By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 12/07 — A Colorado sheriff’s practice of continuing to jail people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities is unconstitutional,
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/08 — Dozens of people were arrested in New Jersey last week as part of a five-day federal immigration sweep.
Federal officials say the 105 people taken into custody included several who were wanted by Interpol for alleged crimes in their home countries.
BOSTON (AP) 12/07 — Federal immigration officials have apprehended dozens of people suspected of living in the country illegally in a series of sweeps in New England.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 12/03 — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants a judge he nominated pulled off the bench amid a federal investigation into whether she and other court staff helped a man evade immigration officials who believe he’s in the country illegally.Read more »
By MARIA VERSA, Associated Press GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) 11/13 — The U.S. government said it was starting work on Tuesday to “harden” the border crossing from Tijuana,
By DAVID PORTER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 11/09 — A man charged with killing three people in Missouri this month should have faced deportation proceedings after he was arrested last year for a separate offense in New Jersey,
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) 10/27 — Several thousand Central American migrants turned down a Mexican offer of benefits if they applied for refugee status and stayed in the country’s two southernmost states,
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/27 — A man with a violent criminal history who was deported six times had no outstanding warrants when questioned last month about the disappearance of his aunt and so he was released,
DENVER (AP) 09/21 — A Denmark native will stand trial for 141 counts of arson for the homes and buildings destroyed in the third-largest wildfire recorded in Colorado,
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 09/12 — The owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant where a federal immigration raid took more than 100 people into custody faces prison time after pleading guilty to employing unauthorized immigrants.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 09/08 — A man suspected of being in the United States illegally ran a red light while drunk on a street in Oregon’s state capital and crashed into a motorcycle carrying a man and woman,
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 09/01 — The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
By COLLEEN LONG, FRANK BAJAK and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/26 — Federal authorities’ shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S.
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) 08/23 — The Iowa college student who was allegedly abducted by a stranger while running last month in a small Iowa town was killed by “multiple sharp force injuries,”
By RYAN FOLEY, Associated Press BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) 08/23 — A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month,
CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/21 — An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is wanted for a killing in Mexico,
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 07/31 — A Mexican man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Monday for illegally re-entering the United States after being deported at least 11 times,
By ALEX DEROSIER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/25 — Federal agents arrested an immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally after a North Carolina sheriff declined their request to keep the registered sex offender in custody,
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 »