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  • Trump: Without ICE, California would be 'crime nest'

    02/23/2018 2:03:51 AM PST · by GraceG · 6 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 02/22/2018 | Bradford Betz
    President Trump on Thursday threatened to pull U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California if state officials continue to refuse to assist federal agents in immigration initiatives. Trump, during a White House meeting, said that if he followed through with the threat, the state “would have a crime nest like you’ve never seen in California. "All I’d have to do is say, ‘ICE and Border Patrol, let California learn,'" the president said. Trump added that California state officials were doing a “lousy management job,” and criticized them for supposedly harboring “criminals,” the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. ICE launches raids...
  • Trump considers pulling ICE out of California to let the state learn

    02/22/2018 2:38:44 PM PST · by mandaladon · 63 replies
    The San Diego Tribune ^ | 22 Feb 2018 | Abby Hamblin
    President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he’s considering pulling Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers out of California. Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration “no help” in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles. “We’re getting no help from the state of California,” Trump said from the White House. “Frankly, if I wanted to pull our people from California you would have a crime nest like you’ve never seen in California. All I’d have to do is say ‘ICE and border patrol, let California learn.’” Trump made those remarks during a meeting at...
  • ICE arrests surging in N.J. under Trump. Here's why.

    02/21/2018 2:44:45 PM PST · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    NJ Advance Media for NJ.com ^ | February 20, 2018
    New Jersey saw one of the nation's biggest surges in arrests by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents last year as the federal government cracked down on unauthorized immigrants during President Donald Trump's first year in office. There were 3,189 arrests in fiscal year 2017 in ICE's Newark region, which encompasses all of New Jersey, according to data released by the agency. That is a 42 percent increase compared to the previous year. New Jersey's increase was among the highest in the nation, according to an analysis by the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan demographic research group. Nationwide, ICE...
  • California seeking to fine employers for complying with ICE

    02/19/2018 8:23:40 AM PST · by ptsal · 72 replies
    CalCoastNews ^ | 02-15-2018 | staff
    In the aftermath of the passage of legislation aimed at limiting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in California, the state has released rules employers must follow or risk fines of up to $10,000 per offense. The Immigrant Worker Protection Act prohibits employers from voluntarily granting ICE agents access to private areas of worksites or to employee records. If ICE agents have a judicial warrant or subpoena for the records, however, the state law allows employers to grant them access, according to guidelines released by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Under the new state law, employers must also notify employees...
  • Sunday Feb 18 Olympics snark thread. Day 1 of Ice Dancing!

    02/18/2018 5:51:28 PM PST · by RooRoobird20 · 28 replies
    Me ^ | Feb 18 2018 | Me
    Wheeeee, it's the start of Olympic Ice Dancing!!!!!! Mr. Roo Roo is wavering between homicide and suicide. We have to flip back and forth between ice dancing and two man bobsled or we might have to get a divorce. Okay,here is my expert opinion on ice dancing: there should be point subtractions for bad outfits and women's armpits with five oclock shadows. Seriously.
  • ‘[bleep] All of You!’ California Open Borders Activists Surround DHS Agents

    02/16/2018 6:01:19 PM PST · by Cheerio · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Feb 2018 | John Binder
    A group of open borders activists blocked and surrounded federal immigration officials in downtown Los Angeles, California on Thursday, preventing the agents from accessing a nearby detention center. Coordinated by a slew of open borders groups, about 50 illegal immigrant activists stopped a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) van of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents while they were on their way to a detention center.
  • ICE arrests 212 illegals, targets 122 businesses in LA sweep

    02/16/2018 8:25:12 AM PST · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 16, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Federal deportation officers staged one of the biggest enforcement actions in years against businesses in Los Angeles this week, arresting 212 people and serving audit notices to 122 businesses who will have to prove they aren’t hiring illegal immigrants. Nearly all of those arrested were convicted criminals, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE said it targeted Los Angeles because it’s a sanctuary city, meaning it refuses to fully cooperate with federal authorities on deportations from within its jails. That means agents and officers have to go out into the community, said Thomas D. Homan, the agency’s deputy director.
  • ICE immigration sweep in California puts employers and families on edge

