U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Lawyers: Immigrant Mothers In Texas Coerced To Wear Ankle MonitorsLawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release.
Texas Immigrant Center To Hold Up To 2,400 Federal officials say a residential center that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will use to house families apprehended while crossing into the U.S. will hold up to 2,400 people.
More Than 100 People Found In Suspected Texas Stash HouseA house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered in Texas on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.
Watauga Man Admits To Downloading, Distributing Child PornA Watauga man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Dallas to one count of transporting and shipping child pornography, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday.
Four Men Charged With Running Marijuana Distribution ConspiracyFour Texas men are in federal custody after authorities recovered approximately 36.5 kg of marijuana from a house in Fort Worth. The men are charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute.
Program Offers Opportunity For Deferred Deportation StatusStarting August 15, illegal immigrants that were brought to the United States as children can apply to temporarily live and work in the country legally.
Mom Of Deported Dallas Teen Runaway Files SuitThe mother of a teenage Dallas runaway who gave authorities a false name and wound up deported to South America has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against officials with the Justice Department and Homeland Security.
Man Linked To Federal Agent's Murder Gets 7 Years On Weapons ChargesA man who pled guilty last year to his role in a gun trafficking operation that was linked to the killing of a federal agent in Mexico was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.
Reform-Minded Immigration Facility UnveiledFederal officials are unveiling a new 608-bed detention facility they say represents the Obama administration's pledge to overhaul America's much-maligned system for jailing immigration offenders.
Fort Worth Officers Say Feds Ignored Human Trafficking VictimA pair of Fort Worth police officers spoke freely with CBS 11 News about why they believe federal immigration officials botched an investigation.
Dallas Teen Deported To Colombia Could Soon ReturnThe grandmother of a 15-year-old Dallas girl who was deported to Colombia after giving immigration officials a fake name is questioning why U.S. officials didn't do more to verify her identify.
Former Cowboy Hurd Released On Bond After Being Cut By BearsThere are new developments in the federal drug investigation of former Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd. Hurd was released on $100,000 bond soon after the announcement that the Chicago Bears cut him from the team.