Articles Tagged With ‘Immigration and Customs Enforcement’




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Santa Maria Police chief testifies about criminal aliens

Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez

By KAREN VELIE Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin said Thursday at a congressional hearing that the United States is running a catch and release program for criminal aliens that is putting the public at risk, during his testimony to... (Continue reading)

Drug tunnel connected California home to Mexico

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Federal agents uncovered a drug smuggling tunnel that connected a home in Calexico, California to a restaurant in Mexicali, Mexico. Agents also seized more than a ton of marijuana and arrested four people in connection with a Mexican drug cartel... (Continue reading)

Animal abuser released to immigration agents

Duanying Chen

A man who abused his girlfriend’s puppy so severely it had to be euthanized was released Friday from the Santa Barbara County Jail into the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). On May 14, 2014, Santa... (Continue reading)

Former neighbor accused of supporting San Bernardino terrorists

Enrique Marquez Jr.

A longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged Thursday with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism. Enrique Marquez Jr. was also charged with the... (Continue reading)

SF sheriff faces challenge after killing of Cal Poly grad

Ross Mirkarimi

Following the killing of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is at risk of losing reelection on Tuesday. If Mirkarimi were to lose, he would become the city’s third incumbent sheriff to fail in a reelection... (Continue reading)

Supervisor trying to keep San Francisco a sanctuary city

David Campos

Despite national outcry over an illegal immigrant allegedly murdering Cal Poly grad Kate Steinle, a supervisor is pushing for San Francisco to keep its status as a sanctuary city. [Mercury News] San Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced a resolution Wednesday... (Continue reading)

Steinle parents file claims against feds and sheriff

Kathryn Steinle

The parents of slain Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle have filed claims against the San Francisco sheriff, as well as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), alleging each contributed to the death of their... (Continue reading)

Immigration sweep nets three arrests in SLO County

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Federal immigration agents arrested 244 illegal immigrants, including three in San Luis Obispo County and 20 in Santa Barbara County, during a four-day sweep of Southern California last week. [LA Daily News] The sweep produced a record number of arrests... (Continue reading)

California bill calls for restrictions on releasing illegal immigrants

Kathryn Steinle

As a response to the killing of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill restricting transfers of illegal immigrants from federal to local custody. [LA Times] SB 57, authored by senators Bob Huff and Shannon Runner,... (Continue reading)

Immigrant accused of killing Cal Poly grad appears in court

Kathryn Steinle

An illegal immigrant who shot and killed a 32-year-old Cal Poly graduate last month in San Francisco is appearing in court this week as a judge decides whether there is enough evidence to proceed with a murder trial. [SF Gate]... (Continue reading)



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