Immigration and Customs Enforcement

A well-wisher drops off flowers at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California. According to police, Steinle was shot and killed by Francisco Sanchez as she walked with her father on San Francisco's Pier 14 on July 1. Sanchez had been previously deported five times.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuits, Not Moral Obligation, Driving Some ‘Sanctuary Cities’ To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The term ‘sanctuary city’ has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.

07/24/2015

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Former ICE Head: Sheriff ‘Just Making Excuses’ In Fatal Shooting Of Woman On San Francisco Pier

A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement official has launched the latest salvo in the finger-pointing war over the case of the illegal immigrant who allegedly shot and killed a woman at San Francisco Pier 14.

07/07/2015

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Supervisor Proposes Hosting Child Migrants As Gov. Brown Meets With Mexico’s President On Immigration Crisis

Immigration is on the agenda in Mexico City as Governor Brown meets with Mexico’s president. Meanwhile there’s an idea to bring hundreds of child migrants to the South Bay.

07/28/2014

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San Francisco Joins Neighboring Counties In Suspending Undocumented Immigrant Jail Holds

San Francisco has stopped honoring detention requests for suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining most other Bay Area counties in suspending the controversial practice, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

Chopper 5 image of boat ashore at Pescadero State Beach which authorities said contained "a large amount" of marijuana. (CBS)

1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal Investigation

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.

05/12/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

23 Arrested For Blocking Downtown San Francisco Street During Immigration Rally

Twenty-three people were arrested at a deportation and immigrant rights rally in downtown San Francisco Friday, according to police.

04/04/2014

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At San Francisco Immigration Court

A proposed legal settlement calls for federal authorities to limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges.

01/22/2014

Authorities surround a neighborhood in Roseville after three officers, including an Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent, were shot on October 25, 2013. (CBS)

Immigration Agent Shot, 3 Officers Wounded Near Sacramento

A federal immigration officer was shot and three local police officers were wounded Friday during a violent confrontation with a suspect in a Sacramento suburb.

10/25/2013

Protesters call for immigration reform in San Francisco's Financial District on October 17, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Block Bus In Protest Near San Francisco Immigration Office

Dozens of protesters surrounded a bus believed to be filled with immigrants slated for deportation at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco, a protest organizer said Thursday.

10/18/2013

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