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02/13/2020
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Melvin Antonio Delgado, 35, a citizen of El Salvador, was removed via an ICE Air Operations charter flight without incident. Once in El Salvador, ICE ERO officers transferred custody of Delgado to the Policia Nacional Civil (PNC) of El Salvador, which will pursue criminal charges against him.

02/13/2020
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE uses statutorily-authorized immigration subpoenas to obtain information as part of investigations regarding potential removable aliens. ICE has not historically needed to use its lawful authority to issue these subpoenas to obtain information from other law enforcement agencies as most law enforcement agencies throughout the country willingly provide ICE with information regarding aliens arrested for crimes in the interest of public safety.

02/11/2020
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal

An MS-13 gang member, in the country illegally and wanted in El Salvador for homicide, was arrested last week by ICE's ERO during ongoing enforcement efforts in Michigan and Ohio targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal reentrants and other immigration violators

02/11/2020
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Pedro Gama-Alvarez, the leader of a drug organization based in Coahuila, Mexico, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison Tuesday for his role in various smuggling schemes involving drugs, firearms and people.

02/07/2020
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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On Jan. 25, 2019, ERO officers filed a detainer with Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) for Yoni Cruz-Lopez, 24, a resident of Mt. Prospect, Illinois, and a citizen of Guatemala, after his felony conviction for driving under the influence (DUI). Cruz-Lopez has three DUI convictions (2015, 2016 and 2019).

02/05/2020
Columbus, OH
Enforcement and Removal
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Santos Ceferino Amaya-Cruz, 35, an active MS-13 gang member, has been removed from the U.S. on two prior occasions, most recently in 2017. He is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice.

02/05/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

On Feb. 3, ICE's ERO arrested Marissa Martinez, 29, also known as Wilson Yovani Martinez or Maritza Martinez, an unlawfully present Guatemalan national after she was released by Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail despite a lawful immigration detainer.

02/05/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Martin Estrada-Barela was arrested by the NYPD Jan. 17, 2019, on the charges of attempted rape, unlawful imprisonment, and attempted assault. Estrada-Barela was subsequently arraigned and remanded into the custody of the NYCDOC.

02/05/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

According to data recently released from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, in the two years since the implementation of California’s State Bill 54 (SB54), the sheriff’s department has rearrested more than 400 of those they released on whom ICE had active detainers.

02/04/2020
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal
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The individuals arrested throughout New Jersey were nationals of Argentina (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (4), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (2), Dominican Republic (9), Ecuador (9), El Salvador (12), Ghana (1), Guatemala (16), Honduras (9), India (2), Jamaica (2), Mexico (32), Nigeria (1), Panama (1), Peru (2), Philippines (1), Poland (2), Spain (2), United Kingdom (1), and Venezuela (1).

02/04/2020
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
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Vagner Geniu-Abreu, 39, of Brazil, was previously removed September 24, 2010, after a federal immigration judge issued him a final order of removal. Illegally reentering the United States after being lawfully removed is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

02/04/2020
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE encourages public leaders, advocacy groups and the community to share this accurate information to ensure the safety of both those utilizing public transportation and those charged with ensuring their safety while aboard.

01/31/2020
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
The 36-year-old Mexican national has had numerous encounters with local law enforcement and has been arrested at least six times since 2018, for offenses including simple assault, disorderly conduct and recklessly endangering another, aggravated assault, simple assault, possession of an instrument of a crime, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats, robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and failure to appear.
01/31/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Milton Geovany Barbecho Cabrera, who has multiple criminal convictions, was arrested by the New York Police Department (NYPD) May 30, 2019 and charged with rape, intercourse with a child less than 11 years-old, rape: intercourse with a person less than 15 years-old, rape, victim incapable of consent, sexual abuse, course sexual conduct: two or more acts on child less than 13 years old, and act in manner to injure a child, sexual abuse, contact with victim less than 13 years-old, sexual abuse, sexual contact with person less than 14 year-old, sexual abuse, subject another person to sex contact without consent, and forcible touching: touch sexual/intimate parts of another person.

01/29/2020
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
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Francisco Cuxum Alvarado, aka Francisco Cuxun-Alvarado, 64, who had been held in federal custody since his indictment in May 2019, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry into the United States in September 2019, and was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to six months in prison. Cuxum Alvarado was apprehended as a result of the work of ICE HSI special agents and officers with ERO.

01/29/2020
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

Simeao Marcos De Oliveira-Neto was removed from the U.S. Jan. 29, and transferred to Brazilian authorities. He is currently wanted by Brazilian authorities on charges of attempted murder and illegal possession of a firearm.

01/28/2020
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal

The 63-year-old Cuban man, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead by a hospital physician at 9:32 a.m. local time January 27, 2020. The preliminary cause of death was ruled to be cardiac arrest.

01/28/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Christian Camilo Millan-Romero, 35, was removed from the United States by ERO officers via an ICE Air Charter flight, and transferred into the custody of Colombian law enforcement authorities upon arrival in Bogota.

01/27/2020
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Consistent with the agency’s protocols, the appropriate agencies have been notified about the death, including the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General, and the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility. Additionally, ICE has notified the United Kingdom consulate and Mr. Owen’s next of kin.

01/24/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Officers from ICE's ERO in New York arrested two individuals Thursday after being released by local authorities on an active detainer.

01/24/2020
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

On Jan. 24, officers with ICE's ERO arrested Medardo Cruz-Ventura, a Mexican citizen, who is an illegally present criminal alien that has been removed from the United States on multiple occasions.

01/23/2020
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

Elizabeth Roxanne Haysom, 55, convicted of two counts of accessory before the fact to murder was removed from the U.S. Wednesday, pursuant to a final order of removal, by officers with ICE's ERO.

01/23/2020
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE ERO removed Eldar Rezvanov on Jan. 16, to his home country of Kazakhstan via commercial aircraft.

01/22/2020
San Salvador, El Salvador
Enforcement and Removal

The workshop, which took place in early December 2019, offered participants presentations about the SAFE task force program and later broke them into groups to formulate additional ideas on how to best expand the SAFE program throughout Latin America and around the world.

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