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12/20/2018
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal

Raul Alberto Barraza-Zavala, 37, was removed Dec. 19 by ERO’s Special Response Team, and was turned over to Mexican authorities.

12/20/2018
Richmond, VA
Enforcement and Removal
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On Sept. 27, Jose Froylan Garcia Melendez was admitted to the U.S. using a nonimmigrant H2-B visa. The day after his admission, the Government of Mexico notified ICE that he was the suspect in a double homicide in the city of Victoria in Tamaulipas, Mexico.

12/20/2018
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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Betancourt entered the U.S. illegally near San Ysidro, California, in 1991. He was convicted of aggravated manslaughter in 1997 in New Jersey and sentenced to 25 years of incarceration.

12/19/2018
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

HSI New York identified Sharafat Ali Khan, 33, as the Brazilian-based facilitator of the alien smuggling organization.

12/18/2018
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal

On Monday, December 17th, an ICE ERO IAO flight departed El Paso, Texas carrying 36 Cambodian nationals, of whom 34 are criminals, to their home country of Cambodia in accordance with their final orders of removal.

12/13/2018
Minneapolis, MN
Enforcement and Removal

Of the 63 arrested, 47 had criminal convictions. Of the 16 non-criminal arrests, two had outstanding orders of removal, and four had been previously removed. Three women and 60 men were arrested.

12/11/2018
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

An Tso Sun, 18, also known as “Edward Sun,” a Taiwanese exchange student, came to the United States in Aug. 26, 2017, on an F-1 visa to be a student at a high school in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. While attending school, he resided with a host family in Upper Darby.

12/10/2018
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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RACZ entered the United States as a visitor on June 10, 2016, through Miami International Airport in Miami, FL. He overstayed his authorized admission of 90 days, under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

12/10/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

ERO deportation officers returned Jose Evaristo Linares-Castillo, 52, to Colombia via an ICE Air Operations Charter flight and transferred him into the custody of Colombian law enforcement authorities.

12/07/2018
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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Four individuals in the country illegally who have Interpol warrants based on crimes they committed in their home countries were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week in New Jersey.

12/06/2018
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

Criminal histories of those arrested during the operation included charges and convictions for: Murder, Aggravated Identity Theft, Assault, Attempted Assault, Cocaine Possession, Cocaine Trafficking, Criminal, DUI and multiple other categories of crimes.

12/04/2018
Philadelphia , PA
Enforcement and Removal

Laveaux Francois, 56, a native of Haiti and citizen of Canada, entered the United States without admission or parole by an immigration officer.

12/03/2018
Jacksonville, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Guerman Volkov, 56, was pronounced dead at University of Florida Health Jacksonville Medical Center. Mr. Volkov died two days after he was discharged from another Jacksonville hospital after he made the decision to discontinue all medical treatment. The official cause of Mr. Volkov’s death is under investigation but is believed to be cardiac-related natural causes.

11/30/2018
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
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Fuyi Sun, 54, aka “Frank,” a citizen of the People’s Republic of China, was sentenced in New York federal court to three years in prison for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) in connection with a scheme to illegally export to China, without a license, high-grade carbon fiber, which is used primarily in aerospace and military applications. 

11/26/2018
Tacoma, WA
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.

11/20/2018
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) on Friday removed five illegal aliens from El Salvador, who were fugitives wanted in their home country for various serious crimes, including aggravated murder.

11/15/2018
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
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Quanguan Zheng, 61, a Chinese citizen, entered the United States lawfully, on May 24, 2015, at the Newark International Airport. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) admitted Zheng to the United States as a nonimmigrant visitor for pleasure (B-2) until Nov. 23, 2015.

11/09/2018
Trenton, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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Luis Rodrigo Perez was being held at Middlesex County Jail in December of last year on domestic violence charges. ICE issued a detainer and requested notification prior to his release, so that he may be taken into ICE custody and placed in removal proceedings.

11/07/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Peralta, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was previously removed by ICE on two separate occasions in August 2003 and July 2013. His 2013 removal, followed his February 2011 conviction in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York for illegal re-entry of an aggravated felon following removal, for which he was sentenced to a 45-months imprisonment, and 3-years of supervised release.

11/07/2018
Dallas, TX
Human Rights Violators

Dennis Wilfredo Pacheco-Zambrano, 48, a former Peruvian army second sergeant, has been charged in Peru for his alleged role in the July 4, 1991, torture, rape and extrajudicial killing of 15 Peruvian civilians in the rural village of Santa Barbara, Peru.

11/05/2018
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

The sentencing of Rogelio Mendez, 38, follows a 2017 indictment pursuant to ICE's ERO securing the arrest warrant for illegal reentry.

11/02/2018
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal

ICE is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody and is undertaking a comprehensive agency-wide review of this incident, as it does in all such cases.

11/01/2018
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Dias Muratovich Kadyrbayev, 24, a citizen of Kazakhstan, was convicted June 2, 2015, of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice for removing and disposing of incriminatory items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room. Tsarnaev was later convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three innocent bystanders, and subsequently two police officers.

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