Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Convicted of Criminal Contempt

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA July 31, 2017 Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio committed a crime by defying a court order to stop detaining suspected undocumented immigrants, a judge ruled on Monday, in the latest rebuke for a once-popular politician who was...

Detained Immigrant Children Are Entitled to Hearings, Court Rules

By MIRIAM JORDAN July 5, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Undocumented immigrant children detained by federal authorities are entitled to hearings to determine whether they should remain confined, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. A three-judge panel of...

Trump Administration Targets Parents in New Immigration Crackdown

By CAITLIN DICKERSON July 1, 2017 The Trump administration has begun a new tactic to crack down on illegal immigration, this time arresting undocumented parents suspected of having paid to have their children ushered into the country by smugglers. When...

Torture Victim, Expecting a U.S. Handshake, Was Given Handcuffs Instead

A man who had been beaten and jailed by Venezuelan security agents fled to the United States, but was arrested when he arrived at an asylum interview in Miami.

Prisoner Freed (Twice) After Legal Battle, Then Detained by ICE

A Cuba native, Rene Lima-Marin could be deported following his release from a Colorado prison, despite the life he built after a mistaken release in 2008.