Controversial Bill Makes Being in Iowa a State Crime for Previously Denied or Removed Individuals

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that makes it a state crime for a person to be in Iowa if they have previously been denied admission or removed from the United States. The law, which will go into effect on July 1, has raised concerns among Iowa’s immigrant communities and has sparked discussions among legal experts and law enforcement officials about its enforcement. This legislation, known as Senate File 2340, closely resembles a Texas law that is currently facing legal challenges. Leaders of the Iowa Latinx community … Read more

Iowa Gov. Signs Law Allowing Police to Arrest Migrants Previously Denied Entry or Deported

Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new law that allows state authorities to arrest migrants who have been denied entry or deported from the US. The law, known as SF 2340, aims to address what the governor calls the failure of the Biden administration to enforce immigration laws. Reynolds accuses the administration of refusing to deport those who enter the country illegally, while the new law gives Iowa law enforcement the power to enforce existing immigration laws. Under the new law, migrants who have outstanding deportation orders, have been previously … Read more

Previously Sealed Court Documents in Jeffrey Epstein Lawsuit Unveiled, Revealing Names of Associates and Alleged Victims

New York City – The first batch of court documents related to the settled lawsuit involving Jeffrey Epstein, the late financier and accused sex offender, were released on Wednesday. The court records reveal that the majority of those named in the documents are not accused of any wrongdoing. The documents are expected to include the names of Epstein’s associates and alleged sexual abuse victims, although the identities of minor victims who have not testified or been publicly identified will remain sealed. These documents are part of a defamation lawsuit filed in 2015 against Epstein’s confidante, … Read more