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Is Out of Jail
Oct 8, 2022 9:00 AM CDT
Anna Sorokin Is Out of Jail
Con woman who'd faked being rich heiress 'Anna Delvey' had been in ICE custody since March 2021
Anna Sorokin, the German national who faked being a rich heiress and inspired Netflix's
, is out of jail. The
reports that Sorokin's attorney confirmed her release Friday from Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention, where she'd been held since March 2021. "She will...
Sep 15, 2020 6:27 AM CDT
Whistleblower: ICE Center Performed Mass Hysterectomies
Nurse quoted in complaint says it's not clear whether women knowingly consented
- An immigration detention center in Georgia performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19, and shredded medical records, according to a nurse quoted in a complaint filed Monday. The complaint to the Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog relies on the accounts of Dawn Wooten, who worked full-time as...
Judge: Centers Holding
Immigrant Kids Are 'On Fire'
Jun 27, 2020 5:30 AM CDT
Judge: Centers Holding Immigrant Kids Are 'On Fire'
Order mandates that children held in 3 Texas, Pa. facilities be released by July 17 due to pandemic
- A federal judge on Friday ordered the release of children held with their parents in US immigration jails and denounced the Trump administration's prolonged detention of families during the pandemic. US District Judge Dolly Gee's order applies to kids held for more than 20 days at three family...
to Call ICE
Oct 2, 2019 11:00 AM CDT
Police Chief: Cop's Move to Call ICE 'Unacceptable'
Virginia officer contacted agency on driver involved in traffic accident
- A Virginia police officer who responded to a traffic accident Sept. 21 found that one of the drivers involved lacked a state driver's license. He then looked up the driver, found out they were wanted by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for not showing up at a deportation hearing,...
Feel Like Shouting
Not Smart in NYC
Oct 1, 2019 9:00 AM CDT
Feel Like Shouting 'Speak English'? Not Smart in NYC
City issues ban on discriminatory rhetoric like 'illegal alien,' threatening to call ICE to harass
- New York City is cracking down on xenophobia, with new guidelines that ban calling people "illegal aliens" in an attempt to "demean, humiliate, or harass" them; threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement in an attempt to discriminate; or telling anyone to "speak English" or "go...
Pickup Truck Drives
Into ICE Protesters
Aug 15, 2019 12:45 PM CDT
Pickup Truck Drives Into ICE Protesters
Rhode Island attorney general and police are now investigating incident at detention center
- A protest outside a detention center used to hold immigration detainees in Rhode Island took a scary turn Wednesday night when a pickup drove into protesters, reports the
. The state attorney general and the state police are now investigating what happened at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility...
'Jimmy Was Found
Dead Today in Iraq'
Aug 8, 2019 8:33 AM CDT
'Jimmy Was Found Dead Today in Iraq'
Attorney says Jimmy Aldaoud, deported in June, was a diabetic with mental health issues
- "Jimmy was found dead today in Iraq." That was the Facebook announcement Wednesday from immigration attorney Edward Bajoka, who revealed the fate of friend Jimmy Aldaoud, a Detroit man deported in June amid the Trump administration's immigration roundups. Aldaoud—who Bajoka says was a diabetic suffering from...
He Wouldn't Get
Out of the Car.
Jul 24, 2019 8:10 AM CDT
He Wouldn't Get Out of the Car. ICE Agents Smashed the Window
Facebook video shows man with girlfriend, 2 young kids being dragged out of car by ICE officers
- A Facebook Live video recorded by a woman in Kansas City, Mo., is causing a stir after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were seen breaking the window of the car she was in and dragging her boyfriend out to arrest him. Per ABC News , Cheyenne Hoyt says she and Florencio...
Neighbors Form Human Chain
to Protect Man From ICE
Jul 23, 2019 7:32 PM CDT
Neighbors Form Human Chain to Protect Man From ICE
Agents eventually gave up and left in Tennessee
- As Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents attempted to detain a man suspected of being in the country illegally Monday, his neighbors intervened in a big way. They, along with activists from the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition, gathered in the Hermitage, Tennessee, yard and delivered water to the man...
US-Born Teen Detained by
Border Patrol Released
Jul 23, 2019 6:04 PM CDT
US-Born Teen Detained by Border Patrol Released
Francisco Erwin Galicia's case became immigration flashpoint
- A US-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks, the AP reports. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he had been released, less than a...
