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Senators: ICE Should Stop ‘Orwellian Data Gathering’
Privacy
Senators: ICE Should Stop ‘Orwellian Data Gathering’
2022-09-13 17:08:08
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Senators are urging the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to shut down its “Orwellian data-gathering efforts,” according to a letter sent by Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Tuesday. The senators reference multiple reports, including one... Read More

Law Enforcement
Report Details ICE Surveillance Dragnet
2022-05-17 20:49:08
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Weaving together information from public databases and private data brokers, immigration officials have created a vast surveillance system that can be used on nearly any American, regardless of immigration status, according to a new report from Georgetown Law’s... Read More

Weather
Storm Expected to Glaze Pennsylvania, New England in Ice

A major winter storm that already cut electric power to about 350,000 homes and businesses from Texas to the Ohio Valley was set to leave Pennsylvania and New England glazed in ice and smothered in snow Friday, forecasters said. The... Read More

Education
Harvard President Urges ICE to Ease ‘Hurdles’ for International Students
2021-04-29 20:03:07
by Dan McCue

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The president of Harvard University is urging the White House to untangle barriers put in place by the Trump administration and make it easier for international students to engage in low residency or hybrid educational programs. In... Read More

Immigration
ICE Rebuts DHS Watchdog Recommendations in Detention Facility Report
2021-04-05 19:47:06
by Reece Nations

ELOY, Ariz. — Detainees at an immigrant detention center in Arizona are alleging they experienced mistreatment, slurs and abuse by the staff after a Department of Homeland Security audit of the facility.  Immigrants held at the La Palma Correctional Center... Read More

Political News
Spanberger Joins Call for Justification for ICE Policy Shift on Foreign Students
2020-07-13 19:28:59
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON - Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., has joined the growing number of lawmakers calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to explain their decision to upend the educational plans of thousands of international students holding F-1 and M-1 visas. Last... Read More

State News
North Carolina Governor Vetoes Bill Compelling Sheriffs To Cooperate With ICE
2019-08-21 20:38:49
by Dan McCue

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have required the state's sheriffs to honor detention requests from federal immigration standards. The veto came a day after the Republican-controlled North Carolina House voted along party lines to... Read More

Immigration
Nonprofit Group Seeks Sanctions Against Immigration Agency
2019-05-28 21:38:23
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - A national civil rights group is asking a federal judge in Colorado to sanction U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE for “atrocious litigation conduct.” The federal agency is requiring the nonprofit organization to do a... Read More

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