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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.

03/15/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Melvin Noe Sanchez-Izaguirre, a citizen of El Salvador and Honduras who was previously removed from the United States and is wanted in El Salvador for kidnapping and attempted murder, was arrested today by officers from ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
05/28/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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When Carlos Poysky merged his passion for kiteboarding with his desire to serve America’s veterans, Wind Sports for Wounded Warriors (WS4WW) took flight.
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.
02/05/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

According to data recently released from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, in the two years since the implementation of California’s State Bill 54 (SB54), the sheriff’s department has rearrested more than 400 of those they released on whom ICE had active detainers.

05/12/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Celio Alexander Serrano-Trejo, 34, an MS-13 gang member, was removed from the United States via an ICE Air Operations charter flight and transferred into the custody of Salvadoran law enforcement authorities.

03/19/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Director, Sarah R. Saldaña, testified March 19 before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a hearing entitled, “A Review of the Department of Homeland Security’s Policies and Procedures for the Apprehension, Detention, and Release of Non-Citizens Unlawfully Present in the United States – Part II.”

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.

07/02/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

As part of ICE’s commitment to expand testing, in addition to testing residents within the general population last week, ICE also began offering COVID-19 tests to new admissions at the FRCs at the beginning of June.

04/01/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
"ICE is resuming limited removal of convicted criminal Haitians with final orders of removal, in coordination with the Government of Haiti and the U.S. Department of State. The removal of Haitian nationals will be conducted in a manner that comports with the March 2, 2011 ICE memo entitled ""Civil Immigration Enforcement..."""
03/06/2014
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
The Criminal Alien Program (CAP) operation was conducted throughout Virginia and the district from Feb. 23 to 27, identifying previously convicted criminal aliens that circumvented identification in local jails and are amenable to removal from the United States.
03/25/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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One of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) priorities is arresting child predators and bringing them to a court of law where they face justice, or in some cases, sending them back to their home countries.

07/01/2013
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) protects the United States by promoting homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration.

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).

06/21/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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As part of the Obama administration's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens that threaten public and national security, U.S. ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day targeted 'Cross Check' enforcement operation, which led to the arrest of more than 2,400 convicted criminal aliens and immigration fugitives in May.
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.
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.

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.

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.

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.
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. 

06/14/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings.

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.

08/02/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

The Department of Homeland Security today provided additional information on the deferred action for childhood arrivals process during a national media call in preparation for the August 15 implementation date.

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.

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