SoCal Hotels Allegedly Used To House Migrants Awaiting Expulsion; Councilman Files Motion To Stop PracticeIn light of a New York Times report, L.A. City Councilman Gil Cedillo Tuesday introduced a motion to prohibit hotels in the city from holding migrant children and families on behalf of private security companies hired by ICE.
Feds Drop Rule Requiring International Students To Leave US If Schools Remain Online OnlyThe decision was announced at the start of a hearing in a federal lawsuit in Boston. U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs said federal immigration authorities agreed to pull the July 6 directive and “return to the status quo.”
International Students May Need To Leave The US If Their University Is Fully Remote In The FallInternational students may have to leave the U.S. if their universities switch to online-only courses during the coronavirus pandemic, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday, or they could risk deportation.
Undocumented Immigrant Sues ICE For $750K Over Alleged Beatings He Received For Refusing To Become InformantCarlos Alfred Rueda Cruz of Sacramento filed a $750,000 lawsuit against ICE and the Dept. of Homeland Security for battery, assault and false imprisonment over the alleged beatings he received during check-ins with ICE agents last year.
ICE Detainee Dies After Collapsing While Playing SoccerVicente Caceres-Maradiaga, 46, on Wednesday became the third U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee to die while in custody since March 28.
Feds To Share $20.5M In Seized Assets With Chinese In Smuggled Clothing ProbeAn investigation originally launched by the former U.S. Customs Service in 2000 has uncovered what is believed to be the largest commercial fraud scheme ever uncovered on the West Coast.
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.