Illegal Immigration

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Strange News

Man Calls 911 to Ask to be Deported

The Collier County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Cesar Sanchez placed the call in Naples and told an operator that he wanted to be sent back to Guatemala. In an audio recording of the conversation released on Friday, a man says he is not well, but clarifies, "It's not an emergency. All I want...


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Politics

ICE Arrests Under Trump Jump 40 Percent

According to the Department of Homeland Security: * ICE has arrested more than 41,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally. This reflects an increase of 37.6 percent over the same period in 2016. * Nearly 75 percent of those arrested duri...


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Opinion

Dems Put Criminals First: Colorado Govenor Pardons Armed Robber

Democrats once again prove that they are weak on crime and prosecution and strong on harboring and pardoning illegal aliens. This time, they managed to do both in one shot. Colorado's governor issued a controversial pardon Friday to stop the deportation of a convicted armed robber to Cuba...


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US News

Illegal Immigration Grew By 740,000 People Last Year

Nearly 740,000 people, more than the population of Alaska, overstayed their U.S. visas last year, the Homeland Security Department said Monday. A large percent of those were students and foreign exchange visitors — 79,818 — who were supposed to leave in 2016 but didn’t. China had ...


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US News

200 Criminals Arrested by ICE In Illegal Alien Raids in LA

Federal immigration agents arrested nearly 200 people in the Los Angeles area during a five-day dragnet targeting criminal offenders living in the country illegally, U.S. officials said Thursday. Agents arrested 188 people in an operation targeting "at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-en...


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US News

Trump Targets Immigration Cases Shelved by Obama

The Trump administration has moved to reopen the cases of hundreds of illegal immigrants who had been given a reprieve from deportation, according to government data and court documents reviewed by Reuters and interviews with immigration lawyers. Trump signaled in January that he planned ...


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Politics

Border Patrol Arrests in 2017 Break Historical Trend

The chief of the Border Patrol’s El Paso sector says President Trump should get the credit for a break in a historical trend in illegal immigration.  New data out for the month of May shows the Border Patrol apprehended 19,967 illegal immigrants last month. That’s 35,475 fewer apprehensio...


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US News

ICE Arrests 113 Criminal Foreign Nationals in Week-Long NJ Sweep

The Newark, N.J. field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the arrests of 113 "criminal targets" this week. ...


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US News

New California Law Could Help Illegal Immigrants Clear Previous Crimes to Avoid Deportation

A new California law allows people who are no longer in jail to challenge old convictions, a move that could offer deportation relief to immigrants as President Donald Trump’s administration targets those with prior crimes. The law — known as “Criminal procedure: post-conviction relief” —...


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World

Canada's Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico, figures obtained by Reuters show, even as Canada burnishes its image as more welcoming than the United States. Detentions in the first five months o...


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US News

39 Members of MS-13 Are Arrested

Thirty-nine members of MS-13, a brutal gang with roots in Central America, were arrested by the immigration authorities in New York in the past month, officials said on Wednesday. Many of those arrested were on Long Island in Suffolk County, where the authorities have attributed 17 murder...


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US News

U.S. Arrests Nearly 200 Iraqis in Deportation Sweep

U.S. immigration authorities have arrested and moved to deport 199 Iraqi immigrants, mostly from the Detroit area, in the last three weeks after Iraq agreed to accept deportees as part of a deal removing it from President Donald Trump's travel ban, officials sa...


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Politics

U.S. Rescinds Obama Plan for Some Illegal Immigrants

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly signed a memorandum on Thursday rescinding an Obama-era plan to spare some illegal immigrant parents of children who are lawful permanent residents from being deported, the department said in a statement. ...


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US News

Alleged Murderer Of Young Female Muslim Is An Illegal Immigrant

A 22-year-old man accused of killing a 17-year-old Muslim girl in Virginia on Sunday morning is an illegal immigrant from El Salvador, a spokesperson for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) tells The Daily Caller. The suspect, Darwin A. Martinez Torres, was arrested on Sunday i...


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US News

Border Cities to Use IRIS Scanning Technology to Identify Illegal Immigrants

Criminals and illegal immigrants who get booked into jail along the southwest border will soon have one less way to hide their identity. Their eyes will be photographed with the Inmate Recognition and Identification System (IRIS). The device takes a picture of their iris, which according to polic...


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US News

California may have just boosted Trump's chances of winning in 2020

The anti-Trump resistance is real. And if you're a taxpayer in California, it's really costing you. The Golden State has decided to take its opposition to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration beyond defending sanctuary city policies. The Democrat-dominated state legis...


