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ACLU: Sheriff's office holds all Hispanics for immigration check

When Ramon Torres was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, he produced his Louisiana driver's license, social security card, and U.S. passport, but the ACLU says the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office refused to release him until an ICE official confirmed his immigration status.

Auditor: King County allowed ICE to access jail information

SEATTLE (AP) - A report from the King County Auditor says Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers continued to access an online jail database more than 1,000 times after the county passed a law in February 2018 prohibiting the sharing of personal information with immigration officials without a warrant.The Seattle Times reports that in doing so, the officers were able to see photos, physical descriptions, addresses and aliases for more than 40,000 bookings into King County jails.

Customs agents crack down on fake goods

When you think of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE for short, the immigration side is what usually comes to mind. But what about the customs side?

Greenland melting faster than experts thought, study finds

Climate change is eliminating giant chunks of ice from Greenland at such a speed that the melt has already made a significant contribution to sea level rise, according to a new study. With global warming, the island will lose much more, threatening coastal cities around the world.