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03/24/2014

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending March 21, 2014

March 18, 2014 – Secretary Johnson announces results of operation that dismantled underground child exploitation enterprise on Tor network

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana March 18 announced the complete results of one of the largest online child exploitation investigations in the history of ICE, involving victims in 39 states and five countries. Full Story

March 20, 2014 – HSI Forensic Laboratory assists in exhibit preparation for "Securing the Homeland – ICE" at the Crime Museum

Recently ICE unveiled a temporary exhibit at the Crime Museum in Washington, D.C. entitled "Securing the Homeland – ICE." Part of this exhibit includes artifacts from 9/11 in a display dedicated to that pivotal moment in history for both the nation and ICE. Full Story

March 19, 2014 – ICE deports man to Bangladesh wanted for attempted murder of prime minister

A Bengali man wanted by law enforcement authorities in his native country for a 1989 bombing attack targeting a prominent politician was returned to his home country March 18 by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

March 21, 2014 – HSI, Mexico honor graduates of Mexican Customs Investigator Training Program

A group of 24 Mexican Customs officers completed a rigorous 10-week training program March 21 modeled on ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Training Program to prepare them to more effectively fight crime along the southern border and within Mexico. Full Story

March 18, 2014 – 31 arrests in Green Bay ICE operation targeting criminals, immigration fugitives

As part of ICE’s ongoing efforts to focus agency resources on the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, 31 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators were arrested during an operation carried out over the weekend in the Green Bay area. Full Story