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02/10/2014

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Feb. 7, 2014

Feb. 6, 2013 – HSI, Manhattan US attorney return Nazi-German looted painting to Poland

More than seven decades after being stolen by the Nazis, the "Saint Philip Baptizing a Servant of Queen Kandaki" by German painter Johann Conrad Seekatz is back in the hands of the people of Poland. Full Story

Feb. 5, 2014 – ICE removes criminal alien wanted for human trafficking in Romania

A Romanian national wanted on human trafficking and prostitution charges in his home country was removed from the United States Feb. 4 by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

 Feb. 4, 2014 – DHS partners apprehend and remove Mexican murder suspect

A Mexican man wanted for murder in his native country was turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities at the Nogales port of entry Jan. 31, following a joint enforcement effort by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agencies. Full Story

Feb. 3, 2014 – ICE arrests 20 convicted criminals during 2-day targeted enforcement operation in Wisconsin

Twenty convicted criminals illegally present in the United States were arrested during a two-day targeted enforcement operation in the Madison area by ERO officers. Full Story

Feb. 6, 2014 – 45 charged in multiagency probe targeting San Diego-area gangs linked to drug, weapons trafficking

Following a yearlong investigation and three-day enforcement operation, 45 individuals with ties to six San Diego-area criminal street gangs have been charged with gun and methamphetamine-trafficking crimes. The indictments are the result of a multiagency probe involving ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Full Story