Politics May 01

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting director Thomas Homan addresses the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 27, 2017. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Trump’s nominee to lead ICE announces retirement

Thomas Homan, who was acting director since Trump took office, spearheaded a 40 percent surge in deportation arrests and established policies to make immigration arrests at courthouses and detain pregnant women. He has been one of the administration's most outspoken…

Politics Feb 01

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles on Feb. 7, 2017. Photo courtesy Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Reuters
ICE issues directive to make deportation arrests at courthouses

Federal immigration authorities formalized a policy Wednesday to send deportation agents to federal, state and local courthouses to make arrests, dismissing complaints from judges and advocacy groups that it instills fear among crime victims, witnesses and family members.