United States Flag
Official Website of the Department of Homeland Security

Report Crimes: Email or Call 1-866-DHS-2-ICE

mobile search image

News Releases

Share

  • Email icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • Print icon

All News Releases

Search Help:

The displayed items are limited to the latest 1,250 news releases that match your filter criteria. Please try narrowing your filter criteria by date, topic or location if you do not find the news release you are seeking.

10/10/2019
Oklahoma City, OK
Enforcement and Removal

ICE arrested Antonio Ulises Perez, a 38-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador accused of rape, Wednesday, after the OCSO failed to honor an ICE detainer and released him from custody. 

10/08/2019
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

Cesar Diaz-Rodriguez, a 30-year-old illegal alien from Mexico, was arrested Oct. 8 in Houston, Texas, for illegal reentry. Diaz-Rodriguez was previously removed from the U.S. on Oct. 31, 2017, following a felony criminal conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm. Additionally, Diaz-Rodriguez has been voluntarily returned to Mexico three other times; twice in September 2004 and once in October 2011.

10/04/2019
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal

Corey Cook, 30, appeared in federal court Thursday, in Detroit after a criminal complaint was filed, charging him with depredation of government property.  He was released on bond and preliminary examination has been set for Oct. 24.

10/03/2019
Beaumont, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Vicente Gonzalez-Rico was named in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Oct. 2, 2019, charging him with unlawful reentry of a deported alien.

10/02/2019
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal

A 37-year-old Cameroon man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Tuesday afternoon at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center where he was undergoing treatment for a brain hemorrhage since Sept. 26.  

09/30/2019
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
During this enforcement surge, ICE officers made arrests in the following states: Illinois (28), Indiana (14), Kansas (22), Kentucky (12), Missouri (10) and Wisconsin (11). Three women and 94 men were arrested.
09/30/2019
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

Ozgur Mavruk, 37, was removed from the United States via a commercial air flight and transferred into the custody of Turkish law enforcement authorities.

09/30/2019
Orlando, FL
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the agency’s commitment to strengthen its relationship and collaboration with the Mexican Consulate, particularly as it pertains to services and tools available to Mexican nationals under ICE custody in Northern and Central Florida.

09/27/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Of the 57 aliens arrested by ERO deportation officers during this enforcement action, 41 had prior criminal histories that included arrests, pending charges or convictions for crimes including: sexual assault – carnal abuse, aggravated assault, possession of cocaine, larceny, forgery, driving under the influence, illegal entry and illegal re-entry.

09/26/2019
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers arrested 46 individuals during a 5-day targeted enforcement action that ended Sept. 25, targeting criminal aliens and other immigration violators. 

09/26/2019
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE focuses its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security. However, ICE no longer exempts classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement. All of those in violation of immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States.

09/26/2019
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

Most of the aliens (33) targeted by ERO deportation officers during this operation had prior criminal histories; five have pending criminal charges only; 11 have no criminal history.  Those arrested included 46 men and three women.  Forty were arrested in North Texas; nine were arrested in Oklahoma.

09/26/2019
Chicago, IL
Management and Administration
Image Icon

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) announced the appointment of Robert Guadian as the Senior Executive Service (SES) field office director (FOD) in the Chicago field office, which oversees 13 offices throughout six states:  Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky.

09/26/2019
Los Angeles, CA
Enforcement and Removal

David Marin, Field Office Director for ICE ERO in Los Angeles, made clear that state and local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with immigration enforcement place their officers and the general public in potential danger by not honoring detainers or allowing criminal aliens to be transferred into ICE custody in the safety of a secure environment.

09/26/2019
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

The arrestees include nationals from Algeria, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Spain, and Ukraine. ERO deportation officers made arrests throughout New York City, the Hudson Valley, and on Long Island, specifically in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, and the Hudson Valley counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, and Westchester. One arrest was made in Essex County, New Jersey.

09/26/2019
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

They hail from 12 countries – Mexico (21), Jamaica (1), Ecuador (2), Honduras (4), Dominican Republic (3), El Salvador (9), Guatemala (3), Guyana (1), Brazil (7), Costa Rica (1), Georgia (1) and Pakistan (1).

09/26/2019
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

During an enforcement surge effort the past five days, ICE Seattle arrested nearly 60 criminal aliens throughout the Pacific Northwest; 33 possessed criminal convictions, nine with pending criminal charges, but all were violators of U.S. immigration law for their illegal presence in the country.

09/26/2019
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

During this enforcement surge, ICE deportation officers made arrests in the following Texas cities: Rio Grande Valley (24), San Antonio (8), Austin (10) and Waco (3). Of those arrested, 41 were men; four were women.

09/26/2019
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal

Following is the nationality breakdown of those arrested:  Mexico (36), Guatemala (2), Honduras (1), El Salvador (1), Brazil (1) and Kenya (1).

09/26/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Matthew T. Albence held a White House press briefing Thursday to explain how sanctuary policies threaten public safety and called on the public to hold their local lawmakers accountable.

09/25/2019
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

On Aug. 13, after being convicted and serving a sentence for raping a child, Philadelphia officials released the aforementioned, Edward De Oleo Valdez, 38, from the Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, despite the presence of an ICE detainer.

09/16/2019
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

Leopoldo Serrano Vargas – aka Leonel Serrano Vargas and Ricardo Hernandez – an illegal alien from Mexico of uncertain age (reported as both 44 and 46), was arrested Sept. 11 at his residence in Northeast Houston for illegally re-entering the United States after having been deported, which is a felony.

09/13/2019
Alexandria, VA
Enforcement and Removal

Those arrested during the operation are implicated in numerous human rights violations against civilians, including the capture, arrest and/or transport of civilians who were subsequently mistreated, and in some cases, beaten, electrocuted and killed.

09/12/2019
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal

ICE contacted the Mexican Consulate to inform them of Rodriguez-Espinoza’s medical status and to request assistance locating his next of kin. Mexican Consular officials subsequently advised that Rodriguez-Espinoza had no known next of kin.

Pages