Friday, May 24, 2019

White House had secret plan to arrest and deport thousands of migrant families

Department of Homeland Security officials considered a secret White House plan to arrest thousands of undocumented migrant parents and children in coordinated raids across the U.S., but the idea was tabled due to a lack of resources, reported The Washington Post and The Associated Press. The massive operation was intended to deter people from crossing […]

Investigation reveals that ICE has wrongly arrested over 1,000 US citizens

  A Los Angeles Times investigation published last week found that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have repeatedly wrongly targeted and arrested U.S. citizens. Official figures provided to the Times, show that the agency has released more than 1,480 people from custody since 2012 after investigating claims that they were U.S. citizens. ICE policy requires that a legal […]