    02/16/2018 6:32:29 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 47 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | February 16, 2018
    Federal immigration agents are escalating efforts to crack down on businesses hiring undocumented workers. New data released Friday morning shows Immigration and Customs Enforcement visited 122 businesses over the past five days, mostly in Southern California. Mike Poindexter is CEO of his family business the Poindexter Nut Company near Fresno, California. He says most Americans don't want these labor-intensive jobs. "We hire people all the time. They show up, they work two days and they leave," Poindexter said. His company is now being audited by ICE. "We've had somewhere between 5 to 10 percent of our workforce quit voluntarily just...
  • ICE may deport DWI suspect in NC crash that killed toddler in ambulance

    02/14/2018 4:29:26 PM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    WBTV ^ | 2/14/18
    WINSTON SALEM (AP/WNCN) - Authorities say a man accused of drunken driving in a fatal ambulance crash in North Carolina is subject to deportation pending the criminal case’s outcome. **SNIP** Police say Romero’s car hit the ambulance carrying a 3-year-old boy and his mother, causing it to overturn. Police found the ambulance overturned on the curb of U.S. 52 southbound near the Liberty Street exit around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, WFMY reported. The boy later died in a hospital. Three adults on the ambulance had minor injuries, according to the TV station.
  • ATTEMPTED MASS POISONING: ILLEGAL ALIEN Poured Drain Cleaner into FOOD at Florida Restaurant

    02/14/2018 10:17:49 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 62 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | Feb 10, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL (The Miami Herald) – Pleading guilty to putting lye in sauce led to a seven-year prison sentence for a Florida restaurant worker — and possibly more punitive action at the federal level. Margarito Padilla began serving his sentence Monday, according to Florida Department of Corrections records. On Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Tampa office filed a detainer on the 54-year-old Guadalajara, Mexico, native, meaning ICE wants to know when Padilla finishes doing his time.... [snip] “DANGER POISON HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED CAUSES SEVERE BURNS.”
  • Trump takes ‘shackles’ off ICE,which is slapping them on immigrants who thought they were safe

    02/12/2018 6:10:18 PM PST · by mdittmar · 33 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | February 11,2018 | Nick Miroff and Maria Sacchetti
    A week after he won the election, President Trump promised that his administration would round up millions of immigrant gang members and drug dealers. And after he took office, arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers surged 40 percent.Officials at the agency commonly known as ICE praise Trump for putting teeth back into immigration enforcement, and they say their agency continues to prioritize national security threats and violent criminals, much as the Obama administration did. But as ICE officers get wider latitude to determine whom they detain, the biggest jump in arrests has been of immigrants with no criminal convictions.
  • Immigration judge denies stay of deportation for Kansas man

    02/12/2018 1:57:05 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 58 replies
    FOX 4 TV News ^ | February 12, 2018 | by Staff
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. --After more 30 years in the United States Park University professor detained by ICE is set to be deported to his home country of Bangladesh, according to a Facebook page called Free Syed Ahmed Jamal. "We just got word that the judge ruled against us and they have taken him out of El Paso and probably to the plane," the post said. "His legal counsel is trying to get the appeal filed before the plane takes off. Please pray for due process." Syed Jamal, from Bangladesh, has been in the United States for more than 30 years....
  • Family says they were targeted by ICE after speaking up for immigrants' rights

    02/11/2018 2:22:13 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 91 replies
    ABC 13 ^ | Feb 11, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota -- A family in Minneapolis says their father was targeted by ICE after speaking up for immigrants' rights. Luis Candela, who is an undocumented immigrant, was arrested last month. Luis' family says he was on the right track in life, an active father and talented chef. He got in trouble a decade ago for a robbery, serving seven months - a case that's been closed. He came to the U.S. from Mexico. "My parents came here for job opportunities, for security and being here we can bring our families and have a better future for our children," said...
  • ICE arrest of Kansas professor highlights complicated paths to citizenship

