Latest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement News

Sacramento sheriff settles suit over immigrant transfers

Dec. 22, 2022 13:09 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Immigrant advocates have settled a lawsuit against Sacramento County that accused the sheriff's department of illegally turning over arrested immigrants to federal deportation authorities. A settlement was reached this month between a Sacramento resident...

How will asylum work after Title 42 ends? No one knows yet

Dec. 20, 2022 21:24 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Show up at a border crossing with Mexico and ask a U.S. official for asylum? Sign up online? Go to a U.S. embassy or consulate? The Biden administration has been conspicuously silent about how migrants who plan to claim should enter the United States when Trump-era...

DEA’s most corrupt agent: Parties, sex amid 'unwinnable war'

Dec. 01, 2022 09:09 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — José Irizarry accepts that he’s known as the most corrupt agent in U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration history, admitting he “became another man” in conspiring with Colombian cartels to build a lavish lifestyle of expensive sports cars, Tiffany jewels and...

Immigration agency leaks data on more than 6,000 detainees

Nov. 30, 2022 20:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that personal information of more than 6,000 people in its custody was inadvertently posted to its website for about five hours. The information included names, nationalities, detention centers where the...

Ugandan activist living in Vermont gets deportation reprieve

Nov. 18, 2022 12:39 PM EST

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say a Ugandan activist who fled his home country after he says he was repeatedly tortured for his human rights work and would fear for his life if he was deported can stay another year. Steven Tendo, a 37-year-old pastor, was granted a...

Senate: Migrants subject to unnecessary medical procedures

Nov. 16, 2022 07:59 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities didn't do enough to adequately vet or monitor a gynecologist in rural Georgia who performed unnecessary medical procedures on detained migrant women without their consent, according to results of a Senate investigation released Tuesday. ...