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10/20/2017
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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These individuals range from 19 to 62 years old and all were previously arrested or convicted of a variety of offenses. Some of the arrests and convictions included sexual assault of a minor, child abuse, criminal restraint of a minor, domestic violence, possession of narcotics, distribution of narcotics, robbery, receiving stolen property, theft, aggravated assault, hindering apprehension, resisting officer, DUI, unsworn falsification, possession of a weapon, burglary, prostitution and illegal reentry into the U.S.

10/18/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

ICE is focused on removing public safety threats, such as convicted criminal aliens and gang members, as well as individuals who have violated our nation’s immigration laws, including those who illegally re-entered the country after being removed and immigration fugitives ordered removed by federal immigration judges.  Depending on the alien’s criminal history, an alien who illegally reenters the United States, after having been previously removed, has committed a felony punishable by up to 20 years in federal prison.

10/18/2017
Orlando, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Luis Alexander Zaldivar-Ramos, 23, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to eight months in federal prison. Zaldivar-Ramos was previously convicted of a criminal felony and deported on two prior occasions. Julio Cesar Ontiveros-Tafolla, 30, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to time served, which equated to five and half months. Ontiveros-Tafolla had previously been removed to Mexico three times and will now be deported for the fourth time.

10/17/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

In the early morning hours of Oct. 17, ERO deportation officers from the New York-based Fugitive Operations Team, arrested Pavlo Chonka at a Brooklyn, New York, residence without incident. Chonka is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Ukraine for manslaughter. He entered the United States lawfully in 2015 as a visitor, before violating the terms of his visit.

10/12/2017
Charlotte, NC
Enforcement and Removal

Bonifacio Cano Perez, 43, an illegally present Mexican national, entered ICE custody Aug. 22. He was subsequently ordered removed from the United States by a federal immigration judge Oct. 3, after receiving appropriate legal process before the federal immigration courts.

10/11/2017
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jesus Guitron-Aguilera, 56, who has been wanted by ICE since 2010, was removed aboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE Air Operations (IAO) Unit.

10/10/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Angelo Cruz-Salazar, 31, a citizen and national of Mexico, was convicted in 2011, of endangering the welfare of a child under the age of 17, and sentenced to nine months imprisonment.

10/06/2017
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Rene Mauricio Joya-Villata aka Rafael Antonio Joya-Saenz, 26, was arrested without incident Aug. 24 at his residence in League City (Texas). A cooperative lead provided by the Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) program led to his arrest. He was immediately remanded to the custody of ICE in Houston pending his removal from the United States.

09/29/2017
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Gonzalez-Avila, 22, formerly of Escondido, was transferred to the custody of Mexican authorities Sept. 29 by San Diego-based officers from the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Special Response Team. Gonzalez-Avila is charged in a Mexican arrest warrant issued Oct. 1, 2012, for a homicide that occurred July 19, 2012, in Guanajuato, Mexico.

09/29/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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In the midst of stopping to help, Deportation Officers Sanchez, Gil and Colley jumped back in their vehicles to track down the suspect. Nichols and Detention and Deportation Officer Khan, provided aid to the victim and called 9-1-1. Another deportation officer directed traffic around the scene.

09/29/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

The operation targeted individuals who have violated U.S. immigration laws, prioritizing aliens with criminal convictions, pending criminal charges, known gang members and affiliates, immigration fugitives and those who re-entered the U.S. after deportation.

09/29/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Carlos Humberto Alvarenga Miranda, 39, was flown to El Salvador Sept. 28 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, Alvarenga-Miranda was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

09/28/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Operation Safe City arrests took place in Baltimore (28), Cook County, Illinois (30), Denver (63), Los Angeles (101), New York (45), Philadelphia (107), Seattle (33), Santa Clara County, Calif (27); and Washington, D.C. (14) and the state of Massachusetts (50).

09/27/2017
Provo, UT
Enforcement and Removal
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Guitron-Aguilera has a lengthy criminal history, which includes convictions for criminal sexual conduct — assault with intent to commit sexual penetration, as well as four other misdemeanors including two driving under the influence convictions. Guitron-Aguilera, a field laborer, was convicted of the sex-assault charge on July 13, 1992, in Michigan’s 8th Judicial Circuit, and he was sentenced to five years in prison.

09/22/2017
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Carolina Aguilar Rodriguez, 47, who illegally resided in Conroe, Texas, admitted she purchased prescription drugs from individuals who were not licensed wholesale distributors, and knowing they had covertly and illegally entered the United States from El Salvador and Mexico.

09/22/2017
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Carlos Raul Garcia-Cantarero, 35, entered ICE custody June 7 after serving eight months in federal prison for illegally re-entering the United States after being previously deported.

09/21/2017
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal

Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 70, was ordered deported from the United States in August 2017, following a federal immigration fraud conviction, and order revoking United States citizenship.

09/18/2017
Houston, 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 has advised Mexican consular representatives.

09/14/2017
Laredo, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Romario Antonio Barahona-Garmendia, 19, was flown to El Salvador Sept. 14 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, Barahona-Garmendia was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

09/11/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Esteban Rodriguez-Olivera, 52, departed from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and arrived in Mexico without incident.

09/06/2017
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
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Elmer Hernandez-Natareno, 41, unlawfully entered the United States, at a location and date unknown.

09/05/2017
Miami, FL
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 the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility. Additionally, ICE has advised Cuban Embassy representatives.

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