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  • ICE is denying reports that a child died while in Texas custody!

    The South Texas Family Residential Center is the largest of the nation’s three immigration detention centers for families. (Molly Hennessy-Fiske / Los Angeles Times) Federal authorities on Wednesday disputed a claim made on social media by a Houston-based immigration lawyer that a migrant child had died in custody at...
  • Past the deadline, hundreds of children not reunited with their families

    As a court-ordered deadline to reunite all eligible families the Trump administration separated at the border elapsed, one in three children still remained away from their parents, with no clear indication when they would be reunited. According to a court filing, the government has reunited 1,442 families with children...
  • Video: The sound of children crying as they were separated from their parents…Just listen

    Some seem to know only one word, “Mami” or “Papá.” Others plead to know when their aunt or parent will come to pick them up. Altogether, the 7-minute tape of children separated from their parents and held at a detention center makes for some agonizing listening. ProPublica, a nonprofit...
  • Reportedly: Teen led out of the U.S. by ICE later found slain

    An Iowa high school student due to graduate last month ran afoul of federal immigration laws and was escorted out of the U.S. in April, authorities say. Three weeks later, Manuel Antonio Cano-Pacheco was dead, his throat slit in his native Mexico, the Des Moines Register reports. He was, says...
  • Billy Graham dies from natural causes!

    Preacher Billy Graham, one of the world’s most famous Christian evangelist pastors, has died at age 99 in his North Carolina home, according to a family spokesperson. Graham, who was also known as “America’s preacher,” was a minister or counselor to many U.S. presidents, including Richard Nixon, Dwight D....
  • Wardrobe malfunction at the Winter Olympics! Check it out here….

      A French ice dancer struggled throughout the routine to keep her top on.   A wardrobe malfunction in the ice dance short program Sunday night became a distraction for the skaters and viewers. But despite that, they finished near the top of the leaderboard. It happened to the...
  • ICE lawyer in Seattle charged with stealing immigrant IDs

    SEATTLE (AP) – The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants’ identities. Raphael A. Sanchez, who resigned from the agency effective Monday, faces one count of aggravated identity theft and another of wire fraud in a charging document filed Monday in...
  • Northeast gears up for a foot of snow as ice threatens commuters from Appalachia to New England

    A winter storm brought rain, snow and ice to much of the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday Six to 12 inches of snow is expected from Pennsylvania to Maine  Freezing rain will make roads dangerous from Appalachia to southern New England  Storm will peter out Wednesday night into Thursday morning...
  • Man detained by ICE after speaking with news reporters

    SEATTLE (AP) – A Mexican man who spoke with reporters about his longtime girlfriend’s immigration arrest has now been detained himself, and he says agents told him it’s because he was in the newspaper. Baltazar “Rosas” Aburto Gutierrez spoke with the local Chinook Observer as well as The Seattle Times...