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US News

House passes Kate’s Law, anti-sanctuary city bill

The House on Thursday approved what would be the stiffest immigration crackdown in more than two decades, passing bills that would crack down on so-called sanctuary cities and impose stiffer penalties on illegal immigrants who sneak back into the U.S. after having already been deported. A...


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US News

Illegal immigrant Mom Accused in Stabbing Deaths of Children & Husband

The illegal immigrant accused of stabbing to death her four children and husband in their Georgia home put on a bizarre show in court on Friday, smiling and posing for news cameras and even giving a double "thumbs up" gesture. Maria Isabel Garduno-Marti...


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US News

ICE Officers Told to Take Action Against All Illegal Immigrants

The head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement unit in charge of deportations has directed his officers to take action against all illegal immigrants they may cross paths with, regardless of criminal histories. The guidance appears to go beyond the Trump administration’s publicly stated aims...


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US News

Smugglers Abandon Mexican Woman Found Dangling From Border Fence

A Mexican woman attempting to enter the United States was found dangling from a border fence in Arizona Saturday after smugglers left her hanging, officials said. ...


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US News

Illegal Immigrant Who Sneaked Into US 7 Times Was Drunk During Deadly Crash

An illegal immigrant who sneaked into the United States from Mexico seven times was driving drunk and speeding down a Nebraska highway when he crashed his van last week, killing a passenger sitting in the back of the vehicle, prosecutors said. Douglas C...


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US News

Hispanic Spending Takes a Dive as Fears of Deportation Keep Shoppers Home

Retail sales to Hispanics are tumbling, as immigrants fearful after the election of President Donald Trump stay home and hoard their cash. "There's almost a cocooning factor," said Brian Cornell, CEO of Target, at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech event Tuesday in Aspen, Colorado. "They are sta...


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US News

Sanctuary City Standoff Looms as ICE Director Vows Agent Surge

The acting ICE director is vowing to use new resources to target undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities – a move likely to hit resistance from mayors and local law enforcement who previously have refused to cooperate with federal authorities. ...


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US News

ICE Arrests 114 in New York Operation Targeting Fugitives and Illegal Immigrants

An Ecuadorian citizen who was illegally in the United States and had been convicted of rape was among 114 people arrested during an 11-day operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in New York, the agency said Tuesday. ICE ...


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US News

Illegal Immigrants Got Fake IDs From Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Workers

Four employees with the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) have been accused of producing fake IDs for illegal immigrants in exchange for cash. In October 2015, state police received an anonymous letter alleging that a corrupt RMV clerk was ...


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US News

U.S. Judge Deals Blow to Texas’ ‘Sanctuary City’ Law

A U.S. district judge in Austin has rejected an effort by Texas to have a law that would punish so-called sanctuary cities be declared constitutional ahead of the measure taking effect next month. The Republican-backed law is the first of its kind since Republican Donald Trump became pres...


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US News

Feds Offering Possible Change in Visa Status to Persuade Illegal Immigrants to Turn on MS-13

Critics of the sanctuary city crackdown say it will chill immigrants from helping ICE go after MS-13 gang members, but the feds say they have plenty of tools – including a change in visa status - to win cooperation from the immigrant community. The opti...


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US News

Illegal Immigrant in Utah Who Was Deported Raped 7-Year-Old Girl 'Thousands of Times'

An illegal immigrant who returned to the country after being deported to Mexico is accused of raping a 7-year-old girl “thousands of times.” Victor Francisco Michel-Lara, 32, of Cedar City, Utah was arrested Sunday and faces first-degree felony charges ...


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US News

Sanctuary City Crackdown About to Take Effect in Texas, Amid Court Battles

An anti-sanctuary city law is about to take effect in Texas, but not without a final burst of controversy and court battles.  Senate Bill 4, set to kick into law on Sept. 1, strikes at sanctuary cities by, among other things: barring policies that preve...


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US News

Mexicans, Chinese among 30 Illegal Immigrants Arrested by Border Patrol Outside New San Diego Smuggling Tunnel

California border patrol agents made a startling discovery over the weekend when they found a crude tunnel that was being used to smuggle Chinese nationals and other illegal immigrants from Mexico into the U.S. T...


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Politics

GOP Gov. Rauner Accused of Making Illinois a 'Sanctuary State' With New Law

Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation on Monday that would limit cooperation with federal immigration officials, angering members of his own party who say the law creates a "sanctuary state."  The Illinois TRUST Act -- a bill that was...


