ICE Operation Targeting California 'Sanctuary' Cities Nets Over 125 ArrestsOfficials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Wednesday announced a recent targeted enforcement operation that resulted in the apprehension of over 125 at-large aliens across California, including in San Francisco.
US Forest Service Police Dog Survives Second Stabbing AttackA highly decorated U.S. Forest Service police dog suffered nine stab wounds during a marijuana raid in Northern California. But he survived after he was airlifted to a veterinary clinic, the agency said Friday.
Judge Orders COVID-19 Tests at California Detention CenterA federal judge Thursday ordered coronavirus testing of everyone held at a California immigration detention center, saying authorities had shown "deliberate indifference to the risk of an outbreak."
CoCo County Sheriff Criticized For Making Prisoner Info PublicThe Contra Costa County Sheriff is drawing heat for releasing information about jail prisoners that critics say is helping ICE deport people.
University Of California To Sue Feds Over New COVID-19 Visa Policy Impacting International StudentsUniversity of California on Wednesday announced plans to sue the federal government over new rules requiring international college students to leave the U.S. unless they take some in-person classes during the pandemic.
New COVID-19 Exchange Students Rules To Require Some In-Person InstructionOfficials with the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) on Monday announced modifications to temporary exemptions that will require nonimmigrant students to take some in-person classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester.
Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Detention FacilitiesCiting a "significant risk of harm" from the spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered the possible release of more than 400 ICE detainees from federal immigration holding facilities in Marysville and Bakersfield.
Monterey County Transgender ICE Detainee Released From Texas Detention CenterThe San Francisco Public Defender's Office said Friday it has secured the release of Lexis Hernandez Avilez, a transgender woman has been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since 2018 and was transferred from Northern California without notice last Christmas to a remote detention center in Texas.
Man Arrested By ICE Agents Outside SF Courthouse Fighting Deportation, Attorney SaysImmigration activists rallied in San Francisco on Monday at the same location where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested a man as he was entering a court hearing less than a week ago.
ICE Agents Ignore Sanctuary Law, Make Arrest In Front Of San Francisco CourthouseLocal officials were irate Thursday over the arrest by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents of an individual as he entered San Francisco courthouse for a hearing in violation of the city's sanctuary law.
Immigrants' Rights Groups Rally Against ICE Arrests Outside Sonoma County CourthouseMembers of immigration rights organizations rallied outside Sonoma County Superior Court in Santa Rosa Tuesday morning to protest the arrest of two immigrants at the courthouse last week by ICE agents.
Legal Officials Condemn ICE Arrests Outside Sonoma Co. Superior CourtICE agents arrested three people at the Sonoma County Courthouse in Santa Rosa on Tuesday. It was a violation of state law and has the entire legal community in an uproar.
At Least 3 Arrested By ICE Agents Outside Sonoma County Superior CourtAt least three people were arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents outside of the Sonoma County Superior Court on Tuesday, the Sonoma County District Attorney's office said.
ICE CRACKDOWN: U.S. Border Agents To Be Deployed In 'Sanctuary' Cities Including San FranciscoMore federal Customs and Border Patrol agents will be deployed to major "sanctuary cities" including San Francisco, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday.
Restraining Order Sought Against ICE Over Detained Transgender InmateThe San Francisco Public Defender’s Office has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, asking for an immediate hearing on behalf of a female transgender immigrant they say was illegally transferred on Christmas night to a remote detention facility in Texas.