A man arrested on charges of smuggling illegal immigrants died in Border Patrol custody last week after hanging himself in his cell, authorities said Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors asked District Judge Otis D. Wright on Wednesday to reverse an order releasing Alexander Smirnov from custody.
The White House is considering using provisions of federal immigration law repeatedly tapped by former President Donald Trump to unilaterally enact a sweeping crackdown at the southern border, according to three people familiar with the deliberations.
A Catholic advocacy group called on New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City District Attorney Alan Bragg to investigate what the group sees as a "hate crime" committed by transgender activists who arranged a funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City last week and openly mocked the church and Catholicism.
"We need to build the broadest possible coalition to defeat Donald Trump, defend our democracy and win back the House from his MAGA minions," John Avlon said.
The Republican prosecutor of Arizona's most populous county took a thinly veiled swipe at a Democratic counterpart in the East on Wednesday, saying it would be more secure to hold a man accused of stabbing two women in Arizona than to extradite him to New York City, where he is wanted in connection with the fatal bludgeoning of a woman in a hotel room.