Category Archives: ICE

Who Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is Really Deporting

The Obama administration says it is deporting a record number of criminals. The truth, however, is more complicated — and the administration’s rhetoric may be influenced by the political tightrope it’s walking as it tries simultaneously to please Latinos and independent voters. … Continue reading

Posted in Deportation, ICE, Politics

Is Immigration watching?

Most users of social media sites probably think only their Facebook friends view what they post. But not everyone uses social media to share family photos or helpful hints about where to get the best haircut. Government agents also use … Continue reading

Posted in ICE, USCIS

ICE Disclose Fiscal Year Results: Nearly 400,000 Deported

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported nearly 400,000 people during their last fiscal year which recently came to an end in September. This number is the highest seen in ICE history. 55% of those deported had been convicted of felonies … Continue reading

Posted in Deportation, ICE

Lawsuit Filed Over Three Immigrant Women Allegedly Assaulted While in ICE Custody

On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a class-action on behalf of three women who were allegedly sexually assaulted while in custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas. The lawsuit filed is against three ICE officials: Williamson … Continue reading

Posted in ICE, Immigration, Legal

Obama announces new “Prosecutorial Discretion Policy”

Today President Obama announced that the government will begin implementing the prosecutorial discretion memo that was issued on June 17th by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director, John Morton. You can read the memo in full here. A summary … Continue reading

Posted in Deportation, Government, ICE, Immigration, Uncategorized