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Supreme Court Rules That Detained Immigrants Aren't Entitled to Bond Hearings

On Tuesday, a decision announced by a divided Supreme Court ruled that detained immigrants who face possible deportation by the United States government are not entitled to a bond hearing every six months, which means that immigrants can be held by the federal government for months or years without the chance to post bail. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has said that about 34,000 immigrants are detained daily in the United States, and 90% of detained immigrants' cases are resolved within six months. But some cases take much longer. 

What Are Your Rights in the Border Zone?

Border Patrol's reach extends further than just the border. A federal law says that they can conduct searches 'within a reasonable distance' from the U.S. border, which is 100 miles from any boundary of the U.S. Most major cities in the U.S. fall into this zone, in addition to the entire state of Florida.

ICE Lanza Un Nuevo Barrido De Inmigración en el Area De Los Ángeles; Al Menos 100 Personas Han Sido Detenidas Ya

Una operación de ICE, que comenzó el domingo pasado, se llevará a cabo en el área de Los Ángeles. Al menos 100 personas han sido detenidas hasta el momento por violar las leyes de inmigración. Un funcionario de ICE dijo que los funcionarios de ICE estaban tomando el asunto en sus propias manos en "jurisdicciones no cooperativas" en California, porque el estado se está convirtiendo en un "santuario" para los inmigrantes ilegales. 

ICE Launches New Immigration Sweep in L.A. Area; At Least 100 People Have Been Detained Already

An ICE operation, which began last Sunday, is taking place in the Los Angeles area. At least 100 people have been detained so far for being in violation of immigration laws. An ICE official said that ICE officials were taking matters into their own hands in "uncooperative jurisdictions" in California, because the state is becoming a "sanctuary" for illegal immigrants.

ICE Will Soon Be Tracking License Plates

The ICE agency has struck a deal with Vigilant Solutions that gives them access to billions of license plate records across the United States. ICE agents will have access to a database that shows every given place a license plate has been in the last five years, in addition to receiving instantaneous email updates whenever a new record of any particular license plate is found. This private contract will allow for ICE to find any find the locations and facilitate the removal of priority aliens.

ICE Libera Directiva Sobre La Aplicación de Acción Inmigración Civil Dentro de Juzgados

Una directiva de dos páginas que fue lanzada el miércoles dijo que ICE buscará criminales convictos a los juzgados federal, estado, y local, con énfasis en miembros de pandillas, amenazas a la seguridad pública, y inmigrantes que han sido deportados previamente o personas a las que se les dijo que abandonaran los Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, la agencia dice que las familias, los amigos, y los testigos no será buscado y eso dejará espacio para "circunstancias especiales."

ICE Releases Directive on Civil Immigration Enforcement Action Inside Courthouses

A two-page directive released Wednesday stated that ICE will target convicted criminals at federal, state and local courthouses, focusing on gang members, public safety threats and immigrants who have previously been deported or were previously ordered to leave the country. However, the agency says family, friends and witnesses won't be targeted and that it will leave a caveat for "special circumstances."

Inmigración de E.E.U.U. Anuncia Series de Acción Relacionada para Centros de Detención de Familia

El Secretario Jeh Johnson del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional ha hecho claro que nuestras fronteras no están abiertas a migración ilegal, y que los individuales detenidos cruzando la frontera ilegalmente son una prioridad para el Departamento. Sin embargo, por el anuncio de la administración de Obama el miércoles, las autoridades de inmigración ya no citara disuasión como un factor en la decisión de detener familias migrantes capturadas cruzando la frontera de los Estado Unidos ilegalmente. Por otra parte, autoridades de inmigración buscara a mejorar las condiciones de vida y acceso a un abogado en sus tres centros de detención de familias localizados en Texas y Pennsylvania. Por último, ICE empezara a revisar los casos de familias detenidas por más de 90 días para determinar si ellos deben de permanecer en custodia.

U.S. Immigration Announces Series of Action Related for Family Detention Centers

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has made it clear that our borders are not open to illegal immigration, and that individuals apprehended crossing the border illegally are a Department priority. However, per the Obama administration announcement on Wednesday, immigration authorities will no longer cite deterrence as a factor in deciding whether to detain immigrant families caught illegally crossing the U.S. border. Moreover, immigration authorities will seek to improve the living conditions and access to attorney in its three family detention centers located in Texas and Pennsylvania. Lastly, ICE would start reviewing the cases of families detained beyond 90 days to determine whether they should remain in custody.

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