ICE Official: 'There Have
Been No Mass Arrests'
Jul 17, 2019 12:03 AM CDT
ICE Official: 'There Have Been No Mass Arrests'
This week has been 'business as usual,' he says
- The planned raids to round up thousands of migrants subject to deportation orders have been something of a non-event so far, according to a Immigration and Customs Enforcement official. "This notion that we were going to do this massive sweep—to be honest, there have been limited results so...
Truck Driver in Biker
Crash Could Get Deported
Jun 26, 2019 9:45 AM CDT
Truck Driver in Biker Crash Could Get Deported
Mass. license for Volodymyr Zhukovskyy ought to have been suspended after drunk driving arrest
- The 23-year-old truck driver charged with killing seven bikers in a horrific crash in New Hampshire shouldn't have been on the road. Ukrainian national and permanent resident Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, who police say plowed into the bikers with his Dodge 2500 pickup towing a flatbed trailer, was arrested for drunken...
He Wanted His Wife Gone.
So He Drove to an ICE Office
May 9, 2019 7:25 AM CDT
He Wanted His Wife Gone. So He Drove to an ICE Office
Antonio Oswaldo Burgos gets 4 months in prison for trying to bribe ICE officer
- It may have seemed like a simple plan in his own mind. But, as the
reports, what Antonio Oswaldo Burgos tried to do in an attempt to get rid of his wife didn't end well: He tried to bribe an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer to deport...
Trump Dumps ICE Nominee
for Someone 'Tougher'
Apr 5, 2019 12:39 PM CDT
Trump Dumps ICE Nominee for Someone 'Tougher'
Ron Vitiello is no longer the president's choice to head agency
- A move unpredictable even for a president known for his unpredictability came down Thursday regarding President Trump's nomination for a new chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The president withdrew his pick of Ron Vitiello—a longtime border official with more than three decades of law enforcement experience, and...
He Went to
Motel 6 to Wrap
His Kids' Gifts.
Then ICE Came
Apr 5, 2019 11:03 AM CDT
He Went to Motel 6 to Wrap His Kids' Gifts. Then ICE Came
Just one story cited by Washington state AG in announcing $12M settlement hotel chain will pay
- If you or any family members stayed at a Motel 6 in the state of Washington between Feb. 1, 2015, and Sept. 17, 2017, you may want to check out the latest statement from the attorney general there. Per NPR , Bob Ferguson announced that Motel 6 will pay $12 million...
280 Face Deportation
After Massive ICE Raid
Apr 4, 2019 10:20 AM CDT
280 Face Deportation After Massive ICE Raid
Protests follow arrest of 'community members' in Allen, Texas
- Numerous complaints against a Texas tech refurbishment business have led to the arrest of more than 280 employees who will now be processed for deportation. "As far as immigration-related arrests, this is the largest ICE worksite operation at one site in the last 10 years," special agent Katrina...
ICE Set Up a Fake College.
Then Came the Arrests
Jan 31, 2019 8:57 AM CST
ICE Set Up a Fake College. Then Came the Arrests
The 'University of Farmington' was used to nab recruiters of undocumented immigrants
- A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday names eight suspects accused of "harboring aliens for profit"—and it was a phony university set up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement that nabbed them. NBC News reports on the fake "University of Farmington," which set up shop in 2015 near...
ICE Detains Pizza Guy
at NYC Army Base
Jun 7, 2018 6:39 AM CDT
ICE Detains Pizza Guy at NYC Army Base
Pablo Villavicencio, who's married to a US citizen and has no criminal record, is set to be deported
- Pizza deliveryman Pablo Villavicencio says he'd delivered food to Brooklyn's Fort Hamilton many times before. But last week, the 35-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant found himself detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the US Army base. Now he faces deportation, the
New York Times
reports. CBS News and...
Congolese Mother Kept 2K
Miles From Daughter Set Free
Mar 7, 2018 7:47 AM CST
Congolese Mother Kept 2K Miles From Daughter Set Free
Asylum seeker's next step: to reunite with 7-year-old daughter, taken by ICE 4 months ago
- A Congolese mother detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement after attempting to seek asylum in the US, then held 2,000 miles away from her 7-year-old daughter for four months, walked free on Tuesday, per the
. The ACLU reports her release comes just days after it filed suit...
ICE: Oakland Mayor's
Warning Cost Us 800 Arrests
Mar 1, 2018 2:02 AM CST
ICE: Oakland Mayor's Warning Cost Us 800 Arrests
ICE's acting director calls Libby Schaaf's Twitter warning 'beyond the pale'
- A federal official said Wednesday that about 800 "criminals" avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation, an extraordinarily high number of missed targets, the AP reports. Thomas Homan, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's acting director, told Fox News that the...
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