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Jack Mirkinson Jack Mirkinson Jul 18, 2019 at 03:45.

This week in “protests are good”: A protest at ICE headquarters was reportedly so effective that the

This week in “protests are good”: A protest at ICE headquarters was reportedly so effective that the

This week in “protests are good”: A protest at ICE headquarters was reportedly so effective that the whole place had to go into lockdown! I say: good! Next up: “locking down” ICE permanently—by abolishing it.

Rafi Schwartz Rafi Schwartz Jul 15, 2019 at 18:17.

Estados Unidos inaugura una línea telefónica de apoyo para las víctimas de los inmigrantes indocumentados

<a href="https://espanol.splinternews.com/estados-unidos-inaugura-una-linea-telefonica-de-apoyo-p-1794676935" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Estados Unidos inaugura una línea telefónica de apoyo para las víctimas de los inmigrantes indocumentados</a>

El Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) inauguró esta semana la oficina de Atención a Víctimas de Crímenes Cometidos por Inmigrantes (VOICE, por sus siglas en inglés). La oficina cuenta con una línea telefónica para que las supuestas víctimas y sus familiares que se han visto afectados por crímenes cometidos por inmigrantes indocumentados puedan recibir apoyo y asistencia.

La...

Libby Watson Libby Watson Jul 15, 2019 at 12:22.

ICE Agents Reportedly Posed as Good Samaritans Returning Lost Wallet to Make Arrest

<a href="https://splinternews.com/ice-agents-reportedly-posed-as-good-samaritans-returnin-1829637105" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE Agents Reportedly Posed as Good Samaritans Returning Lost Wallet to Make Arrest<em></em></a>

An Argentinian man who has lived in the U.S. for 18 years is set to be deported, despite being in the process of applying for a marriage-based green card, after ICE agents reportedly tricked him into thinking they were friendly strangers returning his lost wallet as a pretense to arrest him.

As the Miami New Times reported today, Flavio Musmanno was working construction jobs in Ohio when he...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Jul 15, 2019 at 11:41.

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs

<a href="https://splinternews.com/trump-administration-says-it-should-be-allowed-to-treat-1835688656" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs</a>

The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low.

Appearing before a Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday, the administration argued that it isn’t required to give the basic necessities of soap or toothbrushes to migrant children who are detained after entering the U.S., and...

Rafi Schwartz Rafi Schwartz Jul 15, 2019 at 11:26.

ICE Is Now Arresting People Who Step Up to Take Care of Undocumented Children

<a href="https://splinternews.com/ice-is-now-arresting-people-who-step-up-to-take-care-of-1829208476" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE Is Now Arresting People Who Step Up to Take Care of Undocumented Children<em></em></a>

A top Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency official confirmed this week that his department has been arresting immigrants who have stepped forward to take custody of undocumented children currently being held by the government, telling a congressional committee that the majority of those detained were for simple immigration status violations.

As CNN first reported, Matthew Albence—ICE’s...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Jul 15, 2019 at 03:22.

ICE Arrests More Than 280 People in Biggest Workplace Raid in a Decade

<a href="https://splinternews.com/ice-arrests-more-than-280-people-in-biggest-workplace-r-1833806262" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE Arrests More Than 280 People in Biggest Workplace Raid in a Decade</a>

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 280 people suspected of working in the country without proper documentation at a business in Allen, TX, ICE officials announced on Wednesday.

Citing unnamed officials, multiple news outlets reported it was the single largest workplace raid in more than a decade.

According to ICE’s statement, the agency began looking into the hiring...

Paul Blest Paul Blest Jul 15, 2019 at 02:17.

If This Is How ICE Treats Former Trump Employees, What Hope Does Any Other Immigrant Have?

<a href="https://splinternews.com/if-this-is-how-ice-treats-former-trump-employees-what-1833675349" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">If This Is How ICE Treats Former Trump Employees, What Hope Does Any Other Immigrant Have?</a>

The New York Times reported on Friday that for the past eight months, a man who used to drive around Trump family and campaign staff in South Florida has been in ICE custody, after immigrating to the United States legally and applying for a green card.

