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03/28/2008
Grand Island, NE
Enforcement and Removal
Most of those arrested - 15 - are from Guatemala; eight are from Mexico; one is from El Salvador; and one is from Iran. Eighteen of those arrested are men; seven are women.
09/28/2016
GRAND ISLAND, NE
Enforcement and Removal

A Guatemalan man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island, Nebraska.

10/10/2018
Glynco, GA
Enforcement and Removal
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ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers are among the most highly trained federal law enforcement officers in the United States. But who teaches them to be deportation officers?

06/26/2008
Garden City, KS
Enforcement and Removal
The fugitive operations team based in Kansas City, Mo., made 33 arrests in Garden City and 15 arrests in Dodge City, Kan. Those arrested are from the following countries: El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Vietnam.
08/04/2008
Ft. Myers, FL
Enforcement and Removal
During the five-day operation, which concluded Friday, ICE detention and removal officers and Lee and Collier County Sheriff's officers arrested 55 fugitives and seven immigration violators. Fifteen of those arrested had criminal histories that spanned from aggravated assault, battery, DUI, DUI hit and run, resisting officer without violence, burglary, weapons offenses, cocaine possession and larceny.
06/12/2012
Fresno, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Gutierrez-Valenzuela was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for illegally reentering the country following deportation. Gutierrez-Valenzuela was deported from the United States in 1995. He had a 24-year criminal record in California that included convictions for firearm charges, drug possession and drug trafficking.
06/24/2015
Frankfurt, Germany
Enforcement and Removal
Jurgen and Bernhard Striegel were transferred into the custody of the German Federal Police upon their arrival in Germany June 17. According to an Interpol arrest warrant, both men participated in a vehicle fraud scheme that defrauded several banks out of approximately $2.76 million in U.S. currency.
03/27/2017
Fort Worth, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Twenty-three of those arrested have criminal convictions for driving while intoxicated, two have multiple DWI convictions, and one of those convicted of DWI was given an enhanced sentence for driving with a 15-year-old minor at the time. Four of those arrested have criminal convictions for possessing a controlled substance.

12/19/2017
Fort Worth, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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A 30-year-old Mexican national, Juan Eduardo Meraz-Flores, serving his third stint in federal prison for entering the United States illegally, has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a Fort Worth auto shop owner in 2007.

09/15/2015
Florence, AZ
Enforcement and Removal
Juan Garcia-Hernandez, 39, was taken into ICE custody Aug. 27 after his stay of removal expired. He collapsed Monday afternoon outside the Florence Detention Center medical unit following a meeting with members of the facility’s medical staff. Efforts by Florence personnel and emergency responders to revive Garcia were unsuccessful. An autopsy is pending.
04/05/2019
Florence, AZ
Enforcement and Removal

Following his release from the Maricopa County Jail on February 26, 2019, Abel Reyes-Clemente, 54, was transferred to ICE custody after serving jail time on a misdemeanor conviction for driving under the influence. Relevant records indicate Mr. Reyes had been repatriated five times, most recently in 2008.

01/28/2015
Fairfax, VA
Enforcement and Removal
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Edwar Alvarez-Garcia, 29, of El Salvador, illegally entered the United States near Laredo, Texas, in 2001.
05/20/2015
Fairfax, VA
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO Washington’s removal team escorted Alin Tomescu on flights from Washington Dulles International Airport in Fairfax to Bucharest Otopeni International Airport in Otopeni, Romania. On Tuesday, upon his arrival in Romania, ERO officers turned him over to the custody of Romanian law enforcement authorities.

10/20/2015
Fairfax, VA
Enforcement and Removal
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Upon his arrival in El Salvador, ERO officers transferred Jose Ricardo Portillo-Morales, 28, to the custody of the Policia Nacional Civil (PNC), El Salvador’s national police. Portillo-Morales is allegedly a member of “Lil Cycos Salvatruchas” (GLCS), a clique of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang.
12/09/2014
Fairfax, VA
Enforcement and Removal
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Julio Cesar Miranda-Minero, 33, of El Salvador, illegally entered the United States near Nogales, Arizona, in 2007.
05/07/2012
Escondido, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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ICE's partnerships with local law enforcement agencies in northern San Diego Country have resulted in the arrest of more than 1,000 criminal aliens and immigration violators over the last two years. The majority of these arrests occurred in Escondido, Ca...
06/16/2018
Eloy, AZ
Enforcement and Removal

A Vietnamese national, who was in the custody of ICE died Tuesday morning at the Banner Casa Grande Medical Center in Casa Grande, Arizona. An autopsy is pending to determine the official cause of death.

05/21/2015
Eloy, AZ
Enforcement and Removal
Jose de Jesus Deniz-Sahagun, 31, was transferred to ICE custody May 18 following his arrest three days earlier by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the port of entry in Douglas.
12/18/2018
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal

On Monday, December 17th, an ICE ERO IAO flight departed El Paso, Texas carrying 36 Cambodian nationals, of whom 34 are criminals, to their home country of Cambodia in accordance with their final orders of removal.

02/21/2018
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Gonzalo “El Chano” Juarez-Limon, 48, was turned over to Mexican authorities at the international boundary on top of El Paso’s Stanton International Bridge. He is wanted in Mexico for the 1996 murder of Manuel Monrroy Islas, according to a Mexican arrest warrant.

07/11/2013
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
The first 2013 repatriation flight of 133 Mexican nationals departed El Paso International Airport July 11.
11/01/2017
El Paso, TX
Human Rights Violators

Retired Lt. Col. Oscar Gomez Cifuentes, 53, was implicated in five killings in Colombia that allegedly occurred while he was the commander of Infantry Battalion 43 Efrain Rojas Acevedo.  These allegations relate to a disputed report stating that five persons were killed by the battalion during a confrontation at a Colombia ranch in November 2007.

01/06/2015
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Agustin Gomez Fernandez, 55, and Francisco Javier Figueroa Martinez, 27, were handed over to Mexican law enforcement officials at El Paso’s Stanton Bridge Port of Entry.
04/08/2016
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Rafael Barcenas-Padilla, 50, had been hospitalized since March 16 when he was admitted for treatment of possible pneumonia. He was treated in the hospital’s intensive care unit where he received constant monitoring.
10/11/2017
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jesus Guitron-Aguilera, 56, who has been wanted by ICE since 2010, was removed aboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE Air Operations (IAO) Unit.

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