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12/22/2017
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
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According to Salvadoran authorities, Leandro Cruz aka Jose Arturo Gonzalez Martinez, was involved with the murders of eight, which prompted law enforcement officials there to list him as one El Salvador’s 100 Most Wanted. Cruz, identified as No. 6, is listed as Martinez or “Gasper” on the Salvadoran Los 100 Mas Buscados list.

01/29/2020
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

Simeao Marcos De Oliveira-Neto was removed from the U.S. Jan. 29, and transferred to Brazilian authorities. He is currently wanted by Brazilian authorities on charges of attempted murder and illegal possession of a firearm.

02/04/2020
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal
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Vagner Geniu-Abreu, 39, of Brazil, was previously removed September 24, 2010, after a federal immigration judge issued him a final order of removal. Illegally reentering the United States after being lawfully removed is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

06/28/2018
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE's ERO Boston served an arrest warrant for a Brazilian national after his arrest June 22 by the Barnstable County Sheriff’s office on charges of rape, assault and battery and solicitation of a felony.

09/27/2018
Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

Foreign nationals from the following countries were arrested during the operation: Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Portugal, Ireland, Brazil, Jamaica, Cuba, Ecuador, among others.

04/22/2015
Brasilia, Brazil
Enforcement and Removal
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Farley Afonson Figueiredo, of Brazil, was arrested in North Charleston, South Carolina, Jan. 26, 2015 following a joint ERO and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) operation dubbed "Nowhere to Run." ERO officers and HSI special agents worked closely with the HSI Brasilia Attaché Office and Interpol to track him down.
10/26/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
A federal grand jury in Bridgeport returned an indictment Tuesday charging Roberto A. Mori-Perez, a citizen of Peru who recently resided in New Haven, with one count of re-entry in a case investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/27/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
Moreno was deported from the United States to his native Mexico in May 1994, following a federal conviction for distribution of cocaine. ICE HSI investigators believe Moreno illegally re-entered the U.S. sometime in February 2000, without first obtaining the consent of the Department of Justice or the Department of Homeland Security to reapply fo
03/22/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
Isaias Goncalves Dos Santos, a Brazilian national residing in Bridgeport, CT who was wanted in his home country for his involvement in a double homicide including a mayor of a Brazilian city, was turned over to Brazilian law enforcement authorities this morning in Rio De Janeiro.
10/27/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A south Texas jury convicted immigration center detainee Kemar Ramon James on Thursday for assaulting and obstructing a federal agent. The case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
06/23/2014
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Osbaldo Carrillo-Peralta, 39, was escorted to the Brownsville Port of Entry and turned over to Mexico's Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) June 24. On April 13, 2011, the 8th Judicial Court of the State of Durango, Mexico issued an arrest warrant for Carrillo-Peralta for homicide.
07/08/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A man from Guatemala wanted for allegedly committing murder was deported on Friday by officers from U.S. ICE 's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO). Oscar Daniel Amador-Moncada is wanted for allegedly killing a man on May 21, 2010, after getting into an argument at the victim's residence.
12/12/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
An immigration detainee was sentenced to two years and four months in federal prison on Monday for assaulting and obstructing a federal officer. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
05/27/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A fugitive alien wanted on aggravated murder charges in Mexico was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
05/17/2012
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Abraham Moreno-Gutierrez, a Mexican national who is wanted for homicide in his home country, was deported and turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials Thursday by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
03/23/2020
Brownsville, 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. Fatalities in ICE custody, statistically, are exceedingly rare and occur at a fraction of the national average for the U.S. detained population.

04/23/2015
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Carlos Funez-Ochoa, 30, was apprehended March 15, 2015, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Border Patrol near Hidalgo, Texas. The next day, he was transferred to ICE custody and taken to the Port Isabel Detention Center in Port Isabel, Texas.
02/08/2016
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Enforcement and Removal
Carlo Figueroa-Macedo, who entered the United States in 1977 as a lawful immigrant, was ordered removed by an immigration judge in August 2011. Figueroa-Macedo’s lawful status was revoked based on his criminal convictions involving moral turpitude.
11/16/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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A former lawful permanent resident, who was once an enlisted member of the U.S. Navy, was deported Wednesday to Panama. He had killed two people during a 1977 hostage standoff at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The man was escorted from Buffalo, N.Y., to Panama by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
06/11/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Roohid Hakimi, 29, is accused of attempted murder, careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes and unauthorized possession of a firearm. The charges stem from an alleged 2011 restaurant shooting in Vaughan, Ontario, that left one man injured.
06/26/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Sergio Gallardo-Sanchez, 33, was escorted by ERO officers to the Brownsville Port of Entry in Texas and turned over to Mexican law-enforcement authorities early Friday.
10/24/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A citizen and national of Mexico, pleaded guilty to re-entry of a removed alien. The charge carries a maximum sentence of two years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
06/25/2018
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal

The enforcement actions were conducted in accordance with routine, daily target operations carried out by ICE Fugitive Operations Teams with the intent to arrest criminal aliens and other individuals who are in violation of our nation’s immigration laws. The arrests took place in Albany County (14) Delaware County (3) Erie County (6) Genesee County (3) Lewis County (1) Madison County (1) Monroe County (2) Onondaga County (1) Ontario County (5) Saratoga County (2) Schenectady County (1) and Wayne County (1).

02/26/2008
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
Eleven fugitive operations teams made 225 arrests in: New York, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Missouri. Of the 52 aliens arrested by ICE's Buffalo Fugitive Operations Team, 21 were fugitives, and 22 were aliens with criminal convictions. The arrests took place in Binghamton (30 arrests) and Syracuse (22 arrests).
12/26/2017
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Hebert Veloza Garcia, 50, a former leader of Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia or AUC, was deported via ICE Air Operations under escort by ERO deportation officers. Veloza Garcia was transferred into ERO custody from the Bureau of Prisons in October 2016, after serving more than eight years in federal prison. He is wanted by Colombian officials for forced displacement and threats. Veloza admitted in Colombian court that he ordered or personally participated in the killing of dozens while leading the AUC.

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