Scrutiny, criticism of ICE come with immigration enforcement – AP

By COLLEEN LONG In this Oct. 22, 2018, photo U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surround and detain a person during a raid in Richmond, Va. ICE’s enforcement and removal operations, like the five-person field office team outside Richmond, hunt people in the U.S. illegally, some of whom have been here for decades, working and raising families. Carrying out President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies … Continue reading Scrutiny, criticism of ICE come with immigration enforcement – AP

Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

The U.S. has reached a deal with the Mexican government to force asylum seekers at its southern border to remain in Mexico while they wait to bring their case before an American immigration judge, a process that could take several months or even years, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced at a congressional hearing on Thursday. The new policy, effective immediately, is the latest attempt by the Trump administration … Continue reading Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship — Later On

The ICE is increasingly like the Gestapo. Paige St. John and Joel Rubin report in the LA Times: Immigration officers in the United States operate under a cardinal rule: Keep your hands off Americans. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad […] Immigration officers in the United States operate under … Continue reading ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship — Later On

Home Office admits people have been wrongly removed from UK over last six years — Metro

The director general of immigration enforcement also acknowledged that there is a ‘deep problem’ with wrongful immigration detentions. (Picture: Barcroft)A ‘handful’ of people have been wrongly removed from Britain in the last… Read the full story via Home Office admits people have been wrongly removed from UK over last six years — Metro Continue reading Home Office admits people have been wrongly removed from UK over last six years — Metro

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Is Dead at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, whose hallowed place in the pantheon of South Africa’s liberators was eroded by scandal over corruption, kidnapping, murder and the implosion of her fabled marriage to Nelson Mandela, died early Monday in Johannesburg. She was 81. Her death, at the Netcare Milpark Hospital, was announced by her spokesman, Victor Dlamini. He said in a statement that she died “after a long illness, for … Continue reading Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Is Dead at 81