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08/22/2016
Detroit, MI
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“It has been proven, time and again, that a law enforcement community, a police force, a law enforcement organization that looks like the community that they serve builds trust,” said Secretary Johnson. “When I look around this room at all the people who work for DHS, I have tremendous optimism for our future.”

08/18/2016
New York, NY
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New York City Police Department Commissioner William Bratton was the guest speaker Tuesday, Aug. 16, at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York’s quarterly leadership workshop.

08/18/2016
Philadelphia, PA
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U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) marked the conclusion of a cadet program Wednesday with a graduation ceremony at the U.S. custom house in Philadelphia, PA.

08/16/2016
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
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“From as early as I can remember, I had a drive to become a Special Agent. Although most kids change their childhood dream as they mature, my desire remained,” said SA Schultz, who studied criminal justice, Spanish, and legal studies to prepare herself for the job, including one year in Costa Rica to gain language skills she thought would be beneficial in law enforcement.
08/16/2016
Nashville, TN
Contraband
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CBP’s training program at the port focuses on helping state and local law enforcement become more familiar with current trends being used by smugglers to bring people or contraband into the United States illegally. Knowledge such as this can be useful during routine side-of-the-road stops as well as in a targeted smuggling operation.

08/12/2016
Washington, DC
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On Sunday, Aug. 14., U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) Patrick “PJ” Lechleitner was featured in a documentary that aired on CNN.

08/04/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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Last week, more than 2,600 personnel from the Department of Homeland Security ensured the safety and security of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. They started their work only hours after completing the same task at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

07/27/2016
Santa Ana, CA
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Luis A. Flores-Mendoza, 26, of Santa Ana, was arrested Monday by special agents with ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). He was charged in a criminal complaint filed by federal prosecutors last week.

07/13/2016
New York, NY
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As the special agent in charge, Melendez supervises a cadre of special agents responsible for investigating and enforcing more than 400 customs and immigration laws, including conducting major narcotics, financial and trade, gang, and intellectual property rights, human smuggling, and child porn investigations. Melendez was born in Manhattan and at 12 years-old moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

06/27/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 24, 2016

06/24/2016
McAllen, TX
Operational

Juan Peralez, 57, from La Joya, Texas, was taken into custody June 23 after a federal criminal complaint was filed.  Peralez is scheduled to make his initial appearance June 24 before U.S Magistrate Judge Peter Ormsby

06/20/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 17, 2016

06/15/2016
Bogota, Colombia
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The five day training, conducted during the week of June 6-11, was coordinated with the CNP’s Inspector General’s (IG) office. OPR and CNP personnel simultaneously conducted an evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the CNP IG program in order to identify future areas of collaboration and training. 

06/13/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 10, 2016

06/07/2016
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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The weeklong exercise, supported by HSI Santo Domingo and HSI San Juan, which also received financial support from the U.S. Department of State (DOS), Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), focused on slow and methodical entries for situations such as barricaded subjects, making use of a wireless robotic device known as Scout Recon IR, donated to the DNP by Recon Robotics, Inc.

06/06/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 3, 2016

06/01/2016
Baltimore, MD
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The graduation was the culmination of a six-week program in which agency representatives met with the “Explorers” every Saturday with the goal of enhancing HSI’s relationship with the youth of the Baltimore community, while providing a well-balanced program that developed character, leadership, citizenship and life skills.

05/27/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending May 27, 2016

05/23/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending May 20, 2016

05/20/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE ERO EAD Thomas Homan testified on May 19, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Border Patrol Acting Chief Ronald D. Vitiello, at a hearing focusing on the removal of aliens from the United States in recent years.

05/20/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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Check out the new ICE Overview video, showcasing the men and women of ICE and the important mission the agency carries out every day.

05/18/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale and Lieutenant General Pablo Martin Alonso of the Spanish Civil Guard signed the memorandum in Washington, D.C. The signing marks the first International Taskforce established by ICE in Europe, and outlines standards for the selection, training, and retention of personnel; guidelines for the treatment of shared information; and expectations regarding funding and equipment. ICE intends to establish separate MOCs with Spanish Customs and the Spanish National Police.

05/17/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending May 13, 2016

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