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ICE arrested an estimated 250 people who enrolled in a fake university set up by federal authorities as part of an immigration sting operation

A grand-jury indictment from January alleged that "the University was being used by foreign citizens as a 'pay to stay' scheme" to obtain visas.

Marc Benioff gave a protester who interrupted his speech 30 seconds to talk, with a giant countdown clock displayed on the conference screen, ‘b...

Salesforce's contract with Customs and Border Protection has been controversial among employees and people outside the company.
The Tech Workers Coalition set up a cage to protest GitHub's contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the entrance of the GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco.

The Microsoft-owned GitHub is under pressure for its work with ICE, as employees resign and activists protest its biggest event of the year

The Tech Workers Coalition set up a giant cage outside GitHub's conference to protests its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A new ruling bars border agents from searching travelers’ phones or laptops for no reason, and privacy advocates are calling it a major victory

DHS' practice of searching phones and computers at border crossings without reasonable suspicion is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Marjaniemi beach on Hailuoto Island in Finland.

A photographer in Finland captured a beach covered in rare ‘ice eggs’ that are the result of a unique weather phenomenon

The unique winter sighting has been documented around the world, with some spheres as large as 9.8 feet washing up along the Arctic shores.
Protesters gathered to protest outside Salesforce headquarters in October 2019.

Microsoft’s GitHub doubled down on its ICE contract as employees protest and even resign in disgust

GitHub recently renewed a contract with ICE worth some $200,000.
U.S. President Trump.

Trump turned a speech to a law enforcement group in Chicago into a wild rant against the city and a local police official

The event seemed more like one of Trump's campaign rallies than an official address to a law enforcement organization.

Over 200 musicians have pledged to boycott Amazon’s music festival unless the company severs all ties with ICE

Musicians join Amazon and Whole Foods employees in protesting Amazon's work with ICE through its contracts with big data firm Palantir.
A photo of Boundary Road, Blaine, Washington, where the Connors said they swerved from. The US and Canada are separated here by several meter of grass between two roads.

How a British family got entangled in a US immigration nightmare after a wrong turn led to nearly 2 weeks in ICE detention

The Connors' story shows how just one unintentional violation of US immigration law can land a family in weeks of detention in an unfamiliar country.
U.S. border patrol agents patrol the border of Montana and Alberta near Sweetgrass, Montana, May 29, 2009

A British family vacationing in Canada unknowingly swerved onto a US road to dodge an animal. ICE has detained them and their 3-month-old baby for 12 ...

The Connorses were driving close to the US border when they "made a very brief detour on an unmarked road to avoid an animal," they said.