Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.
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Administration officials say the program will be lifted in any state that implements a law similar to Arizona’s SB 1070.
by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 6:31PM
Homeland Security is set to end the controversial 287(g) program.
by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 5:33PM
Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca on Friday mailed a letter to an estimated 1,400 parents of students at Miramonte Elementary telling them “not to worry about immigration status” if they had any information on the sexual abuse scandal that has…
by Jorge Rivas on February 10 2012, 8:39AM
As the Miramonte Elementary School sex scandal grows, new reports claim that some parents didn’t report their children’s abuse because of their legal status.
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 9:46AM
Legislation would counter Secure Communities program by limiting local law enforcement’s role in holding people for immigration authorities.
by Jorge Rivas on January 26 2012, 6:10PM
On Tuesday ten undocumented immigrant youth were arrested in San Bernardino, Calif. after practicing non-violent civil disobedience by holding multiple “sit-ins” in front of the Department of Homeland Security building in town.
by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 5:07PM
The Senate Majority leader says he’s continuing to fight for immigration reform.
by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 2:16PM
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has some harsh words for, who he calls, “Obama and his merry men.”
by Jorge Rivas on December 15 2011, 5:00PM
Sheriff Joe Arpaio will no longer have the ability to hold undocumented detainees after they’ve served their time for their initial arrest.
by Jorge Rivas on December 15 2011, 1:32PM
The Department of Justice has released key findings from their investigation that started in 2008 and their giving Sheriff Joe Arpaio an ultimatum: cooperate with us or we’ll sue you.
by Julianne Hing on May 9 2011, 9:09AM
The president has far more power than he is willing to claim.
by Jamilah King on January 11 2011, 4:20PM
Felipe Matos is just one activist dealing with the immigration debate’s shift toward states.
Justice officials tell the notorious sheriff he’s got until Aug. 17 to hand over documents.
by Kai Wright on July 28 2010, 12:41PM
The notorious sheriff accounts for a quarter of folks local cops have sent to feds.
by Aarti Shahani on July 26 2010, 4:07PM
The federal judge weighing SB 1070 zeroed in a question the feds can’t answer: How does the law depart from the course Washington has already set.