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A federal judge in Texas is expected to rule next week on a request by rank-and-file U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents for an injunction to block President Obama's deferred-deportation initiative.
The Obama administration's top deportation official acknowledged Tuesday that he could have asked Congress for flexibility to avoid having to release more than 2,000 immigrants back onto the streets ahead of the budget sequesters, but he decided the releases were a better option.
The Obama administration's top deportation official acknowledged on Tuesday that he could have asked Congress for flexibility to avoid having to release more than 2,000 immigrants back onto the streets ahead of the budget sequesters, but he decided the releases were a better option.
The Obama administration said Thursday it had rearrested and brought back four of the most dangerous immigrants it released from detention last month in the run-up to the budget sequestration.
The Obama administration's decision to release some immigrants awaiting deportation back into the community has spawned a furious backlash from Congress, where stunned lawmakers have besieged the Homeland Security Department with questions.
Investigators have confiscated more than $13.6 million worth of phony sports merchandise over the past five months and expect to seize more in New Orleans during Super Bowl week, a federal law-enforcement official said Thursday.
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, in Tuesday floor remarks, called for the firing of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement head for failing to uphold and enforce border laws.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents Thursday arrested 47 suspects in a sex-trafficking operation, including a dozen purported ringleaders, that used young women and girls in an active prostitution ring in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Eleven of the victims were rescued.
One of the most significant cases of copyright infringement ever uncovered was dismantled Tuesday with a guilty plea by a Chinese national to charges of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement and wire fraud in the distribution of more than $100 million of pirated software around the world.
More than 120 victims of child sexual exploitation were identified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during an international operation aimed at rescuing victims and targeting those who own, trade and produce images of child pornography, ICE Director John Morton said Thursday.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says more than 200 adults have been arrested in a five-week international investigation of child pornography.
The Obama administration has dramatically changed the composition of those it's deporting now that President Obama's non-deportation policy is in effect, setting an overall record for the number of people kicked out of the U.S. last year.
The Obama administration deported a record 409,849 illegal immigrants in the last fiscal year, with the majority of them convicted criminals, according to statistics released Friday.
More than 100 domain names were seized in an international crackdown on websites that sell counterfeit merchandise, federal authorities said Monday, just in time for the biggest online shopping day of the year.
The Obama administration has labeled a violent Central American street gang as an international criminal organization subject to U.S. government sanctions, the first time this designation has been given to such a group.
"Today is another good day in the fight against international art thieves," ICE Director John Morton said at the hand-over ceremony. "The plundering of cultural property is one of the oldest forms of organized cross-border crime. Today we right that wrong."