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07/12/2018
Atlanta, GA
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.

05/17/2017
Atlanta, GA
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.

04/12/2011
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
With the expansion of Secure Communities to Carroll, Douglas and Paulding counties, ICE is using this capability in 27 Ga. jurisdictions. Across the country, ICE is using this capability in 1,188 jurisdictions in 41 states.
08/19/2016
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Melvin Eduardo Ramos, 34, is wanted in his home country for aggravated murder.

06/21/2011
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Tuesday began using a federal information-sharing capability as part of the Secure Communities program in Coffee, Dougherty, Grady and Jeff Davis counties.
05/03/2017
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Francisco Escobar-Orellana is wanted in Honduras pursuant to a May 2005 arrest warrant for allegedly hacking two men to death with a machete at a liquor store in 1993. Mr. Escobar subsequently unlawfully entered the United States at an unknown time and place.

07/15/2016
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Juan Otero-Navarro, 36, entered ERO custody Oct. 23 following his release from federal prison and was transferred to the Stewart County Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia. Otero was convicted in September 2015 on a felony charge of illegally reentering the United States after a prior removal in May 2011. Otero was also convicted on felony forgery charges in Fairfax County, Virginia, in February 2011

06/12/2011
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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June 8 wasn't a typical Wednesday morning at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Instead, a major operation was underway. A fugitive - an alleged child predator - was on the loose, attempting to leave the country.
06/24/2015
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
The arrests, made from June 14 through June 18, were made in metropolitan Atlanta, in the Augusta area and in northwest Georgia. Of the 60 taken into custody by ERO, 17 met the agency’s highest priority level due to felony convictions or participation in a criminal street gang. An additional 43 arrestees met the second level of priorities for enforcement due to serious or multiple misdemeanor convictions.
03/18/2014
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Nazmul Maksud Murad, 43, is accused of participating in a 1989 grenade attack at the home of Sheikh Hasina, who was the head of a rival political party at that time. Hasina is currently the prime minister of Bangladesh.
07/25/2019
Atlanta, GA
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.

07/06/2012
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO officers escorted Montalvo-Coreno through the Laredo port of entry in Texas, where he was turned over to Mexican authorities.
01/25/2011
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
With the expansion of the biometric information sharing capability to Henry, Rockdale and Spalding counties, ICE is using this capability in 13 Georgia jurisdictions, including Clayton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Fulton, Muscogee, Hall, Whitfield, Cherokee and Forsyth counties.
12/20/2012
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
Orlando Escobar-Leon, a Guatemalan national with dual citizenship in Mexico, was removed from the United States Wednesday by officers with ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO). Escobar-Leon was a leader in a multinational alien smuggling network that was responsible for smuggling East African and Bangladeshi nationals from Colombia...
02/23/2017
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

According to court documents, Delroy Anthony McLean, 42, threatened to “bash the head” of a federal immigration judge and also threatened the life of the judge’s husband during court proceedings. McLean was convicted of threatening a federal official after a jury trial Oct. 4-5 in Columbus.

03/29/2013
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
Paul Rudolph McGowan, a Jamaican criminal alien with prior felony convictions for the possession and distribution of marijuana, was sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison Tuesday for illegally re-entering the United States following a prior removal. ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) arrested the man July 5, 2012, in Atlanta.
01/31/2018
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody and is undertaking a comprehensive review of this incident, as it does in all such cases. Fatalities in ICE custody, statistically, are exceedingly rare and occur at a fraction of the rate of the U.S. detained population as a whole.

08/04/2017
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

Carlos Chavez, 34, has been a fugitive since March 2003 when a superior court judge in Fulton County, Georgia, issued a warrant for Chavez’s arrest. Chavez is accused of shooting and killing Francisco Chavez (no relation) with a handgun.

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.

05/25/2018
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Juan Saravia-Salamanca, an unlawfully present Salvadoran national, was located and arrested by an ICE ERO Fugitive Operations Team outside his Raleigh, N.C., residence Dec. 12, 2017, after the government of El Salvador informed ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) National Gang Unit Nov. 21, 2017, that it had issued a warrant for Mr. Saravia-Salamanca’s arrest.

05/15/2017
Atlanta, GA
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 Panamanian consular representatives who have notified Mr. Jimenez’s next of kin.

11/14/2019
Auburn, NY
Enforcement and Removal

ICE filed a detainer Nov. 12, against a repeat immigration violator Guatemalan national Heriberto Perez-Velasquez with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, where he is currently detained after being arrested for vehicular homicide. Perez-Velasquez was arrested a month earlier by New York State Police on DUI charges and released from state custody on an appearance ticket with no notification to ICE.

11/26/2013
Austin, TX
Enforcement and Removal
These Fugitive Operations Teams represent an integral part of the comprehensive multi-year plan launched by the Department of Homeland Security to secure America's borders and reduce illegal migration.

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