Advertisement
Paige St. John

Paige St. John covers criminal justice and investigative stories for the Los Angeles Times from Sacramento. She won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 2011. She hails most recently from Florida, where she covered state politics, disasters and property insurance.
  • Must Reads
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship

Immigration officers in the United States operate under a cardinal rule: Keep your hands off Americans. But ICE agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations.

ICE detuvo a un estadounidense durante 1,273 días; no es el único que ha tenido que probar su ciudadanía

Los oficiales de inmigración operan bajo una regla básica: mantener las manos alejadas de los estadounidenses. Pero los agentes de ICE repetidamente detienen a ciudadanos que son colocados en proceso de deportación por error, realizando arrestos ilegales basados en registros incompletos del gobierno, datos incorrectos e investigaciones laxas.

Advertisement
Advertisement