue reading »

Mexican Arrested for Smuggling Immigrants Via Chartered Planes

A Mexican citizen was accused of being part of a sophisticated operation that hid undocumented immigrants and sent them into the country's interior on board chartered airplanes. continue reading »

Anti-Racial Profiling Law in New Mexico has Done Little to Stop It

Only 22 percent of law enforcement agencies in New Mexico are complying with the regulations established by a state law to prevent racial profiling, according to a study released Thursday. continue reading »

Town Blocks Plans for Immigration Detention Center Near Chicago

Authorities in Crete, a small community south of Chicago, voted down the construction of a detention center for undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

D.C. Council Unanimously Votes on Measure to Prevent Info-Sharing Regarding Undocumented

Tuesday, a D.C. Council committee agreed on a measure that would limit the information-sharing that currently allows the area’s jails to hold those suspected of being in the country illegally until federal officials can take over custody. continue reading »

Families of Border Patrol Victims Seek Justice

The family of immigrant Anastacio Hernandez, who died at the hands of the Border Patrol, will take part in a march in San Diego to ask for justice. continue reading »

Another Crash at Texas Border Leaves 12 Immigrants Injured, Driver Being Sought

Border Patrol officials in Texas are investigating yet another crash involving undocumented immigrants and a run away driver. This incident occurred Saturday morning near the border city of Progreso, Texas when twelve undocumented immigrants were found off a dirt road after a car wreck. No driver was located in or near the vehicle. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescue Undocumented Border Crossers in Peril

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine (OAM) and El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents worked together to rescue two distressed illegal aliens who had lost their way in the mountains. continue reading »

Vigilante Border Justice?  Two Illegal Border Crossers Shot and Killed by People in Camouflage

Arizona authorities are reporting the shooting deaths of two illegal border crossers this weekend in Eagle Ranch near Eloy, Arizona by several individuals dressed in camouflage. continue reading »

Obama Proposes New Rules Favorable to Undocumented Immigrant Families

The Obama administration is proposing a new rule which would make it easier for illegal immigrants with immediate family members that are U.S. citizens to apply for their own legal residency. continue reading »

REPORT:  11.5 Million Undocumented Immigrants Living in U.S, Majority of Mexican Descent

The number of undocumented immigrants in the United States was around 11.5 million in January 2011, compared with the 11.6 million the year before, according to a Department of Homeland Security report published Saturday in the American press. continue reading »

ACLU Says California City Is “Profiting” From Undocumented Immigrants

Pro-immigrant activists and the American Civil Liberties Union have accused officials in the Southern California city of Escondido of generating ongoing profits from undocumented immigra continue reading »

Sex Offender Hired to ‘Babysit’ Undocumented Immigrants in Stash House, 8 yr-old Found Amongst Them

Sex offender, Miguel ‘Jr.’ Angel Garza, will appear before a judge in McAllen, Texas after police raided a house filled with illegal immigrants under his care. continue reading »

Deported Father Receives Good News in Battle to be Reunited with U.S. Citizen Children

A father who was deported to Mexico has a little more hope now after thousands of people signed a petition to slow the court case that could conceivably keep him from his children. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother of Cash Carrying Kids Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

In September 2011, Veronica Angulo Leyva’s children were sent in the U.S. to pick up $100,000 in undeclared currency and bring it back to her in Mexico, and as a result she was accused of child abuse. continue reading »