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US News

Border Patrol Checkpoint in New Hampshire Nets Arrests of 25 Illegal Immigrants

Border Patrol agents and law enforcement officers arrested 25 illegal immigrants, including 14 Colombian citizens, during a three-day checkpoint operation in central New Hampshire over the weekend. Law enforcement officials set up a checkpoint on Inters...


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US News

Democrat Houston Mayor Promises Illegal Immigrants Fleeing Harvey Will Not Be Turned Over to ICE

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has promised the city’s nearly 600,000 illegal immigrants that they won’t be turned over to immigration authorities if they go to a shelter or ask for help during Harvey. Turner, a lawyer, even went a step further, saying ...


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Politics

Dan Bongino on 'Illegal Program' DACA: Spare Me Lectures on Compassion

Dan Bongino said he would be glad to see an end to the "illegal" Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. President Trump is under pressure from Democrats and some Republicans to keep the "Dreamers" program, which allows children brought here illegally by their parents to st...


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Strange News

Cher Gets Profane in Twitter Spat Over DACA

Cher got into a viral confrontation with a Twitter user on Tuesday who called out the singer's pledge to offer a DREAMer a place to stay, shortly after the Trump administration announced plans to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. ...


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US News

Flashback Clip Shows Clinton Saying Illegal Immigrant Children ‘Should Be Sent Back’

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is encouraging her supporters to “fight with everything” they've got to defend the Obama-era program that stops illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. at a young age from being deported. But just a...


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US News

Teen Wanted for Deportation is Accused of California Killing

Federal immigration agents were tracking a teenager who was facing deportation when he fatally shot a popular community volunteer during a robbery in San Francisco, authorities said Friday. The slaying occurred on Aug. 15, four days after sheriff's investigators say 18-year-old Erick Garc...


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US News

Convicted Rapist Throws a Fit While Being Deported

A convicted rapist from Africa threw a fit as he was being deported from the U.S. — telling federal agents that he “would rather die than go back to Togo” — during a violent confrontation at Dulles International Airport, a report says. “I am not going b...


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US News

NY Sheriff Tells Deputies to Ignore Cuomo’s Immigration Order

A New York county sheriff is telling his deputies to ignore an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that instructs state police and other New York officials not to ask individuals about their immigration status, accusing the Democratic governor of trying to score “cheap political points...


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US News

Texas Police Can Now Be Imprisoned For Not Honoring ICE Detainer Requests

A federal appeals court has allowed some aspects of Texas’s anti-Sanctuary City bill–SB4–to go forward. One of the more controversial provisions of SB4 is language which directs all law enforcement agent...


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Politics

Record $135 Billion a Year for Illegal Immigration, Average $8,075 Each, $25,000 in NY

The swelling population of illegal immigrants and their kids is costing American taxpayers $135 billion a year, the highest ever, driven by free medical care, education and a huge law enforcement bill, according to the the most authoritative report on the issue yet. And despite claims fro...


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US News

Border Apprehensions Surge as Immigrants Try to Get in Before Trump's Wall Advances

The Trump administration has dramatically picked up the pace of border apprehensions, catching thousands more migrants trying to enter the country illegally or seeking asylum. But the surge in arrests, a 60 percent increase over the summer, also means thousands more people are getting int...


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US News

ICE Arrests Nearly 450 Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary City Raids

As part of a massive illegal immigration sweep, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Thursday that officials this week arrested nearly 500 illegal immigrants living in sanctuary cities across the country. The raid, referred to as “Operati...


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US News

Illegal Immigrant Breaks into NJ Home, Rapes 6-Year-Old Girl

An illegal immigrant in New Jersey is accused of raping a 6-year-old girl then jumping out of a second-floor window after her father walked in during the assault, police said. Edgar Mendoza, 32, is accused of breaking into a Trenton, N.J. home at about ...


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US News

Previously Deported Illegal Alien Kills Firefighter, 2 Children — Gets 2-Year Sentence

A previously deported illegal alien received a two-year state jail sentence after killing a Texas volunteer firefighter and two of his children in a 2016 car crash. The criminal alien pleaded guilty to a single count of criminally negligent homicide. His actions separated the victim’s family, lea...


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US News

Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering 18-Year-Old Student Was in DACA Program

A man accused of killing a South Carolina high school student had been protected from deportation under the DACA program, U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News Thursday evening. Daniel De Jesus Rangel-Sherrer, 19, is accused of murder, kidnapping and pos...


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