Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Immigrant advocates sued the federal government Wednesday alleging immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody before investigating whether they’re in the country illegally.
A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for defrauding the government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal salary and benefits.
Immigration officials Wednesday granted an extension to one mother, but ordered another mother out of the county.
More than 160 pounds of methamphetamine was seized from drug labs run out of homes in Van Nuys and Pomona after the arrest of a Mexican man suspected of working as a runner for a drug-trafficking ring.
More than 200 illegal immigrants in the Los Angeles area were arrested in a national immigration sweep, the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement said Monday.
A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.
Authorities say nine people have been indicted on charges of smuggling and money laundering tied to a denim-importing scheme that cost the government at least $2 million in tax revenue.
Seven illegal immigrant students arrested in a Southern California street protest say they are now waiting to see if they will be deported in a test of the Obama administration’s immigration policy.
Immigration authorities will add another 1,300 beds to detain suspected illegal immigrants in Southern California.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has questioned the civil rights of illegal immigrants in radio remarks that have riled immigrant advocates.
Federal officials have returned $160,000 to an 87-year-old Los Angeles-area widower who was bilked in a Quebec-based telemarketing scam targeting elderly people.
Federal authorities say a Miami man has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport while trying to smuggle cocaine concealed inside phony Easter eggs.
Los Angeles County supervisors have voted to extend a program to have sheriff’s officials screen inmates’ immigration status.
Authorities claim a former immigration agent stole more than half a million dollars in pay and benefits.