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01/23/2014
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Under the escort of ERO officers, Pawel Wojciech Chrzanovski, 25, departed Wednesday on a commercial flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, and was turned over to law enforcement officials in Poland Jan. 23.
06/17/2015
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
The arrests were made in the following six states: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Kansas and Missouri. The 272 men and eight women arrested are from 22 countries.
04/21/2016
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Sergio Mendez-Guillen, 57, was repatriated April 21 via an ICE charter flight to Guatemala City.
08/14/2013
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Senakiewicz pleaded guilty in Cook County Circuit Court Nov. 6 and was sentenced to four years in prison.
10/15/2014
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Romeo Mihov Ruskov, 48, was removed Oct. 14 from Chicago via commercial aircraft under ERO escort, arriving in Sofia, Bulgaria, Oct. 15. Ruskov is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice related to his conviction for raping a minor in Bulgaria. He was transferred to the custody of Bulgarian law enforcement authorities to serve an outstanding four-year prison sentence for this conviction.
01/29/2013
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
As part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, 51 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested last week during a four-day operation in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana.
08/29/2018
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following states: Illinois (134), Indiana (52), Kansas (43), Kentucky (60), Missouri (42) and Wisconsin (33). Of the 364 arrested, 187 had criminal convictions. Eighteen women and 346 men were arrested.

06/07/2012
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
As part of ICE's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, 44 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested during a five-day operation in the greater Chicago area.
11/03/2017
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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On Sept. 8, 2017, Jose Antonio Cordova-Rodriguez, 33, was arrested outside his Chicago residence by special agents and officers with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Chicago, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), and the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. 

09/25/2018
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal

During this operation, ERO officers made arrests in the following 14 Wisconsin counties: Brown (9), Dane (20), Door (2), Eau Claire (4), Kewaunee (4), Marathon (6), Milwaukee (15), Oconto (1), Outagamie (3), Racine (1), Rock (5), Taylor (7), Trempealeau (4) and Waukesha (2). Of the 83 arrested, 44 had criminal convictions. Six women and 77 men were arrested.

02/26/2008
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
Eleven fugitive operations teams made 225 arrests in: Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, New York, Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri. In Chicago, four teams comprised of ICE officers and members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force fanned out across the city and surrounding areas and arrested 30 fugitive aliens, including 24 males and six females.
05/06/2015
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Imran Farooq Mandhai, 32, pleaded guilty in August 2002 in the Southern District of Florida to conspiring to bomb electrical power stations and a National Guard Armory as part of a jihad mission in the United States.
09/20/2012
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
Dariusz Wietocha, a Polish national who is wanted in his home country for manslaughter, was deported and turned over to Polish law enforcement officials Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
09/07/2011
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Ivan Hernandez-Barroso, a fugitive who was wanted for allegedly killing a woman who refused to dance with him at a party, was deported Tuesday to Mexico where he faces homicide charges. This removal was conducted by agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
05/04/2014
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
These deportations were conducted by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Chicago. Armando Ramirez-Vazquez, 32, and Jesus Gloria-Arreaga, 47, were removed to Mexico May 2 via government charter flight from Chicago and turned over to the custody of the Mexican Attorney General's Office. Ramirez-Vazquez is wanted in Mexico for homicide and robbery based on a warrant issued in the Mexican state of Michoacán in 2000.
06/25/2008
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
During the five-day operation, which ended June 24, ICE Fugitive Operations Team members arrested illegal aliens in Chicago, Highland Park, Waukegan, Highwood, and other cities in the metropolitan area. Twenty-five of those arrested were fugitives; 18 were immigration violators encountered by ICE officers during their targeted arrests. Of the 43 apprehended, 20 have previous criminal convictions in addition to their administrative immigration violations.
06/17/2016
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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This operation, which began May 9 and concluded Monday, is the latest effort by ICE to arrest and remove convicted criminal aliens. The arrests were made in the following six states: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Kansas and Missouri.

09/30/2019
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
During this enforcement surge, ICE officers made arrests in the following states: Illinois (28), Indiana (14), Kansas (22), Kentucky (12), Missouri (10) and Wisconsin (11). Three women and 94 men were arrested.
06/11/2019
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal

Aliens arrested during this operation are from the following 14 countries:  Benin (1), Cuba (1), Ecuador (3), El Salvador (3), Guatemala (26), Honduras (7), Jordan (1), Mexico (92), Micronesia (1), Moldova (1), Nicaragua (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1) and South Korea (1).

07/10/2012
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
Slawomir Grymuza, a Polish national who is wanted in his home country for racketeering, extortion and battery, was deported and turned over to Polish law enforcement officials Tuesday by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
09/12/2012
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
As part of U.S. ICE's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, 37 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested during a three-day operation in the Chicago area.
03/05/2015
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
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Alain Painchaud, 46, of Sasseville, Québec, was repatriated to Canada via ground transportation from Chicago and turned over to the custody of Canadian authorities at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel.
01/10/2018
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal

During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following Illinois cities and towns: Chicago (9), Cicero (4), Hoffman Estates (1), Palatine (4), Park City (1), Rolling Meadows (2) and Round Lake Beach (1). All those arrested were men between the ages of 20 and 53.

01/23/2013
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
A Lithuanian national, who was convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the 2005 beating death of University of Illinois at Chicago student Tombol Malik, was deported Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
08/27/2010
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
This Midwest operation is part of a series of similar Cross Check operations around the country. In total, ICE has arrested 2,064 convicted criminals, fugitives and aliens around the country

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