U.S. immigration authorities will temporarily halt enforcement across the United States, except for efforts to deport foreign nationals who have committed crimes or who pose a threat to public safety.
An attorney says a Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released from a California prison after being granted parole in a murder case, then immediately turned over to federal agents for possible deportation.
A judge won’t consider written testimony from a man who claims he was unaware of his rights when he allegedly confessed to killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
A defense expert testified Thursday that a confession by the suspect is not reliable because he was sleep deprived and susceptible to coercion after hours of questioning.
Vietnamese migrants are lured to work in nail bars and cannabis factories.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States. The justices declined to hear an appeal by Amir Shabo, who was detained in 2017 during a sweep targeting hundreds of Iraqi immigrants who had prior criminal convictions and had been ordered deported as part of by President Donald Trump’s push to intensify immigration enforcement. Shabo, 51, had challenged a lower court ruling that went against him.
A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in the U.S. in September, but her death was not previously reported. It’s the sixth known case of a migrant child dying after being detained in the U.S.