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04/03/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

The operation began March 20 and ended March 31. ERO officers made arrests in the following San Antonio Field Office cities:  Austin/Waco (24), San Antonio (62), Laredo (29) and Harlingen (38). Of those arrested, 138 were men; 15 were women.

03/17/2016
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Carlos Granado-Melgar, 29, was flown to El Salvador March 17 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, Granado-Melgar was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Policia Nacional Civil (PNC).
03/17/2011
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Two men from El Salvador, both wanted on separate murder charges, were deported on Thursday by officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
03/19/2020
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

ICE is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody and is undertaking a comprehensive agency-wide review of this incident, as it does in all such cases.

02/14/2014
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Emilio Omar Briones-Aparicio, 32, was escorted to the Lincoln Juarez Port in Laredo, Texas, and turned over to Mexico's Procuraduria General de la Republica (PGR).
02/27/2013
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Salvador Lopez-Guardado, an El Salvador man wanted for homicide in his home country, was deported and turned over to El Salvador officials Thursday by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
11/13/2014
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Daniel Mota-Torres, 35, was deported Nov. 14 and transferred to the custody of Mexican law enforcement authorities at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas.
08/20/2015
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
All 61 individuals arrested have been convicted of crimes in the United States and fall within ICE enforcement priorities. Of those arrested, 21 have felony convictions and 14 have aggravated felony convictions.
01/24/2013
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) efforts led to a record number of aliens being federally prosecuted in south Texas in fiscal year 2012, which ended Sept. 30. More than 2,400 criminal aliens were convicted for illegally re-entering the United States after a previous deportation.
10/31/2014
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A 47-year-old El Salvadoran national, who was being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since Oct. 2, passed away Thursday night at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital (MMH) in San Antonio.
11/29/2016
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Julio Cesar Velasquez-Reyes, 25, was flown to El Salvador Nov. 29 and turned over to Salvadoran officials. The El Salvador arrest warrant states that on March 24, 2014, Velasquez-Reyes met with a man named David Eliseo in the area of El Cuco Chirilagua, San Miguel. 

10/16/2014
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Miguel Rangel-Exiga, 40, was deported Oct. 16 and transferred to the custody of Mexican law enforcement authorities at the border crossing in Brownsville, Texas.
06/24/2019
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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During this enforcement surge, ICE deportation officers made arrests in the following Texas cities: Rio Grande Valley (9), San Antonio (7), Laredo (20), and Austin/Waco (16). Of those arrested, 46 were men; six were women.

07/21/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

During the July 10-19 operation, ERO officers made arrests in the following Central and South Texas cities:  Austin (13), Waco (3), Harlingen (44), Laredo (27) and San Antonio (36).  Of those arrested, 115 were men; eight were women.

11/07/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Santos Ventura Meija-Mendez, 24, was flown to Honduras onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit.  Upon arrival, Meija-Mendez was turned over to Honduran authorities.

11/16/2016
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Martin Cruz-Martinez, 26, was flown to El Salvador Nov. 15 and turned over to Salvadoran officials. The El Salvador arrest warrant states that on Aug. 8, 2014, Cruz-Martinez shot and killed a man who was a passenger riding in a motorcycle taxi. 

11/28/2016
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

A Brazilian national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Nov. 25 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, with a preliminary cause of death identified as cardiac arrest.

06/04/2015
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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On June 4, ICE deported Alfredo Napoleon Portillo-Coreas, 25, onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. He was released to the custody of El Salvador’s Policia Nacional Civil (PNC).
11/21/2013
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Ernesto Karam-Garcia, a Mexican national who is wanted for defrauding hundreds of Mexican citizens of more than $150 million, was deported and turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities Thursday by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
09/29/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Carlos Humberto Alvarenga Miranda, 39, was flown to El Salvador Sept. 28 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, Alvarenga-Miranda was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

04/21/2017
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Santiago Humberto Rodriguez-Aparicio, 41, was flown to El Salvador April 21 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, Rodriguez-Aparicio was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

09/27/2018
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Yobani Hernandez-Sanches, also known as Jose Antonio Hernandez-Rangel, 26, was illegally present in the United States. He is accused of multiple homicides that occurred in and around Piedras Negras, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico. Hernandez-Sanches, was escorted by ICE officers to the U.S.-Mexico border at Laredo, Texas, and transferred to Mexican authorities Sept. 26.

06/11/2008
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
From October 2007 through May 2008, investigations by ICE's Office of Detention and Removal Operations (DRO) led to the prosecution of 3,831 illegal aliens for felony re-entry after deportation, compared to 1,808 such prosecutions in all of fiscal year 2007.
11/01/2018
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Ignacio Leonel Campos-Chamagua, 19, was flown to El Salvador on Nov. 1 on a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit. Upon arrival, Campos-Chamagua was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

09/26/2019
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal

During this enforcement surge, ICE deportation officers made arrests in the following Texas cities: Rio Grande Valley (24), San Antonio (8), Austin (10) and Waco (3). Of those arrested, 41 were men; four were women.

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