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Virginia Department Suspends Officer for Assisting ICE

An officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department has been suspended from duty because he assisted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in identifying and taking into custody an undocumented immigrant who was a fugitive after failing to appear for a deportation hearing.

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Jury Convicts 2 for Aiding Murderer of California Officer

A federal jury in Fresno, CA, convicted two individuals for aiding and abetting the undocumented immigrant with gang affiliations who shot and killed Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman Police Department in December 2018.

Sheriff: Man Accused of Shooting CA Deputy Was in U.S. Illegally

The man accused of shooting a Merced County, CA, sheriff's deputy was captured following a nearly hour-long high-speed chase. The sheriff said the man was in the country illegally and the agency had been unable to turn him over to ICE earlier this year because of politics.

Big City Chiefs Ask to Meet with DHS Over Immigration

“There needs to be a sense of urgency,” Acevedo said, “when we see asylum seekers that are being distributed throughout the country. We need to know what is the plan and what is the impact on public safety."

Video: Trump Praises Courage of Fallen at Police Week Ceremony

Trump closed out his speech, saying: "Your loved ones were the finest and the bravest. They did not run. They did not hide. They answered the call."

President Trump Selects Obama-Era Border Patrol Chief to Head ICE

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce that his selection for the new director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would be Mark Morgan, who during the Obama presidency headed the United States Border Patrol.

Washington Deputy was Killed by Illegal Immigrant

Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Thursday that the suspect — Juan Manual Flores Del Toro — was in the U.S. illegally, and had entered the country through a port of entry in Laredo, Texas.

Video: Man Killed in Gunfight with CA Deputy, Illegal Alien Deported 3 Times and Protected by State Law

ICE issued a statement that reads in part: "This incident may have been prevented if ICE had been notified about any of the multiple times Hernandez-Morales was released from local custody over the last few years. This is an impactful, scary example of how public safety is affected by laws or policies limiting local law enforcement agencies' ability to cooperate with ICE."

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign.

President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: "The Wall is Coming"

President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that "the wall is coming."