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

March 5, 2014 – "Securing the Homeland – ICE" exhibit opens at Crime Museum in DC

The Crime Museum unveiled a new exhibit March 5 entitled "Securing the Homeland – ICE," offering insight into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its efforts to promote homeland security and public safety through the enforcement of more than 400 federal laws governing homeland security, customs, trade and immigration. Full Story

March 4, 2014 – ICE deports Sacramento man wanted in Mexico for mass murder

A Mexican national, who resided in the Sacramento area, was deported to his native country March 4 by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), where he faces multiple homicide charges stemming from an attack 14 years ago that killed eight government officials in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Full Story

March 5, 2014 – US, Canadian authorities seek whereabouts of suspected Ecstasy dealer

U.S. and Canadian authorities request information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive suspected to be the ring leader of a large-scale narcotics and weapons smuggling operation that spanned both countries. Full Story

March 5, 2014 – HSI, Caribbean Corridor Strike Force seize $30 million of cocaine, arrest 2

ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), seized more than 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and arrested two individuals for drug trafficking March 3. Full Story

March 7, 2014 – ERO Baltimore arrests registered sex offender sentenced in illegal identity document, social security fraud scheme

A Maryland registered sex offender was sentenced March 7 for possessing a forged naturalization certificate, which allowed him to be in the United States illegally since 1974, following an investigation led by ERO. Full Story