No photo

Wednesday was the first day of school for children in Mississippi. By the end of the school day, an unknown number of immigrant children were homeless. Hours earlier, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted massive raids at 7 food processing plants, detaining 680 undocumented immigrant workers.

Read more »

7-Eleven stores raided

Nine owners of 7-Eleven stores in Long Island were arrested in a human smuggling scheme that exploited and abused illegal immigrants. The feds also plan to raid an additional 40 7-Eleven stores in NY and Virginia, The NY Times reports.

9 people -- 8 men and 1 woman -- were taken into custody in NY, and charged with wire fraud, identity theft and other charges. Among the arrested were alleged ring leader Farrukh Baig, left, and his wife, Bushra Baig.

Read more »