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.
HSI Tucson leads efforts in transportation and security of repatriated painting back to University of Arizona
A painting stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art 37 years ago has been brought back home due in large part to the careful and meticulous planning by special agents with Homeland Security Investigations in coordination with university police. 🔗 Keep reading
ICE makes history with first non-US law enforcement partner receiving prestigious award
Enforcement and Removal Operations presented Interpol Mexico Director General Jorge Dominguez Martinez Vertiz with the 2021 Exemplary Law Enforcement Partnership Award during a ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City. 🔗 Keep reading
21 arrested in child sex trafficking operation led by Surprise PD, supported by HSI Phoenix
Results of a multi-agency operation involving Homeland Security Investigations and led by the Surprise Police Department were announced highlighting the results of a child sex trafficking takedown. “Back to Skool” was an undercover operation targeting the demand for child sex crimes and human trafficking, which netted 21 arrests. 🔗 Keep reading
Texas man convicted for role in multi-state drug trafficking conspiracy following HSI Corpus Christi investigation
A Texas man was convicted for his role in a multi-state drug trafficking conspiracy following an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations Corpus Christi. Antonio Montes admitted to being involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamines. 🔗 Keep reading
Defendant convicted of distributing fentanyl that resulted in U.S. marine’s death following HSI San Diego, multiagency probe
A federal court jury convicted a local area man of distributing fentanyl that led to the fatal overdose of an active-duty lance corporal in the United States Marine Corps on May 21, 2020. This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations, Naval Criminal Investigative Service and Drug Enforcement Administration. 🔗 Keep reading
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