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Supreme Court Restricts Deportation of Violent Felons

April 17, 2018
The court, in a 5-4 ruling in which President Donald Trump’s conservative appointee Neil Gorsuch joined four liberal justices, invalidated the provision in the Immigration and Nationality Act and sided with convicted California burglar James Garcia Dimaya, a legal immigrant from the Philippines.

3 Border States to Send 1,600 Troops to U.S. Border

April 10, 2018
Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas pledged on Monday to send about 1,600 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border, responding to President Donald Trump's plan to use the military to help fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

Justice Department Sues California Over Sanctuary Policies

March 7, 2018
“California, we have a problem,” Sessions told a crowd of about 250 law enforcement officials from the California Peace Officers Association at a meeting in the state's capital city. “A series of actions and events has occurred that directly and adversely impact the work of our federal officers.”

California Mayor's Warning About ICE Raid Tipped Off Sex Offenders and Violent Criminals

March 7, 2018
Another illegal immigrant from Mexico, previously deported in 2014 for a conviction for armed robbery, also evaded capture.

ICE Chief Says Oakland Mayor's Warning About Immigration Raids Helped 800 Dangerous Criminals Avoid Arrest

February 28, 2018
“She gave them warning, and there’s 800 that we were unable to locate because of that warning, so that community is a lot less safe than it would have been,” Homan said.

Posters in OR Elementary School Seem to Call Police Predators

January 22, 2018
The top of the posters read "IMMIGRANTS WELCOME" – and were hung in hallways and classrooms at River Road /El Camino del Rio Elementary. But part of the poster said, "The border is not a wall…It doesn't keep out predators; it gives them badges and guns."

ICE Director Promises Doubling of Officers After CA 'Sanctuary' Law Signed

January 8, 2018
"If [Brown] thinks he is protecting the community, he's doing quite the opposite," Homan said. "[Brown] is knowingly putting law enforcement at risk."

DOJ Denied Request for $3 Million for LAPD Community Policing

December 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice hasn’t said why the LAPD didn’t receive any of the $98 million in grants recently awarded to scores of law enforcement agencies across the nation. But some LAPD officials believe it was retaliation.

Texas Back In Federal Court Over Anti-"Sanctuary Cities" Law

November 7, 2017
Attorneys for the state of Texas were set to head back before the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Tuesday to defend the state’s new immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 4, against charges that the measure is discriminatory and violates the U.S. Constitution.

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' with New Legislation

October 5, 2017
Under threat of possible retaliation by the Trump administration, Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark "sanctuary state" legislation Thursday, vastly limiting who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question, and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.

ICE Arrests Hundreds of Immigrants Living Illegally in Sanctuary Cities

September 28, 2017
Immigration officials on Thursday announced hundreds of arrests targeting people in the United States illegally and living in so-called sanctuary cities that don't cooperate with federal immigration rules.

Trump Administration Toughens Policy Against Sanctuary Cities

July 25, 2017
The Trump administration on Tuesday strengthened its crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities, announcing a new policy that says local governments will lose some federal grants if they do not honor federal requests to detain illegal immigrants and allow immigration agents access to local jails.

House Passes 2 Strict Immigration Bills

June 30, 2017
The House on Thursday voted to crack down on undocumented immigrants and "sanctuary cities" that shelter them, approving two bills President Trump has championed but that are certain to meet resistance in the Senate.

LAPD Chief Supports “Sanctuary State” Bill

June 20, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck for the first time his offered his full support for a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from carrying out immigration laws, calling it an important proposal that protects the trust between his department and the neighborhoods it polices.

Trump Administration Appears to Ease Up On 'Sanctuary Cities'

May 25, 2017
The Trump administration has settled on a narrow definition of what it means to be a "sanctuary city," and limited the potential financial consequences for state and local governments.

San Antonio Chief Slams New TX Immigration Law

May 9, 2017
"There's nothing positive that this bill does in the community or law enforcement," McManus said, adding that the law was "dumped on" the department by lawmakers. Before now, the San Antonio Police Department enforced a policy that barred officers from asking about immigration status. Under the new law, officers will be allowed to ask suspects if they are in the country legally.

Video: TX Governor Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law

May 8, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences.

TX Governor Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law

May 8, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences. More Here.

Justice Department to End 'Catch And Release' Immigration Policy

April 12, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared "a new era" in immigration enforcement on Tuesday, saying his prosecutors will try to bring stiffer criminal charges against repeat illegal immigrants and smugglers as part of President Trump's crackdown.

MA Sheriff Faults Lawmaker Over Online Message of Possible Raid

March 29, 2017
A Massachusetts sheriff who recommended that mayors of so-called sanctuary cities be arrested is also criticizing a state lawmaker who posted a warning about an unverified immigration raid.
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