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Poll: Few Democrats Favor Liberal Cry to Abolish ICE

WASHINGTON — The rallying cry from some liberals to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) isn't a likely winner this election year, as a new poll finds only a quarter of Democrats support eliminating the agency that carried out the Trump administra...
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Immigration Raids Can Rip Apart Communities

U.S. immigration agents raided an Ohio gardening company on June 5, arresting 114 suspected undocumented workers. This followed other large workplace raids, including a raid on a rural Tennessee meat-processing plant in April. The raids suggest the U.S. Dep...
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ICE Gets More Prison Space for Immigrant Detainees

NPR is reporting that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has acquired new space in federal prisons to house immigrant detainees — more than 1,600 beds. An ICE spokeswoman attributed the need fo...