• May 16, 2022

Tags : ice

1,600+ Migrants Released in El Paso Since Sunday, More Expected

The Christmas week surge of migrants released by ICE into El Paso was somewhat to be expected. However, to understand what happened this week, you have to understand the process. For the last three months, Annunciation House, the non-profit organization that houses migrants after their release from ICE custody as they work their way to […]Read More

ACLU Claims ICE Still Detaining Some Asylum-Seekers for No Reason

Despite a federal judge’s order preventing immigration officials from arbitrarily holding asylum-seeking immigrants in federal detention, attorneys representing some of the detainees said Tuesday that the majority of the immigrants are still locked up for no reason. Last month, U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg granted a preliminary injunction preventing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from […]Read More

Op-Ed: Fear, Credible Fear and Damned Fear

Before you dive into this one, fair warning, it’s got a couple of seemingly odd asides, and a good old movie reference, since we as Americans love to compare everything to the big screen. Over a hundred years ago, the great American writer, humorist and speaker Mark Twain popularized a very British saying. Twain in […]Read More

ACLU Lawsuit Alleges El Paso ICE Field Office Among Those

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the El Paso field office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with four other ICE field offices, for allegedly holding asylum seekers in detention without cause. The ACLU stated in the suit that all of the plaintiffs passed their initial […]Read More

Critics: Arrest of Alleged Abuse Victim in El Paso Could

Experts fear the undocumented community will be more reluctant to report crimes after immigration agents detained an alleged domestic abuse victim as she left an El Paso courthouse. After an alleged domestic abuse victim’s arrest by immigration agents in El Paso gained national attention, advocates and attorneys said the case could set a dangerous precedent for immigrants who […]Read More

Immigrants Picked Up, but No Massive Raids, Authorities Say

U.S. and Mexican authorities are pushing back against reports of widespread raids that have sown panic in immigrant communities. But the “targeted operation” launched in recent days by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears to be the largest of its kind since President Donald Trump took office. In an interview with The Texas Tribune […]Read More

Reports of Immigration Raids Whip across Texas, but Details are

Immigrant communities in Texas and nationwide are swirling with reports of large-scale immigration enforcement by federal agents, but so far details are scant and ICE says its activities are routine. Reports of immigration raids swept across Texas and the rest of the nation Friday, sparking protests and press conferences. But in Austin and elsewhere, it […]Read More