U.S. immigration agency says they suspended use of arrest quotas

LOS ANGELES, CA — The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday the agency is no longer using arrest quotas in a program aimed at tracking down immigrants who have ignored court orders to leave the country.

John Morton, assistant secretary of homeland security for ICE, told reporters that eliminating the quotas in the program was one of the changes he made since taking office this year.  To read the full Associated Press story click here.