The man, Zolton Tamas, reportedly began working for Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in 2006, and came back to the U.S. in 2011 after he...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Jul 14, 2019.

AOC Was the Only Democrat to Vote Against Bill to Reopen Government Because It Funded ICE

<a href="https://splinternews.com/aoc-was-the-only-democrat-to-vote-against-bill-to-reope-1832014184" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">AOC Was the Only Democrat to Vote Against Bill to Reopen Government Because It Funded ICE<em></em></a>

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocascio-Cortez voted against a measure on Wednesday to fund and reopen the government, which would’ve ended the longest shutdown in history, because the bill included funding for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency she campaigned to abolish in her 2018 campaign, NBC News reported.

“Most of our votes are pretty straightforward, but today was a tough/nuanced...

Nick Martin Nick Martin Jul 14, 2019.

Massachusetts District Attorneys Suing to Get ICE Out of Courtrooms Once and for All

<a href="https://splinternews.com/massachusetts-district-attorneys-suing-to-get-ice-out-o-1834382803" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Massachusetts District Attorneys Suing to Get ICE Out of Courtrooms Once and for All</a>

A pair of Massachusetts district attorneys are taking ICE to court to keep them out.

Last Thursday, the U.S. Attorney in Boston announced charges against a judge and a court officer for the pair’s alleged role in helping a man escape an April 2018 attempt by ICE to detain him following his appearance in a Newton, MA, court. State Attorney General Maura Healey immediately denounced the charges,...

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

Toddler Died From Pneumonia Six Weeks After Leaving ICE Detention 

<a href="https://splinternews.com/toddler-died-from-pneumonia-six-weeks-after-leaving-ice-1828640183" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Toddler Died From Pneumonia Six Weeks After Leaving ICE Detention </a>

A few weeks ago, rumors spread across the internet that a child had died in Immigrations and Customs Enforcement custody. It turned out that information was false. The Vice News report that spurred those rumors, however, is just as disturbing. It tells the story of Yazmin Juárez, 20, a Guatemalan asylum-seeker who entered the US in March and was detained by ICE in Dilley, Texas. She brought...

Katherine Krueger Katherine Krueger Jul 14, 2019.

ICE Chief: Tearing Kids From Their Parents Is 'Sad' But Someone Has to Do it

<a href="https://splinternews.com/ice-chief-tearing-kids-from-their-parents-is-sad-but-s-1826479927" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE Chief: Tearing Kids From Their Parents Is &#39;Sad&#39; But Someone Has to Do it</a>

The Trump administration’s effort to separate children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border has drawn deservedly harsh criticism. But according to the head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the policy sure is “sad,” but what can you do!

An April review by The New York Times found that more than 700 children were taken from their parents since October, including 100...

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

ICE Is Using Our Shitty Mental Health System to Target People for Deportation

<a href="https://splinternews.com/ice-is-using-our-shitty-mental-health-system-to-target-1828732145" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE Is Using Our Shitty Mental Health System to Target People for Deportation<em></em></a>

The combination of insufficient resources for mentally ill people and a Texas law requiring law enforcement cooperation with ICE has created a toxic and dangerous situation for immigrants with mental health issues in the state. A new report from the Texas Observer tells the stories of two young Latina women who were caught up in deportation proceedings after police responded to their mental...

Paul Blest Paul Blest Jul 14, 2019.

