Check out our weekly recap of top news from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement highlighting the work of Enforcement Removal and Operations (ERO) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). For more news from ICE, visit our newsroom.
ICE conducts removal flights June 1
This week, ICE conducted multiple removal flights to locations such as Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Peru. ICE Air Operations conducts dozens of flights each week to remove foreign nationals who lack a lawful basis to stay in the country. 🔗Keep reading
Chinese national charged with attempting to bring child sexual abuse material into the US
A 45-year-old Chinese citizen was indicted for transporting child sexual abuse material into the United States following an HSI investigation. Officials allege that he possessed an explicit video depicting a minor under the age of 5. 🔗Keep reading
ERO Boston arrests fugitive noncitizen convicted of firearms charges in Brazil
ERO Boston arrested a Brazilian fugitive on May 24. The 35-year-old man was convicted of unlawful possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives in Brazil and sentenced to incarceration. 🔗Keep reading
Man convicted of immigration fraud following HSI Tucson investigation
Following an HSI and HRVWCC investigation and a nine-day jury trial, a federal judge convicted an Arizona man of charges related to visa fraud and attempted unlawful procurement of citizenship. 🔗Keep reading
ERO Philadelphia removes wanted drug trafficker to Honduras
ERO Philadelphia removed Harby Rigoberto Vargas-Sanchez, a Honduran citizen with a final order of removal, to Honduras on an ICE Air Operations charter aircraft May 26. He is a foreign fugitive wanted by law enforcement authorities in Honduras for illegal drug trafficking. 🔗Keep reading
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