Immigration Enforcement


Private Prisons Memo Could Signal More Immigrant Lockups

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he wants to maintain contracts with private prisons because he's concerned about meeting the federal correctional system's "future needs." But he hasn't said what those needs might be. Read more >

More than 50 detained in immigration raids at Asian restaurants in Mississippi

[Feb. 23, 2017] The first call came Wednesday morning: Federal agents were raiding a Chinese buffet in the city of Pearl. Before long, word spread across Mississippi immigrant communities that agents were targeting a Hibachi grill in nearby Flowood and a sushi restaurant nearly 100 miles away in Meridian. Read more >

DHS memos describe aggressive new immigration, border enforcement policies

(CNN) The Department of Homeland Security is set Read more >

President Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

WASHINGTON --The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Read more >

Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the BUILD WALL Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Build Up Illegal Line Defenses With Assets Lawfully Lifted (BUILD WALL) Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives.

Read more >

Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

U.S. immigration authorities launched a series of raids, traffic stops and checkpoints in at least half a dozen states across the country on Thursday and Friday, sweeping up an unknown number of undocumented immigrants, immigration lawyers and advocates said. Read more >

Syndicate content