Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan

ICE Director Thomas Homan to Retire in June

The nation’s top immigration enforcement officer announced he will retire from the agency he served for 34 years. The outgoing director said leading the immigration enforcement agency has been “the honor of my life.”

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Oakland Mayor ‘Touched’ SF ICE Spox Resigned

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is reportedly “touched” that a San Francisco spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), James Schwab, quit this week after accusing President Donald Trump’s administration of misleading the public about the number of criminal illegal immigrants who may have avoided capture due to Schaaf’s alert.

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ICE Chief Orders Agents to Target Criminal Aliens Visiting Courthouses

The head of U.S. immigration law enforcement issued a new directive this week ordering immigration officers to target criminal aliens appearing in courthouses across the country. The move is seen by some as a slap against sanctuary jurisdictions where officers are not allowed to pickup up illegal aliens in the safe confines of a jail.

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California’s Sanctuary Law Reckless, Dangerous, Says Sheriff’s Association

The move by the State of California to provide statewide sanctuary to illegal aliens is dangerous and reckless, says the National Sheriffs Association. The law signed by Governor Jerry Brown blocks police from inquiring about the immigration status of suspects or from assisting federal immigration officers in the performance of their duties.

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18 Texas Sheriffs Ink Immigration Enforcement Partnerships

While some Texas sheriffs are making headlines by refusing to cooperate with immigration enforcement officials, 18 sheriffs signed up to increase their efforts by joining the 287(g) immigration enforcement partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The sheriffs are making the announcement on Monday at a formal signing ceremony at the Texas Sheriff’s Association conference in Grapevine.

Texas Sheriffs Discuss Criminal Aliens and PEP