- Mexico extradites top capos, others from max security jail Updated: Sep-30-15 8:20 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico extradited 13 people to the United States on Wednesday, including two top drug lords and several suspects in two high-profile 2011 crimes involving Americans - an attack on immigration agents in San Luis Potosi and the killing of consulate workers in Ciudad Juarez.
- LA, others let immigration agents in the jails, rules vary Updated: Sep-28-15 2:22 pm
LOS ANGELES - After a backlash to immigration enforcement in U.S. jails, local sheriffs' agencies are coming up with new ways to assist federal efforts to ensure immigrants with serious criminal convictions aren't released back onto the streets.
- 6 killed in Texas while being transported by smuggling ring Updated: Sep-24-15 7:07 pm
EDNA, Texas - Federal immigration officials say six people who were killed after the SUV they were in crashed following a police chase were being transported by a smuggling organization.
- Immigration agents given access to Los Angeles County jails Updated: Sep-23-15 2:11 pm
LOS ANGELES - Federal immigration agents will return to Los Angeles County jails on a limited basis to identify deportable inmates under a policy announced Tuesday by Sheriff Jim McDonnell.
- Immigration detainers often issued by California center Updated: Sep-19-15 11:23 am
LAGUNA NIGUEL, California - Sitting in a narrow strip of gray cubicles in a suburban California office, immigration agents and analysts quickly scroll through computer databases to try to determine which inmates sitting in jails across the country should be deported.
- Bill would limit immigration enforcement cooperation Updated: Sep-16-15 7:09 pm
BOSTON - Immigration activists are pressing state lawmakers to pass legislation that would limit how much local police departments can cooperate with requests by federal immigration officers to maintain custody of people suspected of being in the country illegally.
- 3 Florida immigration detainees on hunger strike ordered fed Updated: Sep-11-15 6:20 pm
MIAMI - A federal judge ordered immigration authorities Friday to force-feed three Pakistani men who are waging a hunger strike to protest the handling of their immigration cases.
- Immigrant mothers once detained in Texas drop their lawsuit Updated: Sep-10-15 12:52 pm
SAN ANTONIO - Three immigrant mothers who alleged retaliation after taking part in a hunger strike at a South Texas detention center want their case dropped.
- Marriage fraud scheme aimed to help Chinese get US residency Updated: Sep-09-15 8:31 pm
LOS ANGELES - An American man was told he could make $18,000 for marrying a Chinese woman who needed a green card, so he agreed to get hitched at a California wedding studio and then took an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas where he posed in photos with his new wife.