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04/17/2018
Cedar Rapids, IA
Enforcement and Removal

Benjamin Aguilar-Ramirez, 35, who resided in Waterloo, Iowa, pleaded guilty to the charges Jan. 11. 

03/09/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. ICE began using a federal information-sharing capability in Benton, Black Hawk, Johnson, Linn and Woodbury counties 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.
05/03/2019
Cedar Rapids, IA
Enforcement and Removal

Cesar Solovi-Valle, 33, an illegal alien from Guatemala and residing in Decorah, Iowa, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge C.J. Williams to a combined term of eight months in federal prison on one count each of unlawfully using identification documents and illegally re-entering the United States.

06/20/2011
Canton, OH
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Tuesday began using a federal information-sharing capability as part of the Secure Communities program in Auglaize, Carroll, Columbiana, Erie, Holmes, Medina and Mercer counties.
10/29/2018
Camden, NJ
Enforcement and Removal

A Salvadoran man previously convicted for sexually assaulting a child was sentenced to 18 months in prison Monday for failing to register as a sex offender after unlawfully returning to the United States and traveling to New Jersey. The sentencing follows a multiagency investigation, which included U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

06/08/2018
Cairo, Egypt
Enforcement and Removal

Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General and the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility were notified of the incident.

10/05/2016
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Juan Macario Bautista-Martinez, 23, was transferred by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office at the Brownsville, Texas, port of entry. Bautista-Martinez is charged in an arrest warrant issued in 2012 with a double homicide committed in Oaxaca, Mexico, in April 2010. 

11/16/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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A former lawful permanent resident, who was once an enlisted member of the U.S. Navy, was deported Wednesday to Panama. He had killed two people during a 1977 hostage standoff at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The man was escorted from Buffalo, N.Y., to Panama by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
10/24/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A citizen and national of Mexico, pleaded guilty to re-entry of a removed alien. The charge carries a maximum sentence of two years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
06/11/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Roohid Hakimi, 29, is accused of attempted murder, careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes and unauthorized possession of a firearm. The charges stem from an alleged 2011 restaurant shooting in Vaughan, Ontario, that left one man injured.
02/26/2008
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
Eleven fugitive operations teams made 225 arrests in: New York, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Missouri. Of the 52 aliens arrested by ICE's Buffalo Fugitive Operations Team, 21 were fugitives, and 22 were aliens with criminal convictions. The arrests took place in Binghamton (30 arrests) and Syracuse (22 arrests).
09/21/2016
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Mynor Guillermo Pinto-Lopez , 35, was repatriated on board an ICE Air flight that originated in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. After arriving in Guatemala City, ERO officers transferred Pinto-Lopez to the custody of Guatemalan law enforcement.

12/14/2016
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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According to Guatemalan authorities, Pedro Lopez-Raymundo, 27, is accused of attempted murder.

04/03/2017
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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When he is not working on his ERO field operations team, Szwed and his beloved German shepherd, Nitro, are volunteers for the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Paws for Love program in Buffalo, New York.

10/26/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of illegal entry after having been already ordered deported on two prior occasions. This investigation is being conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
12/12/2016
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Frigid temperatures and snow gusts were no obstacle for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Buffalo honor guard team who presented the colors during the national anthem Sunday at the Buffalo Bills game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

06/26/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Sergio Gallardo-Sanchez, 33, was escorted by ERO officers to the Brownsville Port of Entry in Texas and turned over to Mexican law-enforcement authorities early Friday.
10/25/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican man pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after having been already ordered deported on a prior occasion. He was then sentenced to time served and one year supervised release.
06/25/2018
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal

The enforcement actions were conducted in accordance with routine, daily target operations carried out by ICE Fugitive Operations Teams with the intent to arrest criminal aliens and other individuals who are in violation of our nation’s immigration laws. The arrests took place in Albany County (14) Delaware County (3) Erie County (6) Genesee County (3) Lewis County (1) Madison County (1) Monroe County (2) Onondaga County (1) Ontario County (5) Saratoga County (2) Schenectady County (1) and Wayne County (1).

12/07/2011
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A citizen and national of Mexico, Valentin Cruz-Santos, was sentenced to time served after pleading guilty to the charge of illegal re-entry after deportation. The investigation was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
12/26/2017
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Hebert Veloza Garcia, 50, a former leader of Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia or AUC, was deported via ICE Air Operations under escort by ERO deportation officers. Veloza Garcia was transferred into ERO custody from the Bureau of Prisons in October 2016, after serving more than eight years in federal prison. He is wanted by Colombian officials for forced displacement and threats. Veloza admitted in Colombian court that he ordered or personally participated in the killing of dozens while leading the AUC.

01/18/2018
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Criminal convictions of those arrested included: felony grand larceny, firearms possession, drug possession, child endangerment, abuse, driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, and forgery.

02/08/2016
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Enforcement and Removal
Carlo Figueroa-Macedo, who entered the United States in 1977 as a lawful immigrant, was ordered removed by an immigration judge in August 2011. Figueroa-Macedo’s lawful status was revoked based on his criminal convictions involving moral turpitude.
05/27/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A fugitive alien wanted on aggravated murder charges in Mexico was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
10/27/2011
Brownsville, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A south Texas jury convicted immigration center detainee Kemar Ramon James on Thursday for assaulting and obstructing a federal agent. The case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).

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