Couple fleeing from ICE agents die in crash

A man and a woman, who were believed to be undocumented, died after their vehicle crashed fleeing from federal immigration officials in California on Tuesday, police said.Marcelina Garcia Profecto, 33, and Santo Hilario Garcia, 35, initially stopped after a vehicle flashed its emergency lights to pull them over, but fled

Immigration officer browses social media on phone while checking passports

A border guard has been filmed checking out her social media profile on her phone while checking passports. The shocking footage shows the woman flicking through posts as she absent-mindedly checks travel documents and other papers. The immigration official is obviously bored with her job as she rubber-stamps various documents, all the

ICE spokesman says he quit over ‘false’ claims by DOJ officials

A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement resigned over “false” and “misleading” comments made by top Trump administration officials over how hundreds of illegal immigrants evaded arrest during a recent sweep in Northern California, a report said.James Schwab, a spokesman in the agency’s San Francisco office, said he was frustrated

Cutting welfare to illegal aliens would pay for Trump’s wall

Mexico won’t have to pay for the wall, after all. US taxpayers won’t have to pick up the tab, either. The controversial barrier, rather, will cover its own cost just by closing the border to illegal immigrants who tend to go on the federal dole.That’s the finding of recent immigration

Trump slams Oakland mayor for warning immigrants about planned sweeps

President Trump on Thursday lashed out at Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for warning undocumented immigrants that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were planning a major sweep.“What the mayor of Oakland did the other day was a disgrace,” the president said during a Cabinet meeting at the White House.The mayor’s heads-up

California Braces For Legal Battle Over Trump's Immigration Orders

In the time since Donald Trump won the presidential election, there has been an increasing amount of tension between lawmakers in Washington DC and lawmakers in California. But the West Coast state has quickly developed a knack for resisting, mobilizing to fight against multiple Trump White House decisions including climate

Don't know who to vote for? Here's my manifesto for a new party

Henry Bolton is calling his party One Nation Under A Groove, or something. Forgive me Henry, but I’m out. I mean, good luck and everything, but it’s not for me. That being said, I do wonder who to vote for these days. None of the major parties seems very attractive any more,

Detained asylum seeker released after suing Trump administration

(Reuters) - Federal authorities have released a Congolese woman seeking asylum with her daughter in the U.S. after she accused the Trump administration of unfairly separating immigrants like herself from their children, her lawyer said on Tuesday. The woman, referred to in her lawsuit only as Ms. L, was

Man deported after disgruntled ex-girlfriend reports him to ICE

An illegal immigrant living in Kansas was deported Friday after his ex-girlfriend reported him to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), local media reported.Mexican national Serafin Alegria-Zamora, 37, endured a “final act of terror” when his ex-girlfriend reported him to immigration authorities, his attorney, Rekha Sharma-Crawford said, according to The

Supreme Court declines to take up “Dreamers’ controversy

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the Trump administration’s challenge of a federal judge’s decision that allows an Obama-era program to continue to shield “Dreamers.” A lower court ordered the administration to require the government to accept renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. About 700,000 immigrants

ICE agent accused of pulling gun on man, then having him arrested

An ICE agent allegedly pulled a gun on a man whose car was being repossessed by the agent’s cousin in The Bronx, then had the victim arrested on bogus charges, a high-ranking police source said Sunday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Omar Castro was accompanying his repo-man cousin to

Trump warns of ‘last chance’ to cobble deal for ‘Dreamers’

President Trump went on Twitter Tuesday to urge Democrats to get behind his proposed infrastructure plan and warned “this will be our last chance” to save the policy that protects “Dreamers” from deportation. ” Negotiations on DACA have begun. Republicans want to make a deal and Democrats say they