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Alabama Joins Federal Fingerprint Database

May 6, 2011
The Alabama Department of Public Safety began participating in the Secure Communities system maintained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Illinois Withdraws from Federal Immigration Program

May 5, 2011
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's office on Wednesday sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security declaring the state's formal withdrawal from Secure Communities, a federal deportation program that targets hardened criminals but has also been used against illegal immigrants arrested for misdemeanor crimes.

Feds Gave Local Agencies Conflicting Info on Fingerprint Program

April 27, 2011
Hundreds of e-mails led agencies to believe they could opt out of the mandatory program that provides fingerprints of arrestees to federal authorities. Inconsistent guidance was provided to agencies in e-mails that, at times, were sent from unknown senders.

Mexican Cartels Escalating Presence In New York

April 11, 2011
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement went from spending 13,472 hours in 2009 to more than 30,000 hours last year. The feds are also seizing record amounts of firearms and cash. In 2009, the feds seized more than $35 million and 57 firearms.

Napolitano Unaware of ICE Agent's Link to Letting Guns 'Walk'

March 10, 2011
Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano told U.S. senators conducting Judiciary Committee hearings that she was not aware of her agency's controversial involvement in an ATF operation that let guns reach Mexican drug cartels.

678 Arrested In ICE-Led Gang Sweep

March 2, 2011
Of the arrested 678 gang members or associates, 133 were from different gangs; 447 were charged with criminal offenses; 231 were administrative arrests; 322 had violent criminal histories; and 421 were foreign nationals.

Two ICE Agents Shot In Mexico, One Dies

February 15, 2011
The agents were traveling in a sports-utility vehicle, when gangsters in other vehicles stopped them. The agents were apparently identifying themselves when they were fired upon.

Sheriff Joe Arrests 17 During Sweep at Landscaping Business

November 16, 2010
Deputies with the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office arrested 17 workers at the El Mirage landscaping company during an immigration sweep that revealed 11 workers with false Social Security numbers.

Arizona Task Force Busts Massive Human Smuggling Ring

November 11, 2010
Six people were arrested and 62 vehicles seized during the Wednesday bust of an ring with ties to Guatamala that smuggled people from Central and South America, as well as Mexico.

Combating Human Smuggling

October 31, 2010

A storm-water channel connecting the higher-elevation Nogales, Sonora, brings runoff into Nogales, Ariz., and can also deliver illegal immigrants willing to risk drowning when the waters rise.

Record Number of Criminal Aliens Deported, ICE Reports

October 7, 2010
In fiscal year 2010, ICE set a record for overall removals of illegal aliens, with more than 392,000 removals nationwide. Half of those removed — more than 195,000 — were convicted criminals.

ICE Policy May Tell Local Law Enforcement to Ignore Immigration Violations

September 7, 2010
"Immigration officers should not issue detainers against an alien charged only with a traffic-related misdemeanor unless or until the alien is convicted."

Feds Dropping Illegal Immigration Cases

August 26, 2010
The Homeland Security Department is systematically reviewing thousands of pending immigration cases and moving to dismiss those filed against illegal-immigration suspects who have no serious criminal records, according to several sources familiar with the efforts.

Virginia A.G. Allows Officers to Ask for Immigration Status

August 4, 2010
Virginia law enforcement officers may ask stopped subjects for immigration status, a duty Arizona officers would receive under a new law in that state.

Officers, Protesters Voice Opinions on SB 1070 in Phoenix

August 2, 2010
Lori M. Connelly spoke with a diverse group of people outside the Maricopa County Jail to hear their perspectives on the Arizona immigration law that's been the focus of so much debate, and was the reason for massive protests and arrests in Phoenix last week.

Federal Judge Blocks Prominent Sections of Arizona Immigration Law

July 28, 2010
Bolton blocked the highest-profile sections including the requirement that police officers check a person's immigration status and that immigrants must carry paperwork at all times.

Sheriff Arpaio Braces For SB 1070 Protests

July 28, 2010
Arpaio released a statement saying he has received intelligence that thousands of protesters may picket his office headquarters or Tent City detention encampment in Phoenix.

You Are In Eric Holder's Crosshairs

July 22, 2010
Our A.G. is seemingly convinced that cops are if not inherently racist, then at least subject to serious lapses in judgment when it comes to race.

Nevada County Adopts Federal Fingerprint Database to ID Criminal Illegals

July 17, 2010
The resource is provided by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to help local authorities identify high-risk illegal immigrants who have been convicted of crimes such as homicide, rape, kidnapping or drug trafficking, among other violent offenses.

Illegal Immigrant's Application for Deputy Leads to Her Arrest

July 15, 2010
Despite being in the U.S. illegally for the past 12 years, Maria Elvia Ross was able to obtain a temporary work permit, get a job as a Dallas County sheriff's jailer and avoid detection by her supervisors for several years even though she provided them inconsistent answers about her citizenship, records show.
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