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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.
02/21/2020
Youngstown, OH
Enforcement and Removal

David Hernandez Colula, 34, was pronounced dead at 1:49 a.m. local time by medical professionals at Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, where he was transported after facility staff found him unresponsive in his cell. Efforts by facility staff and emergency personnel to revive him were unsuccessful. The preliminary cause of death appears to be self-inflicted strangulation; however, the case is currently under investigation.

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.

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.

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.

05/15/2012
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).
03/25/2011
Wichita, KS
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican national was charged Thursday with assaulting a federal immigration officer with a box cutter.
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.

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.
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.
02/27/2020
Washington County, OR
Enforcement and Removal

ICE uses statutorily-established subpoenas to obtain information as part of investigations regarding potentially removable aliens. Historically, ICE has not needed to use its subpoena authority to obtain information from other law enforcement agencies as most law enforcement agencies throughout the country willingly exchange information with ICE regarding aliens arrested for crimes in the interest of public safety and law enforcement.

07/21/2016
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

The 24 arrestees were all male citizens and/or nationals of several different countries across the globe, including El Salvador, Nicaragua, Ghana, Ethiopia, Bolivia, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama and had previously been convicted of crimes, including rape of a minor, child abuse/neglect, grand larceny, drug distribution and more. Arrests took place in Fairfax, Woodbridge, Manassas, Falls Church, Annandale, Winchester, Sterling, Herndon, Springfield, as well as the District.

08/02/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

On May 10, ERO officers with the Washington field office arrested Alvaro Johel Angel Angel in Alexandria, Virginia and served him a notice to appear in immigration court. An immigration judge ordered Angel removed to El Salvador July 9. 

05/08/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Ingmar Guandique-Blanco, a documented MS-13 gang member, was transferred to the proper law enforcement authorities upon his arrival in El Salvador. Guandique traveled via ground transportation from Virginia to Pennsylvania where he boarded a flight to Alexandria, Louisiana.

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.
02/16/2018
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Raul Ramos-Guido, 32, was a convicted criminal alien illegally residing in the U.S. and had previously been deported to El Salvador in January 2014.

12/14/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah R. Saldaña swore in members of ICE’s new Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers (ACFRC) at today’s inaugural meeting.
12/17/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Jens Söring departed from Dulles International Airport on a direct flight to Frankfurt, Germany at approximately 10 p.m. EST Monday.

11/17/2014
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
The South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley is the fourth facility the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has used to increase its capacity to detain and expedite the removal of adults with children who illegally crossed the Southwest border.
08/26/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Marseno Augusto Martins, 51, and Evandro Sergio Pais-Franca, 57, were turned over to Brazilian law enforcement authorities upon their respective arrivals at Belo Horizonte Airport in Brazil on Aug. 17 and 18.
11/29/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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The project was led by Operation Finally Home, an organization that provides mortgage free homes to America’s military heroes, as well as home building firms Miller and Smith and Newland Communities. The groundbreaking for the house begins Nov. 14 and the Goodrich family will move into their new Stafford, Virginia home in March 2017.

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