Taylor, who had been on unpaid leave from Google, was employed by the company for a little more than a year.
A Judge Blocked A Trump Policy That Allowed Officials To Deny Residency To Immigrants Who Might Use Public Benefits
The policy had allowed officials to deny green cards to immigrants who were deemed likely to use Section 8 housing vouchers, most forms of Medicaid, and other assistance.
The Department of Homeland Security also argues that using the information is perfectly legal and that the agency does not need a warrant to purchase it, according to a memo obtained exclusively by BuzzFeed News.
More Than 40 Immigrants Have Died In ICE Custody In The Past Four Years. Here Are Thousands Of Records About What Happened.
BuzzFeed News has obtained thousands of pages of documents from internal investigations of deaths of immigrants held in ICE custody.
The "Anonymous” Figure Who Claimed To Be Resisting Trump Actually Defended His Controversial Immigration Policies
“They served as gatekeepers, White House liaisons, executors of policy," one source said of Miles Taylor and his high-ranking DHS colleagues.
Border Officials Turned Away Unaccompanied Immigrant Children More Than 13,000 Times Under Trump’s Pandemic Policy
“This is an enormous number of children who are being summarily sent back without any due process, potentially to serious or fatal danger.”
Detention Facilities For Immigrants Fast-Tracked For Deportation Were Rife With Problems, Inspectors Find
Federal inspectors also found that families were held in Border Patrol custody for longer than a week, well beyond the 72-hour standard for detention.
"They are so well taken care of. They're in facilities that were so clean."
Department Of Homeland Security Employees Have Been Told To Report Colleagues Suspected Of Leaking Information
“This is another way to say to people: People are watching you. It is not just us, but your fellow colleagues now have an eye on you."
The new policy will give agents the ability to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants without a hearing in front of a judge.
The arrests were the latest effort by ICE to target the state and its policies that reduce the cooperation between local police and federal agents when it comes to immigration enforcement.
Federal Officials Now Say That Transferring Detainees Between Jails Holding Immigrants Contributed To Coronavirus Outbreaks
The draft report also acknowledges that the inability for adequate social distancing within ICE detention centers contributed to the spread of the virus.
“I think Americans are missing that this is a part of our history and who we are and speaks to our values," one refugee officer said.
“This is not what a responsible government agency with power and force should be doing. This is creating such a dog whistle.”
The new rules would have established a $50 fee for asylum-seekers and raised the prices for immigrants applying to become US citizens from $640 to upward of $1,170.
"All I could think was, what else happened to my body while I was unconscious?"
“While the medical examiner ruled the cause of death ‘undetermined,’ the complete lack of medical leadership, supervision and care that this detainee was exposed to is simply astonishing," the report states.
A Judge Ordered Him Released From Prison Due To COVID-19 Concerns. He Died Of The Disease Two Months Later In ICE Custody.
“He always believed he was going to get out,” his daughter said. "We had so many plans. And then…none of that happened.”
Immigrant Women Detained By ICE Will No Longer See A Doctor Accused Of Performing Unwanted Gynecological Procedures
The gynecologist told ICE officials this week he will no longer see patients from a Georgia detention facility, according to an official with knowledge of the matter.
ICE Often Gives Detained Immigrants Poor Medical Care And Uses Segregation As Punishment, A New Report Says
The report found that several staff members working at detention facilities "diminished the seriousness of suicide attempts as well as evidence of detainee medical issues going untreated."