U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Gov’t spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration spent more money on immigration enforcement in the last fiscal year than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined, according to a report on the government’s enforcement efforts.

01/07/2013

Jason Chaffetz

Lawmaker probes arrest of sex offender Hill intern

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican congressman asked the Obama administration Friday why it delayed for weeks the arrest of a registered sex offender who was living illegally in the U.S. and working for a Democratic senator.

12/14/2012

Immigration detention center to close in LA area

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal authorities say they will cease using a 1,400-bed detention center in Los Angeles County to house immigration detainees after failing to reach an agreement with the sheriff on standards. Immigration […]

10/19/2012

Man arrested after smoke grenade found in luggage

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. official says a man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after a smoke grenade, gas mask, leg irons and weapons were discovered in his luggage is not believed […]

10/09/2012

LA police chief proposes limited immigration holds

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles police chief said Thursday he wants to stop honoring federal immigration detention requests in cases involving low-level crimes. To regain public trust, Chief Charlie Beck proposed no longer […]

10/04/2012

Immigration bill divides California sheriffs

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – California sheriffs are divided over a bill aimed at protecting certain illegal immigrants from deportation, with some saying that if Gov. Jerry Brown signs the measure they’ll be forced to […]

08/31/2012

L.A. drug bust

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Federal agents arrested 17 drug suspects in and around Los Angeles today, breaking up a network that imported Mexican cocaine, heroin and “high purity” crystal methamphetamine. Forty-three people have been charged […]

08/29/2012

Feds ask for public help in child porn case

(AP) – Federal authorities are asking for public help in identifying two adults and two young children seen in child sex videos discovered by computer forensics agents in Los Angeles. A “Jane Doe” arrest warrant […]

08/09/2012

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