Immigration Enforcement


Court blocks more parts of Alabama immigration law


(Reuters) - An appeals court ordered the state of Alabama on Thursday to stop enforcing additional parts of its controversial new immigration law, pending review of a federal challenge to the measure that is considered the toughest in the nation. Read more >

Immigration Official: 'Draconian' To Suspend Program Over Racial Profiling Investigation

SB 1070 Must Be Blocked Entirely: Human Rights Group Calls for More Action to Dismantle SB 1070

Coalición de Derechos Humanos applauds U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's ruling Wednesday to block the day labor sections of Arizona's racist, anti-immigrant law known as Senate Bill (SB) 1070. Read more >

Communities on Mexican and Canadian Borders Join Efforts to End Border Patrol Abuse

Southern and Northern Border advocates mark a year after Alex Martínez, a US Citizen was gunned down by Border Patrol in WA

Contact: Ricardo Favela, Southern Border Communities Coalition, Communications Coordinator, (760) 468‐519 Read more >

New ICE Data Provides Information on Every Immigration Detainer Issued Between 2007 to 2010



Immigration enforcement program to be shut down

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is starting to shut down a program that deputized local police officers to act as immigration agents.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have trained local officers around the country to act as their agencies' immigration officers. Working either in jails or in the field, the officers can check the immigration status of suspects and place immigration holds on them. Read more >

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