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02/18/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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To the layman, world travel seems exotic, but to an IEA or DO, it means being away from family, their country and their home. It’s a sacrifice that takes a special kind of person – a person who works for something greater than himself or herself. It means missed birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and other notable milestones.
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.
09/27/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Of the 57 aliens arrested by ERO deportation officers during this enforcement action, 41 had prior criminal histories that included arrests, pending charges or convictions for crimes including: sexual assault – carnal abuse, aggravated assault, possession of cocaine, larceny, forgery, driving under the influence, illegal entry and illegal re-entry.

07/19/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO’s 400th foreign fugitive arrest of the year was Rafael Alberto-Burgos, a 43-year-old national of the Dominican Republic and citizen of Spain, wanted by Spanish authorities for homicide. Alberto-Burgos is suspected to have participated in the 1997 murder of his ex-girlfriend, whose remains were found on a Barcelona highway. 

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.”

12/28/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced new measures to ensure that individuals being held by state or local law enforcement on immigration detainers are properly notified about their potential removal from the country and are made aware of their rights.
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.
07/29/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez, aka “Terror,” a 20-year-old El Salvadoran national illegally present in the United States, was one the 10 Most Wanted Fugitives in Texas. He is wanted in connection with two murders in the Houston area.

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..."""
03/20/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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This report will be issued weekly to highlight jurisdictions that choose not to cooperate with ICE detainers or requests for notification, therefore potentially endangering Americans.

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.

01/09/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Alain Paul DeCock, a 58-year-old Belgian man who murdered both his parents in northern Virginia with a .22 caliber rifle in 1982 was removed to his home country Tuesday by officers with ICE's ERO.

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.

08/15/2017
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

ERO deportation officers escorted Robert John Dando, a 53-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom, as he departed the United States via a commercial flight from Washington Dulles International Airport to Heathrow Airport in London.

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.
10/25/2019
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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A citizen of the Russian Federation, who was convicted of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government, was removed from the U.S. Friday, pursuant to a judicial removal order, by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

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.
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.

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.
12/19/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
David Guzman-Urias aka El Directo, an El Salvadoran national wanted for aggravated homicide in his home country, was removed from the United States Tuesday and turned over to El Salvadoran law enforcement officials by officers from ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
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.

04/02/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Providing quality health care to detainees in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) custody is an important and challenging task - one that Assistant Director for ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) Dr. Jon Krohmer takes very seriously.
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.
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.

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