    02/08/2018 7:54:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    NBC News ^ | 02/08/2018 | by ELIZABETH CHUCK and DANIELLA SILVA
    The detention of a Kansas father of three who has lived in the U.S. for three decades highlights what experts say is the extraordinarily complicated nature of immigration law — and how much can change from one administration to the next. Immigration experts said the path towards citizenship can easily get derailed by what appear to be minor infractions, which may have contributed to the seemingly out-of-the blue detention of Syed Ahmed Jamal last month. Jamal, who is from Bangladesh, was about to take his daughter to school on Jan. 24 when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials showed...
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed Colts Linebacker And Second Man Is A Twice-Deported Illegal Immigrant

    02/05/2018 12:54:52 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 22 replies
    Edwin Jackson was a walk-on at Georgia Southern, developed into an all-conference talent, then became an NFL starter with Indianapolis. He made the AllState Good Works Team as a college senior for the time he spent volunteering at a local school. On Saturday night he was in the back of an Uber when he asked the driver to pull over because he was feeling sick. Both men got out and were on the shoulder of the road when an F-150 plowed into them, killing both. It was a hit-and-run in the literal sense, as the driver of the Ford left...
  • ICE looks to private sector to help hire nearly 6,600...

    02/04/2018 10:54:30 PM PST · by qaz123 · 6 replies
    San Diego Tribune ^ | 01Feb2018 | Greg Moran
    A little more than year ago President Donald Trump signed an executive order that spelled out his administration’s initial steps to crack down on unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. — chief among them a mandate to hire an additional 10,000 new agents for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • ICE raid hits 77 businesses in Northern California

    02/02/2018 7:19:59 AM PST · by gubamyster · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/02/2018 | Benjamin Brown
    <p>Less than a month after federal immigration officials raided nearly 100 7-Eleven stores nationwide, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted another sweep this week in Northern California, officials said Thursday.</p> <p>This time, ICE agents searched 77 businesses in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas in what was believed to be the largest localized raid since President Donald Trump took office, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.</p>
  • Border Patrol agents find tunnel in El Paso that connects city to storied past

    02/01/2018 7:09:38 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    FOX News ^ | January 30, 2018 | Ray Bogan
    Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas found a 75-foot tunnel along the U.S. bank of the Rio Grande river – and one former Border Patrol chief believes its origins could go back 100 years. The tunnel was found when Texas Department of Transportation employees were building near downtown and notified Border Patrol agents of a cave in. The Border Patrol’s Confined Space Entry Team went inside to take a look and found it goes further into the U.S. but not into Mexico. “Remediation efforts are already under way, which include filling the tunnel with concrete. At this time we...
  • Virginian Immigration Hawks Outraged as Fairfax County’s Gives Illegal Alien Criminals Sanctuary

    01/28/2018 8:04:24 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 28, 2018 | Ian Mason
    Fairfax County, Virginia Sheriff Stacey Kincaid’s announcement she would cancel an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to honor “detainers” for illegal alien criminals and arrestees has prompted pro-American immigration reformers to condemn the move for turning Fairfax into a “sanctuary county.” In the affluent suburban Washington, DC county, criminals and arrestees who ICE believes are illegal aliens subject to deportation will no longer be held for up to 48 after their release date so federal agents can pick them up. Virginia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart, who led an effort to force jails to report illegal...
  • Sonoma County education leaders vow to protect undocumented students

    01/27/2018 9:09:44 AM PST · by rey · 41 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 26 Jan 2018
    Before a crowd of more than 100 civic and business leaders, Santa Rosa Junior College President Frank Chong on Friday vowed to resist federal immigration operations on campus and defy all requests for information about undocumented students, even if it lands him behind bars. “If it’s about release of information, we’re not going to cooperate. If they end up on campus, we’re not going to cooperate,” Chong said. “We will engage in civil disobedience and I will be willing to go to jail in order to protect the rights of my students.” Chong’s defiant words came during a packed, noontime...