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02/10/2012
Alexandria, VA
Enforcement and Removal
An immigrant from Ghana residing in Alexandria was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for unlawfully procuring U.S. citizenship under a false identity.
04/17/2015
Alexandria, VA
Enforcement and Removal
Carlos Victor Galdamez Torres, 30, pleaded guilty Jan. 15 to illegally re-entering the United States after being convicted of an aggravated felony.
05/25/2012
Alexandria, VA
Enforcement and Removal
Melvin Eraldo Ramirez was sentenced Friday to 84 months in prison for illegally reentering the United States, following an investigation by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO). Ramirez has a lengthy and violent criminal history in the United States, including convictions for theft, abduction, malicious wounding, and assault and battery.
01/21/2014
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
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Agustin Ramiro Ocampo-Tobar, 33, is charged with murdering four people in October 2011 in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.
04/22/2014
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
Zahid Yousaf, 45, pleaded guilty to a felony count of conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization in federal court in September 2011.
02/27/2014
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
Syed Maaz Shah, 26, was convicted of being an alien in possession of a firearm in September 2007 in Houston federal court, a federal felony charge. U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon subsequently sentenced Shah to 78 months in federal prison.
09/28/2015
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
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Cesar Amauri Cruz-Marin, 42, was previously removed from the United States in November 2009. According to Salvadoran authorities, after his return to El Salvador, Cruz shot three men in the head in December 2010 and then fled. He subsequently illegally reentered the United States at an unknown time and was arrested by a U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force Oct. 23, 2014, in Madison, Tennessee.
02/29/2016
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jonathan Javier Mejia-Ventura, 18, was encountered Aug. 15, 2015, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection near Hebbronville, Texas, after he illegally crossed the border into the United States.
06/29/2017
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal

Sheku Kumalah, 31, faces up to four years in federal prison at sentencing for obstructing his removal. According to court documents, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers twice attempted to place Mr. Kumalah on escorted commercial flights to his home country at the Alexandria International Airport in July 2016 and August 2016.

10/31/2013
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
According to court documents, Bledar Bujilici, 34, twice refused to comply with an order of removal issued by an immigration judge.
07/23/2013
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
Manuel Rivas, an El Salvadoran man illegally present in the United States, was sentenced to six years in federal prison July 17. Rivas obstructed his deportation by refusing to complete paperwork required to obtain travel documents for a return trip to his home country.
05/25/2020
Altanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

Consistent with the agency’s protocols, the appropriate agencies have been notified about the death, including DHS's OIG, and ICE's OPR.

12/03/2019
Anson, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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FOD Marc J. Moore explained that the new ICE facility was actually built in 2010 by the state of Texas to house inmates for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  However, the facility has never been used. 

12/24/2015
Apple Valley, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Manuel Azurida-Hernandez, 54, was transferred from the Adelanto Detention Facility to the hospital Dec. 19 after experiencing chest pains.
10/09/2014
Artesia, NM
Enforcement and Removal
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October 13 is the first day of school for about 200 children housed at the Artesia Family Residential Center (AFRC) in New Mexico, a facility operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

10/30/2019
Asheville, NC
Enforcement and Removal

Mr. Ramirez Torres was initially arrested in April 2017 in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on an outstanding warrant for felony indecent liberties with a child. ICE lodged an immigration detainer against him with Buncombe County in May 2017. Along with the detainer form, ICE provided Buncombe County with an administrative arrest warrant.

02/01/2011
Ashtabula, OH
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Ashtabula and Jefferson counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime.
01/26/2012
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) administratively arrested 20 aliens convicted of sexual offenses in the Carolinas and Georgia Monday through Wednesday as part of Operation SOAR (Sex Offender Alien Removal), which targets criminal aliens who are removable due to convictions for sexual offenses.
07/09/2013
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Huynh pleaded guilty to making a false statement on an immigration document in April.
02/17/2017
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jorge Soberanis-Rumaldo, an unlawfully present Mexican national, was arrested by ICE deportation officers Friday morning at his Atlanta residence during a targeted enforcement operation in concert with the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

05/11/2017
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

Gerardo Diaz-Rodriguez, a Mexican national who illegal re-entered the United States after being allowed to voluntarily depart the United States in lieu of formal removal in April 2003, was arrested by ICE deportation officers at his Clayton County residence during a targeted enforcement operation May 4 in concert with the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

05/11/2012
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
During Operation Cross Check, a three-day targeted enforcement operation in Georgia and the Carolinas, officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 80 convicted criminal aliens.
02/03/2009
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

ATLANTA - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 92 fugitives aliens and three immigration violators throughout Georgia and the Carolinas during a four-day initiative targeting immigration fugitives.

09/24/2010
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
More than 30 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators are facing deportation and criminal charges following a four-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Fugitive Operations Teams (FOTs) in the Atlanta area.
05/17/2011
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 Bartow, Floyd and Polk counties to help federal immigration officials identify criminal aliens in state prisons and local jails by running their fingerprints against federal immigration databases when they are booked into the system.

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