Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Sex Offender Charged With Keeping Teenage Girl In Garage Was Free On Immigration BondAuthorities say a man charged with sex crimes against a 14-year-old California girl is a registered sex offender in deportation proceedings who was out on immigration bond.
Immigration Detention Center Expands In AdelantoImmigration authorities are expanding a Southern California detention facility to get more bed space for women with criminal records, immigrants with medical needs, recently-arrived asylum seekers and other detainees.
Police: Internet Predator Arrested In OC In Targeting Female TeensAuthorities were able to arrest a Cypress man Thursday who was allegedly attempting to contact teenage girls on the internet for sex and was in possession of child pornography, officials said.
Man Freed On Bond After Daughter Talks To Pope Francis About Immigration ReformAfter a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, the man was released Friday on bond from immigration detention.
ACLU Of SoCal Sues To Stop Immigration Holds On US CitizensImmigrant 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.
Former ICE Agent Sentenced For Defrauding Government Out Of $500KA 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.
Immigrant Mothers Make Tearful Pleas To Stay In U.S. With KidsImmigration officials Wednesday granted an extension to one mother, but ordered another mother out of the county.
160 Pounds Of Meth Seized From Drug Labs In Van Nuys, PomonaMore 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.
ICE Arrests 206 LA-Area Illegal Immigrants In Nationwide SweepMore 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.
Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAXA 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.
9 Indicted In Denim-Smuggling Scheme From ChinaAuthorities 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.
7 Illegal Immigrant Students Get Themselves Arrested To Test President ObamaSeven 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.