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  1. immigration
    DHS Official Reportedly Cut Deal to Keep Trump’s ICE Policies Going Under BidenA whistleblower alleges that a top Homeland Security official signed a deal with the ICE union designed to frustrate immigration reform under Biden.
  2. corruption
    Trump Orders Agencies to Aid His Campaign — and Its Violent SupportersThe president is stuffing self-promotional letters into food-aid boxes and giving pro-vigilante talking points to Homeland Security staffers.
  3. education
    Trump Administration Cancels ICE Plan to Block International Student VisasThe rare reversal comes after Harvard and MIT sued ICE for requiring foreign students to leave the U.S. if they are taking online-only courses.
  4. coronavirus
    ICE Makes International Students Choose Between Coronavirus Risk and DeportationICE’s new ruling requires that college students with visas take in-person courses, transfer to a campus with physical classes, or exit the U.S.
  5. immigration
    ICE Was a Danger to Immigrants. The Coronavirus Makes It a Danger to Everyone.The spread of the pandemic has made the agency’s reign of terror untenable.
  6. immigration
    ICE Didn’t Need McKinsey’s Help to Abuse DetaineesThe consulting firm provided ICE with inhuman cost-cutting recommendations. But the moral rot is coming from inside the agency.
  7. ice
    ICE Deports ‘Crucial Witness’ in New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel CollapseDelmer Joel Ramirez Palma raised basic safety concerns related to construction flaws that may have led to the accident, which killed three.
  8. immigration
    Truck Rams Crowd of ICE Protesters Outside Rhode Island PrisonThe incident, which sent five people to the hospital, was caught on video.
  9. immigration
    An 18-Year-Old U.S. Citizen Has Been in Immigration Custody for Nearly a MonthThe 18-year-old has a birth certificate and social security number, but that hasn’t been enough to secure his release.
  10. migrant crisis
    The Flaw in Trump’s Intimidation-Based Immigration StrategyThreatening painful and controversial actions, like ICE raids, may work in the short term, but eventually he’ll have to deliver — or admit defeat.
  11. migrant crisis
    Trump Announces ‘Removal’ of ‘Millions of Illegal Aliens’ Starting Next WeekTrump announced by tweet that ICE will begin removing “millions of illegal aliens,” surprising officials who didn’t know he would broadcast the plan.
  12. ice
    ICE Director Nominee Can Look at Migrant Child, Spot ‘Soon-to-Be Gang Member’Earlier this year Mark Morgan, former Border Patrol chief and Trump’s nominee for ICE director, claimed he has a superpower.
  13. ice
    Trump Surprises Officials With Tweet Nominating Mark Morgan to Be ICE DirectorTrump surprised his advisers by tweeting the nomination of ex–Border Patrol head Mark Morgan, who will take ICE in a “tougher direction.”
  14. immigration
    Could Trump’s Illegal Plan to Ship Migrants to Cities Make Everyone Happy?The president’s assumption that urban liberals hate and fear migrants as much as he and the MAGA folk do isn’t necessarily accurate.
  15. immigration
    Report: White House Wanted to Use Migrant Detainees to Target Political FoesThe White House reportedly considered releasing detained migrants in Nancy Pelosi’s San Fransisco district as a tactic to frustrate Democrats.
  16. immigration
    Trump Wants a ‘Tougher’ ICE Director. What Does That Mean?After a Homeland Security shakeup, it appears that Stephen Miller may be gaining even more influence over Trump’s immigration and border policies.
  17. politics
    Pelosi, AOC Warn Moderate Democrats to Stop Voting With the GOPThe spat over gun-vote defections shows Pelosi may have to choose between imposing party discipline on moderates, or moving fewer “messaging” bills.
  18. vision 2020
    2020 Democratic Candidates Will Need a Definitive Stance on ICE, and SoonReports of deceptive stings and ICE force-feeding detainees will only draw more scrutiny as the race heats up, and Democrats must offer solutions.
  19. immigration
    Former MS-13 Member Who Secretly Helped Police Is DeportedAn immigration judge said he had no choice but to deny asylum to the teen who cooperated with authorities only to be jailed with those he informed on.
  20. memes
    Vote on ICE Nominee Delayed for Investigation Into His MemesICE employees are worried that Ronald Vitiello compared the president to Dennis the Menace.
  21. immigration
    ICE Is Targeting Immigrants Who Agree to Take In Migrant ChildrenThe Trump administration is working to maximize the number of child migrants in federal detention by threatening potential sponsors with deportation.
  22. jakiw palij
    ICE Deports Last Known Nazi Collaborator Living in AmericaJakiw Palij is 95 years old and lived in Queens, until Tuesday morning.
  23. ice
    Trump Boasts That Latino Immigration Agent ‘Speaks Perfect English’He also repeatedly called Customs and Border Protection the wrong name during an event celebrating the organization.
