• News
  • Culture

National ICE operation nets 28 arrests in Austin

National ICE operation nets 28 arrests in Austin

Senator Chuck Schumer is concerned about who exactly is being taken into custody. Of those, 84 people in North Carolina now face deportation.

President Donald Trump promised to deport 2 million to 3 million migrants with criminal records on taking office.

"The focus of these targeted enforcement operations is consistent with the routine, targeted arrests carried out by ICE's Fugitive Operations Teams on a daily basis", said Gillian Christensen, acting press secretary for the department.

In Washington, D.C., chanting protesters filled the streets outside the White House this weekend.

"Attendance drops when word of "stops" and raids at workplace circulates", she said. ICE arrested approximately 200 illegal aliens throughout Georgia, North Carolina, and SC and arrested 160 more in 55 communities throughout southern California.

"Now it seems like anyone could be arrested", said Shiu-Ming Cheer, senior staff attorney at the National Immigration Law Center. "And if they would have let me know about it, even after the fact, it would have helped me deal with the community concerns about it".

"Those were individuals that are in the country illegally, so they had no documentation or any right to be here in the country", he said.

Further, 29 of those arrested in Georgia and the Carolinas had reentered the country after being removed.

Marin said that of the ten others, five had impending deportation orders or had been deported and had illegally returned to the United States.

More news: Myles Garrett Will Not Attend NFL Draft

The Secretary did not specify how numerous detained immigrants have been deported nor whether they face trial in the United States for their crimes. In one case, the ICE agency charged one immigrant as a "gang member" because of old speeding tickets and tattoos.

One person was arrested Tuesday on federal identity fraud charges amid a Homeland Security investigation in the Holland area, according to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement official.

Trump commented on the arrests in a joint news conference with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday.

A spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement said there was no activity, despite immigrant advocates saying otherwise - comments that were reflected in numerous news reports beginning Friday.

After raids running through the week led to 680 arrests, ICE issued a statement announcing it had 'launched a series of targeted enforcement operations across the country'.

"We have really done a great job", he said.

"A lot of people were afraid to leave their homes", Reyes said.

Trump's executive order does give ICE officials the power to use their own discretion when making an arrest.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Raptors land Serge Ibaka from Magic for Terrence Ross

    Raptors land Serge Ibaka from Magic for Terrence Ross

    Toronto president Masai Ujiri has full intensions of signing Ibaka to a new deal following the season. Ibaka will now slide into the team's power forward spot and fill an enormous hole for the Raptors.
    Storm drops almost  1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

    Storm drops almost 1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

    Bus service is not operating for the day, and officials urged residents to stay off roads due to the snowy, wintry conditions. Wednesday saw temperatures of almost 60 degrees in New York City, and Thursday will be a little, er, different.

    Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title

    Wada has since said the Moscow laboratory played a central role in Russia's "state-sponsored" doping. Semenya could also be upgraded from silver to gold in the 2011 world championships.
  • Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

    Harrison Ford almost flew his private plane into a passenger jet at a California airport on Monday, according to NBC News . Ford, a renowned aviation enthusiast who collects vintage aircraft, has had close calls while flying his planes before.
    Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

    Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

    And some states, like California , have state-level anti-discrimination laws that include transgender students. Courthouse in New Orleans, Louisiana is the home of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
    White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

    White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

    It's very serious". "This morning on this show is not the venue for me lay out all the evidence". Of course, one branch can criticize another branch of government", Miller said.
  • Future announces new album, tours with Migos and Young Thug

    Amidst his exciting song/tour announcement, Future also jumped on the new Maroon 5 single "Cold", which dropped Tuesday (Feb. 14). Each purchase will come with a digital copy of Future's new self-titled album that's being released Friday.
    'Sudden death' of Kim Jong Un's half-brother investigated

    'Sudden death' of Kim Jong Un's half-brother investigated

    The men deliberated on a response in a dining room at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club, in full view of other diners. In any case, Kim Jong Un has been known to be ruthless about potential rivals, even within his own family.

    Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner

    He will succeed Joachim Gauck, a former East German dissident and pastor who decided not to run for a second term. German politicians attended a church service in Berlin on Sunday, ahead of electing a new president.
  • Kazakhstan postpones Syria talks by a day

    Kazakhstan postpones Syria talks by a day

    De Mistura says the talks will be in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2254 aimed at ending the conflict in the Arab country.

    Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong to be questioned again over corruption charges

    Park formally remains president but has been stripped of power until the Constitutional Court decides whether to back the decision.

    Hamburg Airport Temporarily Shut Down After 'Substance' Found In Security Check Area

    Terminal 1 and 2 were then evacuated and hundreds of passengers had to wait outside at nearly below zero temperatures. This event led the airport to cancel many flights and close temporarily.
  • Dozens in Ithaca rally for Planned Parenthood

    Dozens in Ithaca rally for Planned Parenthood

    Planned Parenthood also provides resources for STDs, pregnancy, men's sexual health, birth control and women's health care. But Cole Black, who is 45 and from Fuquay-Varina, spoke in favor of the services provided by Planned Parenthood.

    These Super Bowl Champions Refuse To Visit Trump In The White House

    An agent for Hightower confirmed to ABC News that he would not visit the White House but did not provide additional comment. Similarly Bennett, the Patriots tight end, did not express his exact reasons for not meeting Trump this week.
    Toyota Updates Tundra, Sequoia for '18 With Standard Safety

    Toyota Updates Tundra, Sequoia for '18 With Standard Safety

    RAV4 Adventures with all-wheel drive feature Dynamic Torque Control, sending more power to the front or rear wheels when needed. It will be at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, but we won't see the 2018 Tundra until September.
  • Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit

    Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit

    Anti-Doping Agency, armed with sworn testimony from Landis and other former teammates, moved to strip Armstrong of his titles. Landis, himself a former Tour victor caught cheating, would be entitled to up to 25 percent of any money recovered.

    Projections of pregnant Trump, Putin appear in Chelsea, Williamsburg

    Peskov assured reporters on Monday that Flynn and Kislyak had not discussed lifting sanctions, and neither had any other official Russian and USA representatives.

    MLB Trade: Atlanta Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati Reds

    Phillips, who will be a free agent after the 2017 season, is only one in a long line of veterans who will be playing for Atlanta. Peraza batted.324 with 25 runs, three home runs, 25 RBIs and 21 stolen bases, although he did get caught stealing 10 times.

Breaking News



Recommended

Wounded Wenger admits Bayern Munich were better than Arsenal

We have to make sure we play well on the day because we are going to have to if we are going to beat Bayern Munich. They've been outclassed and outplayed and they did at a canter, ' the Sportsmail columnist said on BT Sport .

KC Royals Add Swingman Travis Wood With Two-Year Deal

Since transitioning to the bullpen in 2015, he is 7-2 with a 2.95 ERA in 122 appearances. It came down today that the Royals have signed Travis Wood .

More than 55000 United States bridges structurally deficient

The report adds more than 1,300 bridges are posted for load, which means vehicles of a certain size or weight are restricted. Almost 400 of the structurally deficient bridges have load and weight restrictions for vehicles crossing the structure.

Nazi-era German anthem at tennis tournament sparks outrage

The tournament is the largest worldwide team competition in women's tennis. It has apologised, tweeting that the mistake would not occur again.

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

Two people forced their way inside, and then shot through the door of a 19-year-old man's room before taking off, police said. No one is in custody for the shooting, which occurred around 1:30 p.m. local time on the city's West Side, police said.

CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

Called FluMist, this flu nasal form is made from a weakened flu virus form, unlike traditional shots using dead virus. The woman was a resident of a long-term care facility, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health.

Suspended second round ends with Day, Spieth tied for lead

Spieth started the day in a share of the lead with world number one Jason Day and American Derek Fathauer on 10 under. It's tough to get up on these holes and then, after waiting for that long, trying to stay in a rhythm", he said.

ICE raids spark immigration fears, rumors in California and on social media

Notably, experts have challenged Trump's estimates of the number of undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, D-Los Angeles, took to Twitter to speak out against ICE's actions.

FDA Okays Marathon's Emflaza for DMD

Some studies have shown that patients on deflazacort tend to lose the ability to walk later that the ones who are not treated. Average muscle strength remained stable through the 52 weeks of the study for those on the corticosteroid, the agency said.

YouTube now has an offline viewing app for Android

However, if you have data charges to be wary of it could come in useful and the ability to share content offline is always useful. To users in those places, the app looks like a flawless way to watch and share videos from YouTube without burning their data.