Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigrant Families Fail to Report to Federal AgentsAbout 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.
Deportations Down 20 Percent, Fewest Since 2007President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn't Tell White HouseGovernment officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 strictly for budget reasons and didn't tell the Homeland Security secretary about the plan, according to an oversight report.
Brewer Spokesman: Conditions At Center Holding Immigrant Children DireMattresses, portable toilets and showers were brought in Saturday for 700 unaccompanied minors who spent the night sleeping on plastic cots inside an Arizona warehouse, a federal official said.
Obama: Most Illegal Immigrants 'Not Making Trouble, Not Causing Crimes' President Obama held a Tuesday meeting at the Eisenhower Office Building with the country’s top law enforcement officials to make the case for immigration reform. Obama said the current system “makes it harder” for law enforcement to do their jobs, reiterating that most illegal immigrants “are not making trouble,” and “are not causing crimes.”
Report: Immigrants Getting Better At Fighting DeportationsNearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.
Wounded Veterans Work to Capture Child PredatorsOskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture.
Immigration Protesters Chain Together Outside ICE Office in FairfaxNine people were arrested during a protest outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in northern Virginia on Monday morning, authorities say.
Va., N.Y. 7-Eleven Stores Exploited Immigrants, Feds SayNine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island and in Virginia were charged on Monday in a scheme to exploit immigrants from Pakistan and the Philippines.
Iranian Accused Of Nuclear Smuggling DeportedU.S. immigration officials have deported an Iranian businessman found guilty of illegally shipping equipment to Iran that authorities said could be used in the country's nuclear program.
ICE: More Than 200 People Arrested In International Child Porn RingMore than 200 adults have been arrested in an international investigation of child pornography, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday.
More Than 3,100 Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Nationwide SweepThe Obama administration said Monday it arrested more than 3,100 immigrants who were illegally in the country and who were convicted of serious crimes or otherwise considered fugitives or threats to national security. It was part of a six-day nationwide sweep that the government described as the largest of its kind.