Three U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were injured Thursday by gunfire while executing high-risk federal warrants in Petaluma, part of a gang sweep throughout the Bay Area connected to a 2010 triple homicide in South San Francisco.
The arrest of Binh Thai Luc for five murders in San Francisco’s Ingleside District has focused both local and nationwide attention on U.S. immigration and deportation policies
Mayor Lee said Binh Thai Luc, arrested on suspicion of killing five victims found inside a home near San Francisco City College, should not have been allowed to return to the Bay Area after Vietnam refused to allow him back.
The Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed warrants at seven different homes after undercover agents were offered explicit child pornography videos online.
An immigration agent shot and injured another agent Thursday and was then killed by a third colleague in a federal building in Long Beach, the FBI said.
Dozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.
Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made more than 2,900 arrests of convicted criminal immigrants nationwide. In Northern California, 186 were arrested.
A coalition of activists concerned about the presence of two Homeland Security supervisors, who are helping San Jose Police with gang issues, have gotten their wish, a face-to-face meeting with those officers. However, they said that they still want more.
East Bay leaders are appealing to the Obama administration to stop the so-called “silent raids,” which have led to hundreds of firings across the country.
A coalition of San Jose community groups Friday gathered to send a loud message of disapproval to Police Chief Chris Moore on his decision to keep a pair of federal immigrations investigators.