A Sheriff’s Bind: Cross the White House, or the Courts

By CAITLIN DICKERSON September 13, 2017 The Trump administration and the sheriff in Portland, Ore., agree on this much: The crimes were hideous and preventable. But they are fiercely blaming each other for allowing them to happen. The case has stirred up a...

U.S. Citizen Detained by Mistake Sues Miami-Dade Over Immigration Enforcement

By CAITLIN DICKERSON July 5, 2017 Immigration lawyers in Miami-Dade County are challenging its practice of jailing people on behalf of federal immigration authorities, in a case that could test the Trump administration’s attempts to pressure so-called...

After Backing Trump, Christians Who Fled Iraq Fall Into His Dragnet

By VIVIAN YEE July 4, 2017 STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — A few Sundays ago, federal immigration agents walked through the doors of handsome houses here in the Detroit suburbs, brushing past tearful children, stunned wives and statuettes of the Virgin Mary...