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01/25/2011
Yuba City, CA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, five northern California counties - Colusa, Nevada, Plumas, Sutter and Tehama - became the latest in the state to benefit from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) federal information-sharing capability 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.
07/19/2016
York, PA
Enforcement and Removal

Alex Alexidze, 41, was repatriated to Canada via ground transportation under ICE escort July 19, from York County Prison and turned over without incident to the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency at the Niagara Falls International Rainbow Bridge.

05/16/2018
Williston, VT
Enforcement and Removal
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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Law Enforcement Support Center Operations Unit Mentoring Team recently received the Excellence in Government Award from the Vermont Federal Executive Association.

03/25/2011
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican national was charged Thursday with assaulting a federal immigration officer with a box cutter.
10/11/2016
Wichita, KS
Contraband

Azucena Garcia-Ferniza, 22, a citizen of Mexico, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a firearm while unlawfully in the United States. In her plea, she admitted that on May 7, 2015, she unlawfully possessed a Glock model 30 .45-caliber pistol. Her visitor’s visa had expired in February 1998.

12/19/2016
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal

A Mexican woman was sentenced in federal court Monday to time served for unlawfully possessing a firearm connected to a Kansas homicide.

05/15/2012
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal
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Sergio Arturo Moreno-Perez, a Mexican national wanted for fleeing a homicide charge in his native country, was deported Tuesday by officers with ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
11/08/2012
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal
Three of the 16 were immigration fugitives who had been previously ordered to leave the country but failed to depart.
06/17/2016
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO officers based in Wichita arrested 31 individuals. Twenty-five of the 31 have been convicted of crimes in the United States including: battery, unlawful discharge of a firearm, sexual assault, aggravated assault, DUI, and robbery. The remaining six are agency enforcement priorities as recent border crossers. Ten of the 30 were previously deported from the United States and illegally re-entered.

05/01/2015
Waterville, OH
Enforcement and Removal
On April 24, members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, and ERO tracked Peach Girling to a Waterville, Ohio residence, where he was arrested on immigration charges for violating the terms of the Visa Waiver Program. He will remain in ICE custody pending removal from the United States.
07/05/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Upon arrival, the suspect was turned over to officials from the El Salvadoran Civilian National Police (PNC).
04/27/2016
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Saifullah Anjum Ranjha, 53, pleaded guilty in 2008 to laundering more than $2.2 million – which he believed to be the proceeds of illegal activities conducted by al-Qaida, including drug trafficking and weapons smuggling.

07/24/2018
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Operation Eagle’s Shield leveraged field office resources to identify priority targets for enforcement action throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro area. From July 9 to 20, officers from the ERO Washington Field Office targeted and arrested various violent offenders, gang members, sex offenders, fugitives from justice, and those who otherwise pose a significant public safety threat.

03/01/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Read ICE Director John Morton's memo on priorities for the apprehension, detention and removal of aliens.
05/16/2016
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Rafael Alexander Henriquez, a 41-year-old citizen of El Salvador, illegally entered the United States at an unknown location and date.

06/30/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Hardened criminals, such as drug cartel and violent gang members are not always cooperative when arrested, taken into custody and removed from the United States. That’s a situation for the elite special response teams (SRTs) from ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) to handle.
02/11/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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A Salvadoran man, Jose Mauricio Huezo-Ortega, was returned to his native country earlier today by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) to face charges for sexually assaulting five minor children, who were under his care at a children's home he managed.
05/21/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO’s recruits are immersed in real-life scenarios. They diligently search for items well hidden in homes, serve warrants to belligerent and uncooperative actors, find suspects hiding in vehicles, are peppered with every question imaginable as they would be in court and engage in dynamic action and combat shooting.
09/25/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Oscar Avila-Osorio, 24, is wanted in his home country for raping a minor and was the subject of an Interpol notice.
04/02/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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As part of ICE's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, the agency announced today the results of a six-day national 'Cross Check' enforcement operation, which led to the arrest of more than 3,100 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators.
03/09/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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The operation, dubbed “Cross Check,” began Sunday, March 1, and ended Thursday, March 5. Hundreds of ERO officers participated in the operation that focused on the arrests of public safety threats. Those arrested are from 94 countries and have a wide array of criminal convictions.
09/04/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Of the other 120 aliens ERO removed, 39 were Failure to Comply (FTC) subjects who previously resisted removal attempts. One particularly egregious individual on the flight was an aggravated felon who possessed convictions for First Degree Kidnapping with Use of a Deadly Weapon, Sexual Assault With Use Of A Deadly Weapon, and Trafficking In Controlled Substance – crimes for which he earned sentences of 15 years, 25 years, and 12 months in prison.

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