Cyber Crimes
HSI New York hosts 1st annual Cyber Crime Symposium
04/19/2019
New York, NY
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More than 200 law enforcement personnel from local, state and federal partners attended ICE’s HSI New York’s first Cyber Crime Symposium Thursday, highlighting HSI capabilities in the cyber world, emphasizing theneed for partnerships with prosecutor’s offices and law enforcement in combating cybercrimes.  

Enforcement and Removal
Ecuadorian national removed from US, wanted in home country for fraud
04/16/2019
Newark, NJ
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Veronica Del Rosario Suasnavas-Montaquiza entered the U.S. as a nonimmigrant alien March 22, 2016, however, did not depart the country in accordance with the terms of her visa.

Enforcement and Removal
ICE arrests 123 in New Jersey during nationwide operation targeting aliens with prior arrests or convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
04/08/2019
Newark, NJ
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The individuals arrested throughout New Jersey were nationals of Brazil (3), Costa Rica (3), Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (16), El Salvador (8), Guatemala (24), Honduras (14), Jamaica (1), Mexico (41), Nicaragua (1), Peru (6), Poland (2), Spain (2), and Trinidad (1).

Enforcement and Removal
ICE ERO removes Canadian national with long history of criminal convictions
04/05/2019
Newark, NJ
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Sebastian Rosales entered the U.S. as a nonimmigrant visitor in 1988. He was arrested in Florida in 1993 for vehicle theft and burglary and sentenced to a year and a half of probation. It is unknown when he departed the U.S. for Canada.

Enforcement and Removal
ICE ERO removes gang-affiliated fugitive residing in Connecticut to El Salvador
04/05/2019
Boston, MA
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ERO removed Jose Eduardo Guerrero-Romero from the United States via an ICE Air Operations charter flight and transferred him into the custody of Salvadoran law enforcement authorities upon his arrival.

Worksite Enforcement
ICE executes federal criminal search warrant in North Texas
04/03/2019
Allen, TX
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This ongoing investigation began after HSI received multiple tips that the company may have knowingly hired illegal aliens, and that many of the individuals employed at CVE were using fraudulent identification documents.  In January 2019, HSI began an audit of CVE’s I-9 Forms, which confirmed numerous hiring irregularities.

Enforcement and Removal
ICE removes 2 Jamaican nationals wanted to face charges in their home country
04/03/2019
New York, NY
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Dwayne Thomas, 35, is wanted to face murder charges and Mwando Lloyd Pryce, 31, is wanted to face charges of robbery, attempted murder and wounding with intent.

Enforcement and Removal
Salvadoran national faces felony illegal reentry charges
04/03/2019
New York, NY
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A criminal complaint was Tuesday in federal court in Central Islip charging William Umberto Martinez Chavez, 40, with illegal reentry into the United States. Martinez Chavez was a member of the MS-13 Gang and previously found guilty of manslaughter for a fatal stabbing on Long Island.

Enforcement and Removal
Indian national removed from US, wanted in home country for attempted murder and extortion
04/02/2019
Newark, NJ
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Ubaidullah Abdulrashid Radiowala, also known as Obed Radiowala, entered the U.S. illegally. ERO Newark arrested Radiowala on Sept. 20, 2017 in Iselin, New Jersey, and he was later ordered removed to India by an immigration judge. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed his appeal. He was held in detention by ERO Newark until his removal on April 1, 2019.

Operational
ICE arrests Canadian man twice convicted of trespassing at Kendall Jenner's home
03/29/2019
Albuquerque, NM
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John Ford, 38, was arrested in the parking lot of a local hotel by HSI special agents and officers with ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Enforcement and Removal
ICE arrests suspected human smuggler, 54 illegal aliens in El Paso smuggling stash house
03/28/2019
El Paso, TX
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The group consisted of 45 adult males, five adult females, two accompanied teenagers, and two teenagers traveling alone from the following five nations: Belize, Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico.

Worksite Enforcement
2 Los Angeles companies partner with Homeland Security Investigations to strengthen corporate hiring practices
03/27/2019
Los Angeles, CA
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DFS Group and Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) recently signed agreements to participate in IMAGE (ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers), a voluntary program in which HSI partners with businesses to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents. Both companies received their certificates last week, formally marking their companies’ entry into the program.