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06/08/2018
Cairo, Egypt
Enforcement and Removal

Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General and the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility were notified of the incident.

06/08/2018
Greensboro, NC
Enforcement and Removal

ICE's ERO arrested a previously deported Mexican national and convicted child sex offender Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina. Alejandro Cortez-Lezo, an unlawfully present Mexican national, was arrested outside his Greensboro residence Thursday morning by a Greensboro-area ICE Fugitive Operations Team.

06/01/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Within the three months, from January to mid-April this year, ICE prepared more than 440 detainers against aliens booked by NYPD or NYDOC.

05/25/2018
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Hernandez is the sixth detainee to pass away in ICE custody in fiscal year 2018, which began Oct. 1, 2017.

05/25/2018
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Juan Saravia-Salamanca, an unlawfully present Salvadoran national, was located and arrested by an ICE ERO Fugitive Operations Team outside his Raleigh, N.C., residence Dec. 12, 2017, after the government of El Salvador informed ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) National Gang Unit Nov. 21, 2017, that it had issued a warrant for Mr. Saravia-Salamanca’s arrest.

05/25/2018
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel Olugbenga Omopariola, 61, to Nigeria May 24.  He had been in ICE custody in the Dallas area since his arrest on April 18, 2018, when he surrendered himself at the ERO Dallas Field Office.

05/25/2018
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Of the 156 arrested, 74 had criminal convictions.  One hundred forty-seven men and nine women were arrested; they range in age from 19 to 64 years old.

05/22/2018
Philadelphia , PA
Enforcement and Removal
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A total of 49 foreign nationals were arrested over the last seven days in the Philadelphia Metropolitan region during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by ICE aimed at criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, re-entrants, and other immigration violators, which ended Sunday.

05/21/2018
Harlingen, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Ronald Cruz, 39, from Honduras, entered ICE custody at the Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) in Los Fresnos, Texas, on May 14, 2018.  On May 16, ICE reported the death of Cruz at the Valley Baptist Medical Center (VBMC).  He was pronounced deceased by hospital medical staff at 6:49 p.m. (CDT).

05/16/2018
Williston, VT
Enforcement and Removal
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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Law Enforcement Support Center Operations Unit Mentoring Team recently received the Excellence in Government Award from the Vermont Federal Executive Association.

05/15/2018
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Orvin Omar Reyes-Martinez, 31, was most recently removed to Honduras on Dec. 16, 2016, and subsequently illegally re-entered the U.S. sometime thereafter.

05/15/2018
Minneapolis, MN
Enforcement and Removal
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During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following states: Iowa (25), Nebraska (25), Minnesota (15), South Dakota (10) and North Dakota (3).  Of the 78 arrested, 62 had criminal convictions.  Seventy-two men and six women were arrested; they range in age from 20 to 64 years old.

05/10/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO deportation officers escorted Giovanni Zannoni, 35, who was removed from the United States via a commercial flight. Zannoni was transferred into the custody of Italian law enforcement authorities upon arrival in Milan.

05/10/2018
Jacksonville, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Wenliang Sun, 26, a citizen and national of China, was arrested by HSI Feb. 7, 2018, after his nonimmigrant status was terminated. He had been enrolled as a nonimmigrant F-1 international student in an academic and cultural program at UCF that prepares international students for success at an American university.

05/02/2018
Kansas City, MO
Enforcement and Removal

Jose Salazar-Aguilar, 33, a citizen of Honduras, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah W. Hays to illegally re-entering the United States after having originally been deported following his conviction for an aggravated felony.

04/23/2018
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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The arrestees include nationals from Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, and Ukraine.

04/23/2018
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Cesar Isaac Erazo Euceda, 29, is a citizen and national of Honduras, where he is the leader of a local gang known as “Flaco’s Gang.”

04/18/2018
Washington, DC
Statement

“It is yet another example of the need for Congress to urgently close the loopholes that allow criminal aliens to avoid removal and remain in the United States.”

04/17/2018
Cedar Rapids, IA
Enforcement and Removal

Benjamin Aguilar-Ramirez, 35, who resided in Waterloo, Iowa, pleaded guilty to the charges Jan. 11. 

04/17/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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The arrestees include nationals from Albania, Antigua, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kosovo, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tajikistan, Trinidad, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Venezuela. ERO deportation officers made arrests throughout New York City, the Hudson Valley, and Long Island, specifically in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County,  Westchester County, Orange County, Dutchess County, and Rockland County.

04/12/2018
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Consistent with the agency’s protocols, the appropriate state health and local law enforcement agencies have been notified about the death, as have the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General and ICE’s Office of Professional Responsibility. Additionally, ICE is coordinating Mirimanian’s death notification to the Armenian Embassy, as well as to his next of kin.

04/10/2018
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Determining citizenship and obtaining travel documents for detained individuals is often a cumbersome process which slows the deportation of foreign nationals held in ICE/ERO custody.  The eTD system streamlines the process with participating countries by electronically providing biographic and biometric information used to determine citizenship and/or nationality for individuals.  The system also allows consular officials to review and edit electronic travel documents, which can be signed using a signature pad.  Documents can be printed locally by ICE/ERO personnel at detention facilities or field offices. 

04/06/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Ronald Greenland, 55, initially entered the United States lawfully in 1972, but lost that status due to multiple criminal convictions in Connecticut, Florida, and New York. On February 23, 2007, an immigration judge ordered Greenland deported to Jamaica. On February 26, 2009, ICE removed Greenland to Jamaica. Greenland unlawfully reentered the U.S. at an unknown place, on an unknown date, following his deportation.

03/27/2018
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
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Those arrested represented 36 countries throughout the world, including: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Anguilla, Bahamas, Bosnia, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Jamaica, Kuwait, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Turkey, and United Kingdom.

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