By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/26 — Arizona’s most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 02/11 — The Justice Department ratcheted up legal pressure Monday on local governments over “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers,
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/18 — Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City’s so-called sanctuary policies,
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
NEW YORK (AP) 08/18 — The New York Police Department in the year ending June 30 has rejected all requests from the federal government to hold detained immigrants past their release date.
By COLLEEN LONG and SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/23 — An immigration enforcement operation that President Donald Trump said was part of an effort to deport “millions”
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
CHICAGO (AP) 07/10 — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks.Read more »
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 06/14 — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/25 — A Massachusetts judge was indicted Thursday on charges that she helped a man who was living in the U.S.
DENVER (AP) 04/11 — Colorado’s House has sent to Gov. Jared Polis a bill increasing the number of locations where state residents who are in the country illegally can seek driver’s licenses.Read more »
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 03/05 — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards,
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 03/02 — About 18 months after the Trump administration threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from nearly 30 places around the country it felt weren’t doing enough to work with federal immigration agents,
By MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 02/15 — A handful of rural counties in New Mexico are passing resolutions saying they will not require their sheriffs to enforce a sweeping slate of gun-control proposals that have gone before state lawmakers.
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
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 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,
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 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,