Jason LoweryJason Alistair Lowery, the U.S.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation officer who was busted in a marijuana smuggling sting last week -- and then led authorities on a high-speed chase through the desert while throwing bundles of weed out of his ICE-owned vehicle -- is to be ... More >>
ICE Deportation Officer Jason Lowery got popped yesterday during a drug smuggling sting.Jason Alistair Lowery, 34, is a deportation officer with U.S. Immigration and customs enforcement. He's also allegedly a weed smuggler who led authorities on a 45-minute chase -- in his government-owned vehicl ... More >>
Signs like this one along the U.S.-Mexico border warn migrants not to crossThe United States government is revamping a program that will fly undocumented Mexican immigrants back to Mexico City, after they've been caught entering the country illegally.The feds claim this prevents deaths from ... More >>
Coughlin: Squealin' like a stuck javelina
Last night's report from KPHO's Morgan Loew on the ties between private prison behemoth Corrections Corporation of America and Governor Jan Brewer has drawn some serious plasma from Brewer's camp.
Specifically, the hemorrhage i ... More >>
A pack of MCSO detention officers -- some of them 287(g)-trained -- walk Garcia-Martinez into a room to get her fingerprint on an ICE document.I recently watched with great skepticism and annoyance ICE honcho John Morton's videotaped remarks to the Migration Policy Institute in Washington. There, on ... More >>
Sources are telling me tonight that Joe Arpaio will soon announce that he has signed a new jails agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one that will continue to allow ICE to partner with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in identifying and removing so-called crim ... More >>
Garcia-Martinez, upon her release from ICE custody March 12.
I've obtained the documents the MCSO was so hot to have Maria del Carmen Garcia-Martinez mark with her fingerprint. You can see them for yourself, here. Initially, I believed that there was just one page, but now I see there are four ... More >>
The nativists can howl at the moon in victory. As of today, Immigration and Customs Enforcement took custody of Ciria Lopez-Pacheco, the mother torn from her children January 9 by a ski-masked MCSO deputy as part of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's latest anti-immigrant sweep. ICE spokesman Vinnie Picard c ... More >>
(NOTE: Please see below for update and mugshot of the mother.)This disturbing video was taken last night by Phoenix civil rights activist Sal Reza during Sheriff Joe Arpaio's latest anti-immigrant sweep in the West Valley, which is ongoing as I type. Reza witnessed two MCSO deputies, at least one of ... More >>
FIRE's video of its December 4 "ICE raid."Check the graphic at the end. FIRE melts ICE, get it?
Well, here's a man bites dog story, if there ever was one. Seems that on December 4, several orange jumpsuit-clad members of FIRE, which stands for "Flagstaff Immigrant Rights Enforcement," delivered a ... More >>