U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

SoCal Sham Marriage Ring Charged Thousands To Match US Citizens With Chinese In Need Of Green CardsA Southern California man, his daughter and an associate were charged Wednesday with running an elaborate sham marriage ring that secured green cards for Chinese citizens by wedding them to American.
San Francisco Mayor Says Sanctuary Law Never Intended To Protect Repeat, Violent FelonsThe Mayor of San Francisco is calling for an investigation of how suspected killer Francisco Sanchez was set free under the city's immigrant sanctuary law.
Fatal Pier 14 Shooting Reignites Debate Over San Francisco's Sanctuary City Status For Undocumented ImmigrantsThe man charged with killing a 32-year-old woman on San Francisco's waterfront is calling national attention to San Francisco's status as a sanctuary city.
Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Woman At SF Pier 14 Had Been Deported 5 TimesThe man arrested in the shooting death of a woman who was walking along San Francisco's Embarcadero with her family is an undocumented immigrant who had previously been deported five times, according to federal officials.
Investigators Seize $500K In Counterfeit Warriors Merchandise During NBA PlayoffsDuring the Golden State Warriors' run to the NBA title, San Francisco-based special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations seized nearly $500,000 in counterfeit merchandise associated with the basketball games.
Two Suspects In Custody After Feds Raid San Jose Meth Lab U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigators discovered a meth conversion lab at San Jose home Friday morning.
Napa Becomes Latest CA County To End Jail Immigration Holds Without Probable CauseThe Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.
AP Report: California Immigrant Deportations Plummet After TRUST ActFar fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January.
Feinstein Wants To Stop Immigration Audits On California FarmsCiting a labor shortage on California farms, Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked the Department of Homeland Security to focus immigration enforcement efforts on violent criminals instead.
Feds Arrest 4 Bay Area Men In Child Porn, Sex Tourism Sting OperationFour Bay Area men were arrested in a nationwide federal crackdown on child sexual exploitation. Some of the victims were as young as 3 years old. Seventy of the victims were female, while the remaining 53 were males.
California AG Gives Cops Green Light To Ignore Federal Immigration HoldsKamala Harris said the federal Secure Communities program is flawed so she’s advising local police agencies they don’t have to comply with it.
Federal Officials Target Websites Selling Counterfeit GoodsIn an undercover operation, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations, along with law enforcement agencies from across the globe seized 132 domain names on Monday.