Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE)

Six US mayors urge Congress to block Trump federal deployment

The tactics, condemned by Democrats as federal overreach, have fueled a new wave of protests following demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
$30 million in drugs seized in tunnel under US-Mexico border

The nearly three-story-deep tunnel stretches for more than 2,000 feet (610 meters).

By LEON SVERDLOV
02/04/2020
ICE officers carry out a raid
U.S. uses fake university to fight visa fraud, 100s of students arrested

"ICE is setting up fake universities to trap students. Yet we were called radical for opposing it," tweeted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

28/11/2019
Rhode Island governor supports ban on private prisons

Rhode Island has no private prisons, according to Josh Block, Raimondo’s press secretary.

By BEN SALES/JTA
24/10/2019
Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards working at a cyber hotline
ICE signs $30M contract with Israeli data-extraction company

According to data released by CBP, the agency searched the devices of more than 30,000 international travelers in 2017 – 10,000 more than the year prior.

By LEON SVERDLOV
30/07/2020
Gavel lying in front of a judge courtroom lawyer lawsuit
U.S. Justice Department sends out email with content from antisemitic blog

According to the Washington Post, the post included in the memo singled out immigration judges by name, published their pictures and referred to them with an anti-Semitic slur.

ICE officer who drove his truck into row of Jewish protesters resigns

The resignation comes a day after the police and the state attorney general’s office began investigating the incident.

By BEN SALES/JTA
17/08/2019
ICE officer who drove into Jewish demonstrators placed on leave

The protest, organized by the new Jewish group Never Again Action, ended after an ICE official named Thomas Woodworth drove the pickup into a row of protesters.

By BEN SALES/JTA
16/08/2019
40 Jews arrested as they protest against Amazon's contract with ICE

In New York City, more than 1,000 demonstrators crammed into a brick-and-mortar Amazon store to protest the tech giant’s contract with ICE.

By BEN SALES/JTA
13/08/2019
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