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03/17/2014

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending March 14, 2014

March 13, 2014 – ICE Texas field offices remove more than 800 sex offenders so far this year

The four Texas field offices from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) have deported more than 860 sex offenders so far this fiscal year, with approximately 27 percent of these alien criminals convicted of sex offenses against children. Full Story

March 11, 2014 – ICE participates in second annual international anti-gang conference and training in Mexico City

Leadership from ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) participated in the second annual International Anti-Gang Conference and Training in Mexico City March 10-14, designed to enhance the ability for law enforcement personnel to respond to and identify potential threats emanating from gang members and their associates who operate throughout the region. Full Story

March 13, 2014 – HSI, Detroit Tigers warn fans about fake tickets, merchandise ahead of home opener

As Detroit Tigers fans prepare for the March 31 home opener, HSI warned the public March 13 to beware of counterfeit merchandise and tickets. Full Story

March 11, 2014 – ICE arrests 57 during 4-day operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in West Michigan

Fifty-seven convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators were arrested during a four-day operation in West Michigan by ERO teams from Grand Rapids and Detroit. Full Story

March 14, 2014 – 48 arrested in San Diego ICE operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration fugitives

A total of 48 individuals, including 42 convicted criminal aliens, were taken into custody during a weeklong enforcement operation carried out by ERO San Diego as part of the agency’s commitment to prioritize the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration violators. Full Story