About 400,000 illegal aliens are processed through ICE’s system each year, and about one in every 10 is detained. In this interview, Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, explains how the federal agency prioritizes immigration enforcement.
Close to 60 people from an al-Qaida-linked militia group in Syria entered Germany posing as refugees, German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
Sanctuary cities endanger not only their own citizens and police but federal immigration officers, Sessions said, yet “have the gall to feign outrage when their police departments lose federal funds as a direct result of their malfeasance.”
Sanctuary jurisdictions will lose access to certain federal law enforcement grants in 2017 if they prohibit officials from communicating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, block ICE from interviewing jail inmates or fail to notify ICE of the pending release of criminal aliens ICE is seeking to deport.
More jurisdictions across the country, like Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, are looking to do their part by joining the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program.
After landing on a federal list of sanctuary jurisdictions, Montpelier has modified its policy on cooperating with the feds to enforce immigration law — but both the mayor and chief of police deny the change had anything to do with President Trump.
Vermont’s capital is on a list of cities whose policies violate federal immigration law, according to a document released last week by the Department of Homeland Security.