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October 8, 2005 | Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writer
A Senate committee on Friday approved the nomination of Julie L. Myers, a lawyer with no specific immigration experience, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Myers' nomination, which ran into trouble in its early stages as both Republicans and Democrats questioned her credentials, comes amid criticism of the Bush administration for placing inexperienced political allies in key positions -- as epitomized by Michael D.
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April 9, 2008 | Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writer
House Democrats on Tuesday accused the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Julie L. Myers, of trying to cover up events related to a Halloween party last year where she gave a prize for "most original" costume to an employee in blackface and prison garb.
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April 9, 2008 | Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writer
House Democrats on Tuesday accused the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Julie L. Myers, of trying to cover up events related to a Halloween party last year where she gave a prize for "most original" costume to an employee in blackface and prison garb.
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October 8, 2005 | Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writer
A Senate committee on Friday approved the nomination of Julie L. Myers, a lawyer with no specific immigration experience, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Myers' nomination, which ran into trouble in its early stages as both Republicans and Democrats questioned her credentials, comes amid criticism of the Bush administration for placing inexperienced political allies in key positions -- as epitomized by Michael D.
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January 28, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the city of Port Hueneme a $2-million grant to help replace its deteriorated sewer lines, which officials said will generate economic development opportunities for the city and surrounding area. During a ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday, Julie L. Myers, assistant secretary of the Department of Commerce, presented officials with the grant check.
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December 20, 2007 | From the Associated Press
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Julie L. Myers as director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, two years after President Bush appointed her to the position amid questions about her qualifications to lead the government's second-largest law-enforcement agency. Myers was among more than 30 people whose appointments were approved by a voice vote.
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September 30, 2008 | Francisco Vara-Orta, Times Staff Writer
Federal immigration agents arrested more than 1,150 people in the largest collective sweep by specialized enforcement teams in California, authorities said today. The sweep targeted those who ignored deportation orders or returned to the United States illegally after being deported, said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Virginia Kice. The raids, which ended Saturday, produced 436 arrests in the San Francisco area, 420 in the Los Angeles area and 301 in the San Diego area.
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April 17, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Federal agents arrested hundreds of people Wednesday in raids at Pilgrim's Pride chicken plants in five states, the latest crackdown on illegal-immigrant labor at the nation's poultry producers. In separate sweeps, authorities also arrested dozens of workers at a doughnut factory in Houston and the operators of a chain of Mexican restaurants in upstate New York. The arrests at Pittsburg, Texas-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2008 | Cynthia Dizikes, Times Staff Writer
More than 1,700 alleged gang members and their associates, many of them illegal immigrants, were arrested during a four-month nationwide crackdown that spanned 53 cities, including Los Angeles and San Diego, federal officials said. "We've inflicted significant damage on various violent street gangs in every part of the country, from Wichita to Sheboygan," said Julie L. Myers, assistant secretary of homeland security for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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April 12, 2008
The transatlantic shamings this week of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Julie L. Myers and Formula One top man Max Mosley raise interesting questions about class, public responsibility and deference to privacy. Myers' trouble began with a department Halloween party last year, wherein she gave top honors in a costume contest to an employee wearing prison stripes, blackface and a dreadlocks wig.
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February 23, 2006 | Tony Perry, Times Staff Writer
Nine people, including several Marines at Camp Pendleton, have been arrested for stealing $63,000 worth of combat gear, including flak vests and helmets, meant for troops in Iraq and trying to sell it on EBay, officials in San Diego and Philadelphia announced Wednesday. More arrests are expected.
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October 10, 2007 | Theo Milonopoulos, Times Staff Writer
More than 1,300 alleged violent gang members and their associates, many of them undocumented immigrants, were arrested during a three-month crackdown in 23 cities, including Los Angeles and San Diego, federal officials said Tuesday. The arrests, announced by Julie L. Myers, head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, were part of a national initiative called Operation Community Shield that targets violent transnational street gangs.
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