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Ankle Monitors Being Used To Track Undocumented Immigrants

PHOENIX (CBS Las Vegas) – The federal government is using ankle monitors to keep track of undocumented immigrants from Central America who remain free in the US until their court hearings. 309 more words


U.S. and Kenya sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

The U.S. signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Kenya marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and trade facilitation between the two countries. 277 more words


Inside Texas' New Detention Center for the Undocumented

(KARNES, Texas) — A model detention facility for moms with children crossing the border illegally is scheduled to open Friday.

The brand new facility in Karnes, Texas, is… 441 more words


Karnes immigrant detention center softens its image

KARNES CITY, Texas (KXAN) — A 29-acre facility which previously housed male illegal immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has a makeover and a new purpose.  590 more words


President Obama’s $3.7B funding request is not on the calendar but other proposals are scheduled for hearings before summer break

As the final days and hours of the current legislative session wind down, it looks like there may not be any action on President Obama’s request for funding. 806 more words

News Affecting Immigrant Residents

Immigration Advocate: Sick Children Not Receiving Medicine At Detention Center

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Immigration advocates who were allowed to visit a New Mexico detention center say women there are complaining that children aren’t getting proper medical care and people are being deported before they can see a lawyer. 133 more words


Homeland arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration’s efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally. 171 more words