Hey Remember When We Were Going to Abolish ICE

<a href="https://splinternews.com/hey-remember-when-we-were-going-to-abolish-ice-1835090156" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Hey Remember When We Were Going to Abolish ICE</a>

I know it’s difficult to imagine, but try to put yourself in the summer of 2018 for a second. Cardi B had the song of the summer, the Golden State Warriors were in the NBA Finals, the president was furiously shitposting, and the hottest idea on the political left was abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win over Joe Crowley nearly a year ago

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

12 Infants Have Been Released From ICE Custody in Texas

<a href="https://splinternews.com/12-infants-have-been-released-from-ice-custody-in-texas-1833079657" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">12 Infants Have Been Released From ICE Custody in Texas</a>

ICE has released 12 of the 16 infants under a year old that were detained with their mothers at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, TX, according to CBS. Last week, immigration advocates sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, asking them to “intervene immediately.” Advocates say the rural facility had limited baby food, dirty water, and insufficient medical...

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

Another Migrant Child Has Died in U.S. Custody

<a href="https://splinternews.com/another-migrant-child-has-died-in-u-s-custody-1834461494" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Another Migrant Child Has Died in U.S. Custody</a>

A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan child died in U.S. government custody in Texas on Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed. The unidentified boy is the third child to die in U.S. custody since last December.

On April 20th, the boy was brought by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to a shelter that contracts with the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Customs and Border Protection says it didn’t...

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

The Trump Administration Wanted a Horrific Mass Raid on Undocumented Families

<a href="https://splinternews.com/the-trump-administration-wanted-a-horrific-mass-raid-on-1834738437" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">The Trump Administration Wanted a Horrific Mass Raid on Undocumented Families</a>

The Trump administration was planning a mass raid on undocumented families in ten major American cities earlier this year, according to the Washington Post. Former Department of Homeland Security leader Kirstjen Nielsen and former immigration official Ronald Vitiello pushed back on the idea as impractical, and were subsequently ousted from the administration.

The information about the proposed...

Rafi Schwartz Rafi Schwartz Jul 14, 2019.

Kamala Harris Once Supported Handing Over Undocumented Minors to ICE 

<a href="https://splinternews.com/kamala-harris-once-supported-handing-over-undocumented-1832538332" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Kamala Harris Once Supported Handing Over Undocumented Minors to ICE <em></em></a>

Presidential candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris is running to lead a party increasingly intolerant of President Donald Trump’s bigoted anti-immigration policies. But while serving as San Fransisco’s district attorney a decade ago, according to a new investigative report from CNN, Harris actively supported her city’s policy of turning over some undocumented teenagers to Immigration...

Jack Crosbie Jack Crosbie Jul 14, 2019.

Jury Can't Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert

<a href="https://splinternews.com/jury-cant-convict-activist-on-trial-for-leaving-migrant-1835444639" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Jury Can&#39;t Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert</a>

A jury in the case of an Arizona immigration activist on trial for helping undocumented migrants survive in the desert was deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict on his guilt yesterday.

Activist Scott Daniel Warren, who was arrested on January 17, 2018, is on trial for allegedly providing food, water, basic supplies, and beds to undocumented immigrants crossing the border in Arizona, near...

Sam Barsanti Sam Barsanti Jul 14, 2019.

ICE has released 21 Savage on bond

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/ice-has-released-21-savage-on-bond-1832570960" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">ICE has released 21 Savage on bond<em></em></a>

Earlier this month, rapper 21 Savage was arrested by ICE—that’s U.S. Immigrations And Customs Enforcement if you’re a cop—on charges of overstaying his visa. 21 Savage is a prominent member of Atlanta’s rap community and has spent most of his life in the United States, but it turns out that he was actually born in the United Kingdom and ICE claims that he’s been living in this country...

Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

Motel 6 Will Pay $12 Million for Handing Over Guest Info to ICE

<a href="https://splinternews.com/motel-6-will-pay-12-million-for-handing-over-guest-inf-1833877822" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Motel 6 Will Pay $12 Million for Handing Over Guest Info to ICE</a>

The hotel chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million in a lawsuit that accused several of its Washington state locations of handing over guest information to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, according to ABC.

The motel company was accused of sharing the information of 80,000 customers with ICE between 2015 and 2017. ICE didn’t provide a warrant for this information. The...

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