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All the latest news, updates and statements from officials on illegal immigration in the United States. As ICE surges into sanctuary cities, counties and states, CDN reports.

DOJ/DHS Report: One In Five Federal Prisoners Is Foreign-Born

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  by Will Racke  More than one out of every five federal prisoners is foreign-born, according to a joint report from the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security released on Thursday. There were a total of 183,058 prisoners in Bureau of Prisons (BOP) custody as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to the government’s quarterly assessment, which is mandated by President Donald ...

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ICE arrests 114 suspected illegal aliens in Ohio

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said they arrested 114 suspected criminal aliens Tuesday from an Ohio landscaping company. 200 federal officers were involved in the operation at two locations of Corso’s Flower & Garden Center. Charges including immigration crimes, identity theft, and tax evasion are expected to be filed against those arrested. Corso’s has not yet been criminally ...

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Prosecutions Of Illegal Border Jumpers Surged In April After Sessions Issued ‘Zero Tolerance’ Order

  by Will Racke Criminal prosecutions of people arrested trying to cross the southwest border illegally surged in April, following an order from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that adopted a “zero tolerance” policy for unlawful entry. Federal prosecutors accepted 8,298 unlawful entry case referrals from Customs and Border Protection in April, about 30 percent more than the 6,368 they took ...

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WATCH: America’s Great Wall

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AmericaWorking.org and Keefer Productions released a video that reviews the failures of the federal government to secure the southern border and a bold new plan for “America’s Great Wall.” The ambitious plan shows a castle-style impenetrable concrete wall with guard houses ever 25 miles, an array of above and below ground sensors, and a highway that would run parallel to ...

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President Donald Trump slams “The Resistance” in his weekly address 6/2/18 [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump lambasted Senate Democrats who have held up his nominees and border security agenda under the illogical idea that they are “the resistance.” “They’ve blocked every effort to close deadly loopholes, to keep out vicious criminals, and to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs,” Trump says in the address. “These actions are endangering our citizens, threatening ...

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New York City’s failure to honor immigration detainers leads to hundreds of dangerous criminals released

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in New York conducted a three-month review of detainers lodged with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and New York Department of Corrections (NYDOC) to determine the type of criminal aliens who have been released from custody without ICE being notified.  Detainers are ICE’s request to a local ...

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Illegal aliens arrested after hiding $20 million from taxation

Honduran nationals sentenced for wire fraud, illegally employing workers Jacksonville, Fla. – Two Honduran national illegal aliens were sentenced Wednesday for conspiracy to commit wire fraud for their roles in a scheme that created shell companies to mask the unauthorized employment of workers in the construction industry, conceal the income the pair generated and hide the $20 million in payroll ...

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Moving Out: Californians look for houses in other states at twice U.S. average; cite sanctuary policies, affordability

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Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Los Angeles are the top three California markets where residents are leaving More than half of those searching outside their county are looking to leave California; Nearly half are looking at more affordable counties in state San Diego, San Francisco and Marin counties are generating the most out of California views California’s housing affordability crisis, sanctuary ...

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ICE arrests 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators during Operation Keep Safe in Chicago area

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Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities:  Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Burbank, Carol ...

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Drug bust leads to arrest of 70 illegal aliens

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents and the Starr County High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (HIDTA) seized over 300 pounds of marijuana at a residence and apprehended 70 illegal aliens at a separate location. Yesterday, collaborative efforts led to the seizure of 34 bundles of marijuana, weighing 320 pounds, and the arrest of an illegal alien at a residence ...

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39 illegal aliens discovered in South Texas human smuggler ‘stash house’

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During the execution of a search warrant Wednesday, law enforcement authorities discovered 39 smuggled illegal aliens hidden in a suspected stash house awaiting transportation from their human smugglers. The search warrant was executed at a residence just south of Eagle Pass May 23 by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), with assistance from ...

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Border Patrol Arrests 145 illegal aliens, 25 smugglers in Arizona operation

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents detected and apprehended 170 suspects near the Imperial Sand Dunes west of Yuma during a three-week Border Patrol operation between April and May. Agents from Yuma Sector’s Special Operations Detachment, Yuma and El Centro Sector Intelligence Units, with assistance from the CBP Air and Marine Office apprehended a total of 145 illegal aliens who ...

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Report: More Illegal Immigrants Are Crossing Border With Fake Relatives To Avoid Detention

  by Will Racke Cases of illegal immigrants crossing the southwest border with an unrelated child in tow have surged this year, the result of what the Trump administration says are perverse incentives for human trafficking created by U.S. immigration policies. In the first five months of fiscal year 2018, immigration officials recorded 191 cases of children having to be separated ...

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Nearly 100 Illegal Immigrants Found Packed In Trailer During Traffic Stop

  by Henry Rodgers Nearly 100 illegal immigrants were found inside a tractor-trailer outside Raymondville, Texas, according to a Tuesday report. The 18-wheeler tractor trailer was stopped by officers from the Texas Department of Public Safety on a highway around 45 miles north of the Mexican border, Fox News reported. When officers pulled over the vehicle they searched the back of ...

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ICE arrests 78 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 5 Midwest states

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Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 78 criminal aliens and immigration violators in five Midwest states during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Friday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following states: Iowa (25), Nebraska (25), Minnesota (15), South Dakota (10) and North Dakota (3).  Of the ...

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