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06/07/2013

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013 – ICE deports Malian man convicted of supporting Colombian narco terror group

A Malian man convicted in U.S. federal court for providing material support to a Colombian narco-terrorist group was deported and turned over to Malian authorities Wednesday by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Phoenix. Full Story

June 4, 2013 – Breaking into the boys club

The 22 HSI special response teams (SRT) nationwide comprise an elite group of law enforcement professionals whose primary task is serving warrants under hazardous conditions. Due to its highly physical demands, it would be fair to say that SRT is a boys club. That is, with the exception of Michelle Liles – the sole female special agent in all of SRT. Full Story

 June 5, 2013 – ICE's top onscreen moments

Television and movies are full of depictions of law enforcement agencies in action. While not everything you see is accurate, positive onscreen depictions of law enforcement agencies can go a long way in helping raise the public profile of that agency. While ICE is not yet a household name, there are more and more instances of the agency onscreen. Full Story

June 3, 2013 – Upstate New York man extradited to Bosnia-Herzegovina to stand trial for murder and torture

The United States has extradited a Utica, N.Y., man to Bosnia-Herzegovina May 31 to stand trial there for charges relating to the torture and murder of one prisoner of war and the torture of another during the Bosnian War. The extradition is the result of an extensive investigation led by HSI. Full Story

June 4, 2013 – HSI arrests one of PRPD's most wanted fugitives

One of the Puerto Rico Police Department’s most wanted fugitives was arrested June 1 in Juncos by HSI special agents. Full Story