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09/10/2013

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Sept. 6, 2013

Sept. 3, 2013 – ICE removes 2 gang members wanted for murder in El Salvador

Two Salvadoran nationals wanted for murder in their home country were removed from the United States Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

Sept. 3, 2013 – ICE returns Joseon Dynasty cultural artifact to South Korea

ICE returned a Hojo currency plate, looted from the Deoksu Palace in Seoul during the Korean War, to the government of South Korea during a repatriation ceremony. The Hojo currency plate, which dates back to 1893 during the Joseon Dynasty, was unlawfully exported to the United States. It was later seized in New York following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents in Detroit. Full Story

Sept. 5, 2013 – Top 10 reasons to work for ICE

ICE protects the United States by promoting homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration. To accomplish this mission, ICE must employ only the most qualified individuals. Full Story

Sept. 5, 2013 – US, Mexico train Yucatan officials on detection, recovery of stolen vehicles, vessels

The U.S. and Mexican governments trained more than 60 Yucatan officials in how to detect and recover stolen vehicles and watercraft in Merida. The training was held Aug. 26 to 30 and included prosecutors, investigators, police officers, customs inspectors and navy personnel. Full Story

Sept. 4, 2013 – Trio plead guilty for producing and selling fake IDs nationwide

Three Charlottesville residents accused of producing tens of thousands of fake driver's licenses and shipping them across the country pleaded guilty Wednesday morning following an investigation by HSI Washington, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Virginia State Police. Full Story