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
  • Google Plus 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.

03/14/2017
Atlanta, GA
Human Rights Violators

Khalid Adem, 41, a native and citizen of Ethiopia was convicted in Gwinnett Country, Georgia, of aggravated battery and cruelty to children in the first degree on Nov. 1, 2006, and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.

09/24/2012
Atlanta, GA
Human Rights Violators
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Monday arrested a suspected human rights violator, Mladen Mitrovic, who is charged with fraudulently obtaining U.S. citizenship by omissions about his background that related to his work as a Serbian concentration camp guard.
06/01/2011
Atlanta, GA
Human Rights Violators
Zeljko Zekic, of Lawrenceville, Ga., pleaded guilty in federal court to lying to federal immigration officials about his place of residence and employment during the 1992 - 1995 Bosnian War. Zekic had claimed on his immigration paperwork that he was unemployed during the war, when in fact he was an active-duty member of the Serbian paramilitary...
09/08/2017
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud

In August 1988, Morales entered the United States by crossing the international border from Mexico into Texas illegally. He traveled to the Washington, D.C. metro-area, where he resided and legally worked for many years. He applied for and was granted lawful permanent resident status in 1990.

08/04/2017
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators

Jean Leonard Teganya, 46, was charged with one count of immigration fraud and one count of perjury. Teganya made his first appearance in federal court in Boston on Friday afternoon.

05/07/2012
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Prudence Kantengwa, aka Prudentienne, 47, of Boston, who is a native and citizen of Rwanda, was convicted of fraud in immigration documents, visa fraud, perjury during testimony before an immigration judge and obstruction of administrative proceedings. Judge Richard G. Stearns scheduled sentencing for July 31, 2012.
11/29/2011
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Inocente Orlando Montano, 69, of Everett, Mass., was charged with one count of making false statements on an immigration application and one count of perjury.
09/11/2012
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Inocente Orlando Montano, 70, of Everett, Mass., pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock to three counts of immigration fraud and three counts of perjury. Had the case proceeded to trial, the evidence would have proved that Montano, a citizen of El Salvador, served as an officer in the military of El Salvador for 30 years, including during the period of El Salvador's civil war, from 1979 through 1991.
08/27/2013
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Inocente Orlando Montano, 71, was sentenced to 21 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release and a special assessment of $600 by U.S. District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock. Montano previously agreed to be deported from the United States upon completion of his prison term.
10/11/2012
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Prudence Kantengwa, aka Prudentienne, 47, of Boston, was sentenced Oct. 11 to nearly two years in prison for immigration fraud, perjury in immigration court and obstruction of justice. She was previously convicted in May 2012 of lying to enter the U.S. and again when seeking asylum status.
05/22/2015
Boston, MA
Human Rights Violators
Pedro Dombele, who had been living in the U.S. lawfully, was criminally arrested in Westborough, Mass. in April 2006 for assault and battery and later convicted.
03/29/2012
Buffalo, NY
Human Rights Violators

The former leader of the Liberian Peace Council (LPC) who committed human rights abuses during the Liberian civil war in the 1990s was deported to his native country Friday, capping an effort by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to investigate the case and win the former warlord's removal from the United States.

06/27/2012
Buffalo, NY
Human Rights Violators
Zeljko Savija was arrested and charged with using fraudulent immigration documents. Savija failed to disclose certain military service in the armed forces of the former Republic of Yugoslavia. The charge is the result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/02/2017
Cedar Rapids, IA
Human Rights Violators

In January 2016, Gervais, aka "Ken," Ngombwa was convicted of one count of unlawfully procuring, or attempting to procure, naturalization or U.S. citizenship; one count of procuring U.S. citizenship to which he was not entitled; one count of conspiracy to unlawfully procure U.S. citizenship; and one count of making a materially false statement to agents of the Department of Homeland Security.

01/29/2011
Chicago, IL
Human Rights Violators
Jean-Marie Vianney Mudahinyuka, 50, was removed to Rwanda on a government charter flight. He arrived in Kigali, Rwanda, on Jan. 28, where he is wanted on an international arrest warrant.
04/01/2016
Chicago, IL
Human Rights Violators
Image Icon
Janko Branko Jankovic, 50, a former resident of Milwaukee, arrived in Sarajevo Wednesday night via commercial aircraft under escort by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO); he was turned over to local authorities.
10/03/2016
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators
Image Icon

Ratko Maslenjak, 57, a former Cleveland-area resident and his wife, Divna Maslenjak, 53, arrived in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct. 1, via commercial aircraft. ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers witnessed the pair’s departure from JFK International Airport and confirmed their arrival with Serbian authorities.

01/06/2016
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators
Slobodan Mutic, 53, will be deported upon completion of his sentence to Croatia, where he will stand trial for human-rights violations.
05/17/2017
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators

Ilija Josipovic, 59, previously pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of immigration documents procured by fraud. U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson ordered Josipovic removed from the United States. He was also sentenced to eight months of house arrest.

07/27/2017
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators

Ilija Josipovic, 59, was removed to Bosnia via commercial airline under escort by deportation officers with ICE ERO without incident. In May, Josipovic pled guilty to two counts of possession of immigration documents procured by fraud. In the first count, Josipovic admitted that on Feb. 1, 2012, he used his Permanent Resident Card to obtain an Ohio driver’s license, knowing that the card was fraudulently obtained.

08/25/2016
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators

Oliver Dragic, 41, was named in the three-count indictment, charged with one count of possession of a fraudulently obtained green card, attempt to procure naturalization contrary to law and attempt to procure naturalization to which he was not entitled.

01/08/2008
Cleveland, OH
Human Rights Violators
Ratko Maslenjak, 48, a national of Bosnia-Herzegovina, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. for making false statements about his prior military service on official U.S. immigration documents.

Pages