  24. ice
    ICE Arrests Husband Who Was Taking Wife to Give Birth at HospitalThe agency says he is wanted on an outstanding murder charge in Mexico.
  25. immigration
    ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records TripleThrough targeted sweeps and “collateral arrests,” ICE is beginning to terrorize immigrant communities.
  26. Only Racism Can Explain America’s Counterterrorism PoliciesThe hypothetical threat of migrant terrorists justifies mass deportation. The actual threat of white nationalist militias requires no policy response.
  27. Campaign on Taxes or Culture War? GOP, Trump Divided on Midterm MessageRepublicans are vulnerable in different kinds of districts, some where Trump’s rhetoric is attractive and others where it’s toxic.
  28. Here’s What Happened to One Immigrant Family After ICE Took DadWhen ICE tried to deport him, he refused to board the plane, leaving behind his wife and four U.S.-born sons.
  29. immigration
    500,000 Undocumented New Yorkers Are Living in a City of Fear20,000 of the city’s immigrants have been identified for deportation since Trump took office. The rest worry they’ll be next.
  30. Patricia Okoumou and the Dual Threat to Black ImmigrantsHer Statue of Liberty protest reminded the country that corrosive immigration laws have an effect on black communities, too.
  31. select all
    A List of ICE Employees Scraped From LinkedIn Was Removed by Medium and GitHubThe platforms viewed the info dump as doxing.
  32. immigration
    Did ICE Violate a Teen Informant’s Civil Rights?Homeland Security is investigating the case of a Long Island teenager marked for deportation because of admissions he made to police to escape MS-13.
  33. immigration
    Teen Who Faced Deportation After He Informed on MS-13 Gets Temporary ReprieveJudge postpones asylum decision until May, asking for more evidence of Henry’s cooperation with police and the FBI.
  34. immigration
    Teenage MS-13 Gang Informant Heads Into Final Asylum HearingAmong those who will testify on Henry’s behalf: His former principal, an expert witness working for free, and his FBI Gang Task Force handler.
  35. feature
    A Teen Turned Informant to Escape MS-13. Now His Life Is in Even More Danger.Henry thought that talking to the cops would help him get away from the violent gang. Now he’s caught between them and ICE.
  36. Jerry Brown and Jeff Sessions Exchange Fiery Words Over ImmigrationSessions made a point of attacking California leaders in California, and Brown made a point of saying the administration is “full of liars.”
  37. ICE Deports Palestinian Man After 38 Years in U.S.The agency’s capriciousness and cruelty were on full display throughout this case.
  38. Ravi Ragbir Doesn’t Want to Be a SymbolThe immigration-rights activist faces his own deportation. His case will be front and center at Trump’s first State of the Union address.
  39. ICE to Gain Access to Huge License-Plate DatabaseA new surveillance tool given to an agency not known for its restraint.
  40. Report: Motel 6 Is Helping ICE Arrest Undocumented Guests in Arizona“We send a report every morning to ICE — all the names of everybody that comes in,” a front-desk clerk said.
  41. Hurricanes Scuttle Huge ICE RaidsThe agency had plans to conduct its largest-ever operation later this month, but Harvey and Irma got in the way.
  42. Are Employers Using Trump’s ICE Agents to Intimidate Workers?Instead of cracking down on employers who hire the undocumented, some ICE agents are allegedly helping them underpay their immigrant workers.
  43. immigration
    Trump Administration May Expand and Expedite DHS Deportation PowersThe new plan would dramatically expand where and when the government could target immigrants for deportations which bypass immigration courts.
  44. Trump Plan Would Gut Coast Guard and TSA to Pay for Immigration CrackdownApparently, making America “safe again” involves cutting airport and coastal security to channel billions of dollars to pro-Trump border unions.
  45. Police Union Head Says NYC Cops Want to Help ICE Deport More People“Make no mistake about it, the members of law enforcement in the NYPD want to cooperate with ICE.”
  46. undocumented immigrants
    Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Surge of Immigration RaidsActivists are worried that Trump’s widespread crackdown is now underway, but the government insists the raids are just business as usual.
  47. Antonin Scalia Might Have Saved Sanctuary CitiesHis ruling in a 1997 gun-control case could prevent Trump from punishing cities that refuse to cooperate with mass deportation.
  48. The Obama Administration’s $1 Billion Giveaway to the Private Prison IndustryThe administration paid $1 billion to build a detention center for migrant women and children that it barely uses.
  49. talking about the weather
    Winter Goes Out Fighting, Hurls Chunks of Ice at Tourists Underneath 30 Rock.
  50. crimes and misdemeanors
    Sign of the Times: Cabbie Allegedly Beats Fare With a Block of IceThis never would have happened in April.
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