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  • ** FILE ** Illegal immigrants have been the focus of much debate. (Associated Press)

    Deportations down again; pace is lowest of Obama presidency

    The Obama administration deported its 2 millionth immigrant sometime Wednesday, according to projections by The Washington Times that also showed agents are on pace this year to remove the fewest number of immigrants of President Obama's tenure.


  • **FILE** Men recently deported from Arizona wait in line to be registered with Mexican authorities at the border in Nogales, Mexico, on April 28, 2010. (Associated Press)

    ICE agents catch and release most illegal immigrants, new report shows

    Immigration agents tried to deport only about a fourth of the cases they encountered in 2013, said a report being released Monday from the Center for Immigration Studies that shows just how much President Obama's policies have cut down on potential enforcement.


  • Audits of businesses for illegal immigrants rises

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for illegal immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year.


  • Muriel Bowser (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. bill would cut illegal alien holding time

    A D.C. Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that cuts in half the amount of time U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has to pick up illegal immigrants placed on a civil detainer.


  • Millions of dollars forfeited by Mexican drug cartel kingpin Osiel Cardenas-Guillen, serving 25 years in prison for threatening U.S. agents, has been given to a dozen local Texas law enforcement agencies. (Associated Press)

    Kingpin's cash goes to fight drug cartels across Texas

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies have distributed the bulk of $29.5 million in "asset sharing" funds to a dozen Texas law enforcement agencies to combat drug cartels.


  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano faces a deadline set by the House Judiciary Committee to provide a list of illegal and criminal immigrants who have been flagged by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents but have not been detained or placed in removal proceedings. A possible contempt citation hangs over the department.

    Napolitano faces contempt citation over list of immigrants ICE flagged

    The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano to provide a list of illegal and criminal immigrants who have been flagged by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents but have not been detained or placed in removal proceedings.


  • New D.C. bill cuts time frame for detaining illegals

    The D.C. Council introduced a bill Tuesday that cuts in half the amount of time U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has to pick up illegal immigrants placed on a civil detainer.


  • Nancy Navarro

    Montgomery Co. softens stand on ICE effort

    The Montgomery County Council shifted course Tuesday, softening its opposition to a federal deportation program for illegal immigrants.


  • The casket of slain Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata, 32, sits at the front of the Brownsville Events Center in Brownsville, Texas, Tuesday during a funeral Mass attended by more than 1,000 people. He and his partner were ambushed on the road in Mexico. (Associated Press)

    Holder, Napolitano vow justice at ICE agent's funeral

    The director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday told the parents, friends and associates of slain ICE Agent Jaime Zapata that the U.S. and Mexican governments would "bring the long arm of the law down" on the drug smugglers who killed him and wounded his partner Victor Avila.


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