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05/08/2017
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal

Mario Granados-Alvarado was released from local custody May 3 despite immigration officials formally lodging a detainer with the Montgomery County Detention Center a day earlier. Montgomery County, Maryland, is listed as a jurisdiction that has publicly limited cooperation with ICE and frequently ignores legally authorized detainers.

12/19/2012
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal
As part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, officers of ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Baltimore arrested 34 convicted criminal aliens during a two-day enforcement operation on the Maryland Eastern Shore.
02/27/2013
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal
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Santos Javier Guevara-Oliva, an El Salvadoran national residing in Hyattsville, Md., wanted in Santa Barbara, Calif., for aggravated sexual assault on a child under 14 years of age and forcible rape, was arrested Monday by officers from ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
02/13/2019
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal
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Saul Ernesto Orellana-Jandres, 25, is wanted by Salvadoran authorities for membership to a terrorist organization.

11/22/2019
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal
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ICE maintains that cooperation with local law enforcement is essential to protecting public safety, and the agency aims to work cooperatively with local jurisdictions to ensure that criminal aliens are not released into U.S. communities to commit additional crimes.

04/12/2011
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal
Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using the Secure Communities program in Alleghany, Garrett and Washington 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.
07/06/2020
Baltimore, MD
Enforcement and Removal

ERO officers had lodged a detainer June 19 with Montgomery County Detention Center on Rene Atilio Ramos-Hernandez, 56, an unlawfully present citizen of El Salvador and a convicted criminal alien, following his recent arrest for sexual abuse of a minor.

03/18/2011
Beaumont, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A previously deported Honduran national has been indicted for federal firearms violations following a joint investigation by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
04/15/2019
Beaumont, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Luis Garcia-Torres, a 49-year-old illegal alien from Mexico, pleaded guilty April 15 to unlawful re-entry by a deported alien. According to information presented in court, Garcia-Torres was arrested in Orange County, Texas, on Jan. 13, 2019, for driving while intoxicated.

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.

04/03/2019
Beaumont, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Oscar Rendon-Gonzalez, an illegal alien from Mexico, was indicted April 3 by a federal grand jury charging him with unlawful re-entry of a deported alien.

11/03/2010
Big Spring, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A man who was wanted in Mexico for allegedly killing a man in 2004 was deported on Wednesday by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
06/13/2011
Birmingham, AL
Enforcement and Removal
With the expansion of the use of biometric information sharing to these five counties, ICE is using this capability in 30 Alabama jurisdictions. Across the country, ICE is using this capability in 1400 jurisdictions in 43 states and territories. Since ICE began using this enhanced information sharing capability in October 2008 through April 30, 2011, ICE has removed more than 77,000 criminal aliens including more than 28,000 level 1 offenders convicted of aggravated felonies like murder, rape and the sexual abuse of children.
06/20/2011
Birmingham, AL
Enforcement and Removal
ICE on Tuesday began using a federal information-sharing capability as part of the Secure Communities program in DeKalb county 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.
05/23/2011
Birmingham, AL
Enforcement and Removal
ICE on Tuesday began using a federal information sharing capability as part of the Secure Communities program in 10 Alabama 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.
02/01/2011
Bishop, CA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, six northern California counties-including Inyo, Amador, Calaveras, Glenn, Modoc and San Benito-became the latest in the state to benefit from a U.S. ICE federal information-sharing capability that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States...
08/20/2012
Bismarck, ND
Enforcement and Removal
A convicted felon from Mexico, Osbaldo Carrillo-Peralta, was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for illegally re-entering the United States after having been twice deported. This sentence resulted from an investigation conducted by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations' (ERO) and Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
10/24/2008
Bloomington, MN
Enforcement and Removal

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fugitive Operations Teams based here arrested 19 fugitive aliens and immigration violators in southern Minnesota during a three-day initiative that ended Thursday.

11/25/2014
Bogota, Colombia
Enforcement and Removal
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Pedro Nel Moreno-Romero, 51, was convicted of aggravated murder in 2013 in Colombia and sentenced to 35 years imprisonment. Moreno-Romero allegedly murdered a friend, then dismembered the body with a machete and later discarded the remains in a plastic bag.
07/12/2018
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

Dorviro Rocha-Ribeiro, 47, a citizen and national of Brazil who was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice for murder, was removed from the United States by officers with ICE's ERO to Brazil via Boston Logan International Airport and Miami International Airport on July 10.

11/06/2019
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
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Those arrested during the enforcement action hail from seven different countries – Bahamas (1), Brazil (4), Cape Verde (4), Dominican Republic (6), France (1), Guatemala (1), Haiti (2).

04/23/2014
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
Marcelo Alves-Ferreira, 39, is charged with homicide in a warrant issued in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The warrant alleges Alves was responsible for the May 22, 2005, murder of Jhonatan Alves Braganca in Sao Jose de Safira.
08/24/2014
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
Syaed Talha Ahsan, 34, was escorted to London by ERO officers and turned over to British authorities
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.

04/02/2015
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
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Estacio Da Ponte Talaia was administratively arrested in Detroit Feb. 25. ERO officers working in concert with liaisons in Interpol discovered that Talaia was wanted in Portugal.

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