Omar Abdel-Rahman, the 'Blind Sheik' whose mosque followers bombed WTC in 1993, dies - USA TODAY

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from ...

Seattle judge won't immediately release 'Dreamer' from detention center - The Seattle Times

A federal judge declined Friday to release “Dreamer” Daniel Ramirez Medina, picked up in Des Moines last week. His lawyers and the government give vastly differing accounts of who he is and the details surrounding his arrest and detention.

US judge says arrested Mexican 'DREAM-er' should get bail hearing - Reuters

SEATTLE A federal judge in Seattle on Friday ruled that a Mexican immigrant with a work permit who is being held by immigration officials must be allowed to argue for his release from U.S. custody while court proceedings over his arrest move forward.

Judge denies Seattle 'dreamer' immediate release at Friday hearing - KOMO News

SEATTLE - A federal magistrate on Friday declined to immediately release a man arrested by immigration agents last week despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally. Magistrate Judge James P. Donohue ...

Daniel Ramirez Medina: Gang tattoo, relationships led to arrest of immigrant Dreamer, police say - Washington Times

This undated photo provided by the law firm Public Counsel shows Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, who was was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by President Barack Obama's administration. U.S. Immigration and ...

US says detained Mexican 'dreamer' should be deported - Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. officials have initiated deportation proceedings against a Mexican immigrant with a work permit who was arrested near Seattle last week, alleging he has gang ties, according to a court filing from the Justice Department on Thursday.

Immigrant father detained in Seattle because of his tattoo, lawyer says - New York Daily News

An undocumented immigrant in Seattle might have been detained by immigration authorities over a tattoo, one of his lawyers said. An attorney for Daniel Ramirez Medina, a protected “Dreamer” immigrant who has lived in the United States since he was 7, ...

Dozens protest outside detention center over the arrest of 'dreamer' - KOMO News

TACOMA, Wash. - Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Wednesday night to protest the arrest of Daniel Ramirez Medina and demand his release. The 23-year-old Mexican man was taken into custody by ...

DOJ documents sheds light on 'Dreamer' arrest - KING5.com

Members of Washington's congressional delegation are looking into the arrest of a Seattle area “Dreamer,” an immigration status authorized under the Obama administration. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, was taken into custody this week at a home in Des ...

DACA recipient taken into ICE custody - Asianjournal.com

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have taken into custody a 23-year-old man brought to the US as a young child, but had applied for, and was GRANTED, Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA), with his work permit valid until 2018! This was ...

'Dreamers' fear deportation after local DACA recipient detained - Q13 FOX

SEATTLE — A Seattle “Dreamer” who is said to have committed no crime sits behind bars and faces possible deportation. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Friday. ICE says he's a ...

Do feds have evidence that detained Dreamer is a gang member beyond tattoo? - The Seattle Times

Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by President Obama's administration. (Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP). Does the federal government have evidence that a ...

ICE doubles down on detention of local immigrant in federal DACA program - Q13 FOX

Daniel Ramirez Medina, a Mexican citizen, has been locked up since Friday at the federal Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma for deportation proceedings. Medina, who was brought to the country when he was 7, has a work permit under the Deferred ...

DHS: Gang affiliation of Seattle immigrant cancels DACA status - Washington Examiner

The Department of Homeland Security continues to push back against immigrant groups and defense lawyers who claimed federal immigration officers did not have legal authority to detain a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in ...

DACA Immigrant's Detention Is 'Terrifying and Chilling,' Civil Rights Lawyers Say - TIME

Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, is currently being detained in Tacoma, Wash. He was arrested Friday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials who had come to take his father into custody. A team of civil rights lawyers filed a lawsuit in federal ...

ICE Stands By Arrest Of 23-Year-Old DREAMer - Huffington Post

A lawyer for Daniel Ramirez Medina said the young man “unequivocally denies” allegations he was part of a gang and said ICE agents repeatedly pressured him while in custody to “falsely admit his affiliation.” Kristina Cooke and Dan Levine. 880.

'Dreamer' Sues Homeland Security After ICE Arrest - Newsmax

An illegal immigrant who was able to stay in the United States under an Obama-era program has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after he was arrested during an ICE raid this week. According to The Hill, Daniel Ramirez Medina is in the U.S. ...

Seattle judge demands an explanation after undocumented 'dreamer' arrested - The Guardian

Daniel Ramirez Medina, who has no criminal record, was brought to the US from Mexico as a child and was granted a work permit under Obama's Daca program. Photograph: Daniel Ramirez Medina/AP. US immigration ...

The Latest: Officials: Seattle 'dreamer' faces deportation - Minneapolis Star Tribune

SEATTLE — The Latest on the case of a detained Seattle area man who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but protected from deportation by former President Barack Obama's administration. (all times local):. 2:45 p.m.. Federal authorities are ...

'Dreamer' arrest a wake-up call for immigrant rights groups - CNN

(CNN) Immigrant rights groups are reeling after the arrest of Daniel Ramirez Medina last week, a so-called "Dreamer" who they say is currently authorized to live and work in the United States under a program established by the Obama administration.