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Articles Tagged: ICE

Anticipation: Prosecutorial Discretion – What happens next?

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Is ICE trying to implement prosecutorial discretion which I thought had always been exercised and a prerogative or is this a “show and tell” display to meet a mandate? Specifically, ICE’s efforts have been focused on a pilot program in two cities for illegal immigrants whose cases fall under the jurisdiction of the Baltimore Immigration […]

ICE announces employment authorization eligibility for certain Libyan students

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced special relief for certain F-1 Libyan students who have suffered severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Libya since February 2011. This relief applies only to students who were lawfully present in the United States in F-1 status on Feb. […]

Morton Promises to Investigate ICE Racial Profiling in Detroit

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Community activist Angela Reyes said ICE Director John Morton promised to do a case-by-case and systemic review of the agency’s enforcement policies. Ruben Torres, 45, a Detroit Public Schools engineer, also told of being stopped by an unmarked ICE vehicle as he attempted to get onto northbound Lodge on March 24. Torres said the agent […]

Secure Communities a Trap for the Unwary

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ICE’s ‘Secure Communities’ program is NOT voluntary. A voluntary program to run all criminal suspects’ fingerprints through an immigration database was only voluntary until cities refused to participate, thousands of recently released documents show. The Obama administration then tightened the rules so that U.S. cities had no choice but to have the fingerprints checked. The […]

SECURE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM SPREAD TO WEST VIRGINIA

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On October 26, 2010, the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) implemented Secure Communities to all the counties of West Virginia this past October.   Secure Communities is ICE’s new system of mainly using biometrics to identify immigrants that are in the U.S. illegally and/or are guilty of committing crimes.  ICE is now working with […]