Ellensburg, WA armed federal raids detain 30.

January 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Federal raid leads to 30 being taken into custody

Federal raid leads to 30 being taken into custody By DAILY RECORD STAFF Daily Record | 15 comments

Federal agents early Thursday morning arrested 14 Ellensburg area residents related to criminal charges of manufacture and purchase of counterfeit identity and employment documents, according to a news release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Another 16 were taken into custody on administrative immigration violations, and three of those were later released Read more

Is your state considering an Arizona copycat law?

January 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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By Liz Goodwin liz Goodwin Fri Jan 21, 11:32 am ET

More than a dozen states are considering following in the footsteps of Arizona and requiring local police officers to check the immigration status of people they suspect may be in the country illegally. Mississippi could soon become the first to do so. Read more