The privately-run Irwin County Detention Center was the subject of a whistleblower complaint and a congressional investigation last year.
ICE sold its stake on April 14, the day Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, went public via direct listing on the Nasdaq.
The move was announced Monday in memos circulated to ICE and CBP department heads.
Sorokin - AKA Anna Delvey - was out of prison for six weeks when ICE took her in. A collaborator says he's moving ahead with an apparel line.
Recent CBP data suggests the influx is similar to the migration surge in 2019 when hundreds of thousands of migrant families sought asylum.
In February, ICE arrested about 2,500 people, down from an average of 6,800 arrests per month in the final weeks of the Trump administration.
At least 13 people were killed when an SUV carrying 25 people collided with a gravel truck 10 miles north of the Mexican border on Tuesday.
An Insider investigation found that federal negligence could leave thousands of at-risk immigrants out of the largest vaccine rollout in history.
These are Business Insider's biggest healthcare stories for February 16.
Three Cubans were rescued from a deserted Bahamas island by US Coast Guard on Wednesday. The group, whose boat had capsized, lived for 33 days mainly on rats and coconuts. They were taken to a US hospital, then transferred to ICE custody. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
A woman who helped investigators after a 2019 mass shooting at a Walmart in Texas has been deported. The woman, identified only as Rosa publicly, was deported following a traffic stop. A legal aid group helping Rosa said she was “an important witness in the case against the alleged shooter […]
The National Women’s Hockey League 2021 season begins Saturday, January 23. Six teams will compete for the Isobel Cup in a bubble in Lake Placid, New York. Here’s your guide to the season, as told through a Q&A with 2019-2020 league MVP and top scorer Jillian Dempsey. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Jean Pierre Barriga, 27, is a DACAmented DE&I professional based in New York City. While sharing the stories of Dreamers is important, Barriga says more attention should be paid to the lesser known DAPA immigration policy, aka the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans. Years of lawsuits and injunctions against […]
BuzzFeed News said on Friday that it refused a demand from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to reveal anonymous sources the publication used while reporting on a deportation program. ICE issued the outlet a subpoena making the request. BuzzFeed News refused, calling it “an extraordinary attempt by the government to interfere […]
US Judge Vince Chhabria on Thursday accused an ICE official of lying to cover up the “deliberate indifference” to the lives of immigrants at a privately-run detention centre. Over the summer, over half of those detained at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Centre contracted COVID-19. In the past two weeks, […]
New legislation would prohibit ICE from transferring immigrants between facilities. In October, the US government admitted that detainee transfers have “contributed to outbreaks,” according to an internal report obtained by BuzzFeed News. At least 7,339 people detained by ICE have now tested positive for the coronavirus, eight of whom have […]
Bounchan Keola, a 39-year-old man who was sentenced to 28 years in prison at age 16, is facing deportation from California to Laos. Keola, who came to the US with his parents when he was two years old, fought California’s wildfires as an incarcerated firefighter earlier this year. He was […]