By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 07/18 — Ride-sharing company Lyft said Tuesday that it’s investigating how a former driver now charged in a series of rapes passed a background check even though federal immigration officials say the suspect was living in the country illegally.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) 07/06 — A Texas teenager is in custody after authorities say his car careened out of control while racing another vehicle and struck three police motorcycles as officers stood nearby.Eighteen-year-old Melvin Valle was being held Thursday at the Galveston County jail on charges that include reckless driving.Read more »
By JENNIFER PELTZ and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/04 — A woman protesting U.S. immigration policy climbed the Statue of Liberty’s base and forced the monument’s evacuation on the Fourth of July hours after several other demonstrators had hung a banner on the statue’s pedestal and had been arrested.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) 04/17 — The conservative backlash against California’s so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and public tongue-lashings.
But one tiny city in Orange County took the step of declaring itself legally exempt.
By SHEILA BURKE , Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 04/07 — A federal immigration raid that took 97 people into custody at a Tennessee meat processing plant may be the biggest employment crackdown under President Donald Trump’s administration,Read more »
PHOENIX (AP) 03/28 — Officials say 30 people have been detained as part of suspected human smuggling activity in a house in Phoenix.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) 03/02 — A judge has ruled that a Maine state trooper had a legitimate reason to stop a van full of immigrants that he described as the “ICE mother lode”Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/01 — About 800 “criminals” avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation,
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 02/11 — President Donald Trump’s budget director says the budget that the administration sends to Congress on Monday will seek to move some of the billions of dollars in extra spending that Congress approved last week to areas that will reflect the president’s priorities.
NEW YORK (AP) 02/09 — More than 100 New York City public defenders have walked out in protest of their clients getting detained at the courthouse by federal immigration officials.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/11 — Seven immigration agents filed into a 7-Eleven store before dawn Wednesday, waited for people to go through the checkout line and told arriving customers and a driver delivering beer to wait outside.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 12/05 — The federal government, in the most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump,
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 12/01 — Associated Press photojournalist Alan Diaz, whose coverage of a 6-year-old Cuban boy named Elian Gonzalez earned him the Pulitzer Prize,
By SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 11/21 — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S.
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/23 — Trial is set to begin this week for a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed a woman on a popular San Francisco pier.
By JILL COLVIN, Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) 10/09 — President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/07 — In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump’s administration and California, the nation’s top immigration official said Friday his agency will have “no choice”Read more »
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 09/21 — California sued the Trump administration Wednesday to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S.Read more »
By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 09/21 — Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation’s boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S.