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12/20/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
ICE continues to make progress with regard to other categories prioritized for removal.
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.

04/29/2010
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
ICE and its law enforcement partners arrested 596 criminal aliens in the biggest 3-day targeted operation focusing on at-large criminal aliens in the southeastern United States.
01/08/2016
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
ERO officers removed General José Guillermo García-Merino, 82, from the United States to San Salvador, El Salvador, via an ICE Air Operations charter aircraft. They arrested him Dec. 17 in Florida.
09/28/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Operation Safe City arrests took place in Baltimore (28), Cook County, Illinois (30), Denver (63), Los Angeles (101), New York (45), Philadelphia (107), Seattle (33), Santa Clara County, Calif (27); and Washington, D.C. (14) and the state of Massachusetts (50).

02/23/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Francisco Paula-Rivera, a citizen and national of the Dominican Republic wanted by the Dominican National Police for raping a minor child, was removed Tuesday from the United States by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers and turned over to the country's law enforcement authorities.
08/01/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Of the 650 arrested nationwide July 23 to 26, 73 were members of family units and 120 entered the country illegally as UACs. An additional 457 others encountered during this operation were also arrested.

01/29/2010
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

WASHINGTON - Thirty-two foreign nationals with criminal records and four fugitives were arrested in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Washington, D.C., following a four-day enforcement surge by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

09/28/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hosted a familiarization trip for Honduran and Guatemalan immigration officials to learn more about the United States' detention and removal process and policies, and to strengthen ties between the United States and both countries.
04/11/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

ICE announced today the creation of a “VOICE Most Wanted” fugitives list, highlighting fugitives connected to victims and families of victims who have sought help or information from ICE through the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office.

08/14/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

On Aug. 12, Ricardo Florencio Pelayo Vilchez was removed from the United States escorted by ERO officers. Pelayo arrived at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima where he was transferred into the custody of Peruvian authorities.

05/23/2016
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Luis Armando Hernandez-Segura, a 20-year-old citizen of El Salvador, illegally entered the United States at an unknown location and date. ERO officers arrested him in March in Herndon, Virginia, while assisting the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force with an operation. 

06/02/2008
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Of the 1,808 individuals arrested in California, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Tennessee, and Texas, 1,069 were immigration fugitives. An immigration fugitive is someone who has ignored a final order of deportation or who has returned to the United States illegally after being removed. More than 70 percent of the aliens taken into custody are immigration fugitives or have criminal histories.
08/02/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Last fiscal year, ICE removed 396,906 individuals of which nearly 217,000 were convicted criminals.
09/13/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Carlos Humberto Castaneda-Mendoza, 40, entered the U.S. illegally in August 2010. In November 2010, Interpol issued a red notice for the warrant in El Salvador.
03/18/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
"Like Secretary Johnson, I am determined to do what we can to improve and reform our immigration system within the confines of existing law," said ICE Director Sarah R. Saldaña. "Today’s announcement is an example of this, and I believe it will enhance public safety and public confidence in our enforcement and administration of the immigration laws."
03/17/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO’s Washington, D.C.-based Fugitive Operations Team arrested Henry Parada-Orellana, 26, Sept. 1, 2015, at the 6000 block of Springfield Mall Drive in Springfield, Virginia. Upon his arrest, ERO deportation officers charged Parada-Orellana with felony re-entry charges since he was a previously removed alien.

04/08/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
In a chartered flight that originated in Miami Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned 73 aliens, including 69 convicted criminals, to the Dominican Republic. Those removed included three convicted of murder, two convicted of sex offenses and one who was wanted for murder in the Dominican Republic.
05/11/2009
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Former Nazi Death Camp guard John Demjanjuk was removed through a court order of removal obtained by the Department of Justice. On March 10, 2009, a German judge issued an order directing that Demjanjuk, 89, be arrested on suspicion of assisting in the murder of at least 29,000 Jews at the Sobibor extermination center in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.
04/03/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Oscar Mauricio Cornejo Pena, a Nicaraguan national known as the 'DC Groper,' who was convicted of sexually assaulting women in the DuPont Circle area of northwest D.C., was deported today to Nicaragua by officers from ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) Washington, D.C., field office.
11/08/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
A Togo national, convicted of assault of a foreign official, was deported on Monday and turned over to Togolese law enforcement officials by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers.
08/01/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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On May 1, the FBI, through another investigation, received information that Ramos was living in Harrisonburg and contacted the ERO Washington Field Office.
04/30/2014
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Juan Adalberto Serpa-Flores, 36, was previously removed from the United States in 2009. In May 2010 the National Civil Police of El Salvador obtained an arrest warrant charging Serpa with aggravated homicide.
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.

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