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Immigration Officers Test Boundaries Of Rules Discouraging Arrests At Schools, Churches - Huffington Post

AUSTIN, Texas ― For years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have generally obeyed a simple rule when it comes to schools, churches, hospitals and demonstrations ― they don't arrest people in those places, which are deemed “sensitive ...and more »

These undocumented immigrants thought they could stay. Trump says deport them. - USA TODAY

Non-violent undocumented immigrants who were left alone by then-President Obama are now being rounded up by the Trump administration. Angel Ortiz Paz holds Angel Jr., his 6-year-old-son. Ortiz has lived in the U.S. for 17 years, but was recently ...and more »

'Your child is safe': Schools address deportation fears among immigrant families - Washington Post

The schools superintendent in Harrisonburg, Va., was meeting parents this month when a mother broke down in tears, explaining that she was undocumented. What would the school do, she asked, if she became separated from her children? “I remember walking ...and more »

How Immigrants Became Criminals - Boston Review

In late February nineteen-year-old “Dreamer” Josue Romero was arrested by the San Antonio police for possession of under two ounces of marijuana. Even though the Honduras-born youth had been granted relief from deportation under the Obama-era Deferred ...and more »

ICE calls out Philly, Chester County as uncooperative - Philly.com

At first glance, a report released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday suggested that three undocumented immigrants in the Philadelphia region with serious criminal histories had been released after local officials declined to detain them ...and more »

DHS Publishes List Of Jurisdictions That Rejected Immigrant Detainer Requests - NPR

The Department of Homeland Security made good Monday on a Trump administration promise to publicly shame cities and counties that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released its first weekly list ...and more »

Boston and 4 other Massachusetts cities included on ICE's first sanctuary city list - Boston.com

Five Massachusetts cities, including Boston, are among the jurisdictions listed as uncooperative in a new public list released by federal immigration officials Monday. The first weekly “detainer” report issued by the Department of Homeland Security's ...and more »

Law Enforcement Agencies Bristle at US Report on Immigration Detention - New York Times

WASHINGTON — One of President Trump's first executive orders promised a weekly recounting of the crimes committed by undocumented immigrants and a list of the recalcitrant local law enforcement departments that failed to turn those people over to ...and more »

Federal Judge: ICE Conducted Austin Raids in Retaliation Against Sheriff's New Policy - The Texas Observer

A federal judge in Austin confirmed in open court Monday that federal agents conducted raids on dozens of undocumented immigrants last month in response to a new policy by Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez that limits cooperation with Immigration ...and more »

Immigrants Fear a Choice Between Domestic Violence and Deportation - Mother Jones

On February 9, Irvin Gonzalez left the domestic violence shelter where she was staying in El Paso, Texas, to travel to the local courthouse. Gonzalez, a transgender woman, had told the police that her ex-boyfriend had punched, kicked, and strangled her ...and more »