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ICE arrests 255 people in child exploitation cases

Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has arrested 255 people in an international child exploitation investigation. Full story

Director of U.S. immigration agency resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said on Monday he will step down at the end of July to go to the private sector after heading the agency for four years. Full story

South Florida deportations flout policy, focus on minor offenders: report

MIAMI (Reuters) - Federal immigration officials in south Florida are failing to abide by an Obama administration directive to focus deportation efforts on dangerous criminals, according to a report Monday by a Miami-based immigration advocacy group and researchers from a Florida university. Full story

U.S. agency says average cost of immigrant detention $119 per day

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government agency caught in a political firestorm for releasing hundreds of illegal immigrants from detention because of budget concerns said on Thursday the cost of holding someone was more than six times that of alternative supervision methods. Full story

Employers encouraged by proposal to fix U.S. immigration chaos

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The first big political push for an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws in more than five years holds out some promise for employers who have long complained that the current system is broken and inhibits hiring. Full story

Too many loopholes in US flight training security?

After a federal investigation reveals some foreign nationals attending U.S. flight schools have not been properly vetted, security  officials look for more gaps. Full story

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