The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency conducts operations at 98
7-Eleven stores in 17 states, arresting 21 people suspected of being illegal immigrants.
U.S. immigration agents fanned out to nearly 100 7-Eleven convenience stores nationwide on Wednesday, arresting 21 people suspected of being in the country illegally and giving owners a tight deadline to prove other employees are authorized to work.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a Mexican man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts after entering the U.S. illegally, appears in a Poweshiek County court for arraignment on first-degree murder. His bail is set at US$5 million. If released by local police, he may be arrested by ICE. 2018-08-22 (Context: ICE)
At least six people are arrested for hanging a sign that read "Abolish ICE" from the base below the Statue of Liberty, where no banners are permitted hung under federal law. Another is arrested after scaling the base of the statue, prompting an evacuation of the island on the busy Fourth of July holiday. 2018-07-4 (Context: ICE)
Tens of thousands of people participate in nationwide protests across the United States over the Trump administration's immigration policies. Over 630 events are planned, with protesters calling for migrant families split at the United States-Mexico border to be reunited. 2018-06-30 (Context: immigration policies)
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement temporarily closes their Portland, Oregon, offices after protesters camping outside the building grow in numbers. 2018-06-21 (Context: ICE)
Governor Jerry Brown signs legislation to make California a sanctuary state. Next January, this law will prevent police from inquiring about immigration status during routine interactions, and will reduce law enforcement cooperation with U.S. immigration officers. 2017-10-5 (Context: ICE)