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Feds Establish Support Program for Victims of Criminal Aliens

Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly ordered the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to create a program to assist the victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens. The program creates a liaison and authorizes the disclosure of suspect immigration statuses and other pertinent data.

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DHS Authorizes Hiring 10K Immigration Officers

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly authorized the hiring of an additional 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and enforcement officers. The move by DHS delivers on a promise made by President Donald Trump to increase enforcement–particularly in removing criminal aliens inside the borders of the U.S.

Coast Guard crew members from the cutter Bernard C. Webber stand guard next to bales of cocaine, Friday, April 26, 2013 at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Miami Beach, Fla. The 2,200 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $27 million, was seized after stopping a fishing boat in the Western Caribbean Sea. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

We Need More Money to Fight Cartels, DHS Officials Tell Congress

U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials told Congress they need more equipment, cutter fleets, and manpower to fight transnational drug cartels from Mexico, Central and South America, and Europe. Cartels have almost unlimited funds to traffic drugs into the country, they say.

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Texas Students Skip School to Protest Arrests of Violent Criminals

High school students from Austin, Texas, skipped school to protest the arrest by immigration officials of violent criminals and people who sexually assault children. The truant protesters handed out flyers advising illegal aliens of their rights when encountering an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer.

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Telemundo Town Hall Highlights Illegal Immigrant Panic

Telemundo News hosted a Sunday afternoon panel, heavy with panelist warnings against immigration officials and drawing many “Spanish-speakers,” as false immigration enforcement reports online have struck fear among those who may now face repercussions for illegal immigration.

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Report: PG&E Offshoring IT Jobs to India to Cut Wage Costs

In the latest high visibility offshoring of Silicon Valley jobs to India, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported last month that the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) will offshore about 72 information technology (IT) jobs from San Francisco to India in a restructuring that could slash labor costs by 75 percent.

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Mexico Counsels Its Citizens About U.S. Deportations

Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned Mexican citizens of “more severe application of migration controls” in the United States after anti-deportation protests over a woman convicted of felony identity theft was sent back to Mexico.

A man is detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), agents early on October 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. ICE agents said the undocumented immigrant was a convicted criminal and gang member who had previously been deported to Mexico and would be again. ICE builds deportation cases against thousands of undocumented immigrants, most of whom, they say, have criminal records. The number of ICE detentions and deportations from California has dropped since the state passed the Trust Act in October 2013, which set limits on California law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

ICE Rounds Up 44 Criminal Aliens in Texas Capital

Enforcement actions underway in Texas as part of the nationwide Operation Cross Check have landed 44 criminal aliens in federal detention this week. While the ICE spokesperson would not confirm or deny the operation, U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro confirmed the arrests underway in Austin and throughout South and Central Texas are part of Operation Crosscheck.

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Immigration Officer Injured in Texas Sanctuary City

An “immigration officer” was reportedly injured during an attempted arrest. The incident follows a protest in Texas’ capital city over other detention arrests made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. It also follows a contentious dispute between Travis County and the State of Texas over sanctuary city issues.