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08/24/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jesus Ruben Moncada, 33, was taken into custody on administrative immigration violations at his Los Angeles residence by members of ICE's Joint Criminal Alien Removal Task Force (JCART) and officers on the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force.
08/25/2008
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
During the operation, which concluded Friday, ICE fugitive operations teams arrested 44 fugitives and five immigration violators. Five of those arrested had criminal histories that spanned from lewd acts on child under 16, driving under the influence, drug possession, weapons charges and prostitution Thirty-one individuals arrested remain in ICE custody and 18 were released on ICE supervision for humanitarian reasons concerning child care issues.
08/26/2008
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
ICE special agents executed a federal criminal search warrant yesterday at Howard Industries, Inc., an electric transformer manufacturing facility, for evidence relating to aggravated identity theft, fraudulent use of Social Security numbers and other crimes, as well as a civil search warrant for individuals illegally in the United States.
09/11/2008
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

PHILADELPHIA - A citizen of Italy has been returned to his homeland and turned over to Italian authorities today by officers from the Philadelphia office of detention and removal after completing a 46-month federal prison sentence.

09/15/2008
Washington, DC
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
The items, which included terra cotta cones inscribed in Cuneiform text, a praying god figurine that was once imbedded in a Sumerian temple and coins bearing the likenesses of ancient emperors, are an illustration of the long and varied history of the country now known as Iraq. Remnants of ancient Cuneiform tablets, which were seized by the Customs Service in 2001, were recovered from beneath the ruins of the World Trade Center.
09/18/2008
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal

DENVER - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 59 fugitives and immigration violators throughout Colorado during a five-day initiative targeting immigration absconders which ended Tuesday.

09/26/2008
Oklahoma City, OK
Enforcement and Removal

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Friday that its local teams of officers arrested 63 fugitive aliens and other immigration violators here and in surrounding communities as part of a five-day operation that ended Wednesday.

09/29/2008
San Francisco, CA
Enforcement and Removal

SAN FRANCISCO - More than 1,000 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today following the largest special enforcement operation ever carried out by U.S.

09/29/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Enforcement and Removal

LOS ANGELES - More than 1,000 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today following the largest special enforcement operation ever carried out by U.S.

09/29/2008
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal

SAN DIEGO - More than 1,000 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today following the largest special enforcement operation ever carried out by U.S.

09/29/2008
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal

MIAMI - More than 115 immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested here following a five-day targeted enforcement action last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Miami Fugitive Operations Team.

09/30/2008
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal

NEWARK, NJ - U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today its four New Jersey area fugitive operations teams arrested a total of 76 fugitive aliens and immigration violators during a six-day operation which ended over the weekend.

09/30/2008
Phoenix, AZ
Transnational Gangs
These arrests are the result of Operation Community Shield, a comprehensive initiative launched by ICE in 2005 to disrupt and dismantle transnational violent street gangs. Through Operation Community Shield, the federal government uses its powerful immigration and customs authorities in a coordinated, national campaign against criminal street gangs in the United States.
09/30/2008
Washington, DC
Transnational Gangs
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These arrests are the result of Operation Community Shield, a comprehensive initiative launched by ICE in 2005 to disrupt and dismantle transnational violent street gangs. Through Operation Community Shield, the federal government uses its powerful immigration and customs authorities in a coordinated, national campaign against criminal street gangs in the United States.
09/30/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Transnational Gangs
These arrests are the result of Operation Community Shield, a comprehensive initiative launched by ICE in 2005 to disrupt and dismantle transnational violent street gangs. Through Operation Community Shield, the federal government uses its powerful immigration and customs authorities in a coordinated, national campaign against criminal street gangs in the United States.
10/10/2008
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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DALLAS - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Friday that its local teams of officers arrested 99 fugitive aliens and other immigration violators here and in surrounding communities as part of a five-day operation that ended Thursday.

10/23/2008
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

WASHINGTON, DC - Reflecting the impact of heightened, strategic enforcement efforts, U.S.

10/24/2008
Bloomington, MN
Enforcement and Removal

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fugitive Operations Teams based here arrested 19 fugitive aliens and immigration violators in southern Minnesota during a three-day initiative that ended Thursday.

10/27/2008
Newark, NJ
Enforcement and Removal

NEWARK, NJ - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today its four New Jersey Fugitive Operations Teams arrested a total of 145 fugitive aliens during a nearly two-week long operation that began October 14 and concluded yesterday.

10/27/2008
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

PHILADELPHIA - U.S.

10/27/2008
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

NEW YORK, NY - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 96 fugitives and immigration violators in New York and Long Island during a targeted enforcement, which began on October 14th and concluded October 26th.

11/03/2008
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Ignazio Ingrassia, an Italian national departed the United States without incident, escorted by ICE officers, and was turned over to Italian National Police officials who were waiting for him at Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy. This follows the issuance of a voluntary departure order from a federal immigration judge.

11/07/2008
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal

MIAMI - More than 110 immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested here following a five-day targeted enforcement action last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE's) Miami fugitive operations teams.

11/12/2008
Raleigh, NC
Enforcement and Removal
Wake County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday became the first of four law enforcement agencies in North Carolina to receive new database link that will automatically check the criminal and immigration history of all individuals booked into the jail. This new process provides local officers as much information available about individuals they arrest and help to more efficiently identify criminal aliens for potential removal.
11/18/2008
Charlotte, NC
Enforcement and Removal
The Buncombe, Henderson and Gaston County Sheriffs' Offices yesterday received a new link that will automatically check the criminal and immigration history of all individuals booked into their jails. This new process will provide local officers as much information available about individuals they arrest and help to more efficiently identify criminal aliens for potential removal.

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