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11/21/2011
Washington, DC
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More than 70 countries participated in the pilot program, which took place from Nov. 1, 2010 to April 30, 2011.
11/22/2011
Cartagena, Colombia
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Last week, ICE and U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) -- in coordination with the Colombian National Police -- held a conference to promote the exchange of knowledge and skills in support of joint international efforts to combat transnational criminal organizations.

11/30/2011
Ft. Benning, GA
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They serve warrants under hazardous conditions. They secure the airspace over the Super Bowl in Blackhawk helicopters. They go undercover to dismantle drug trafficking organizations. The work of special response team (SRT) members is often grueling and so is the training they undergo at Georgia's Ft. Benning.
12/07/2011
New York, NY
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The Asian American Council honored James T. Hayes, Jr., special agent in charge (SAC) of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York. Hayes received the 27th annual 'Federal Officer of the Year Award' at its annual inaugural ceremony on Nov. 18, 2011.
12/07/2011
Orlando, FL
Operational

The six individuals from Moldova, Russia and Ukraine had worked together in a commercial sex business that sought to make money by providing sexual services and other services for money in Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Michigan and Massachusetts. They were found guilty Tuesday of federal crimes including conspiracy, traveling in interstate and foreign...

12/16/2011
Indianapolis, IN
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Reporters toured the ICE HSI Mobile Processing Vehicle which is equipped with four booking stations where ICE HSI agents can interview and process subjects.

12/20/2011
Washington, DC
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Julian Zapata Espinoza has been extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges for his alleged participation in the murder of ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE HSI Special Agent Victor Avila on Feb. 15, 2011, in Mexico.
12/21/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Operational
Oytun Ayse Mihalik, a Turkish citizen who resides in Orange County, Calif., was indicted Wednesday for providing material support to terrorists by sending money to Pakistan to help fund attacks against American military personnel.
01/06/2012
Miami, FL
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Spanish authorities believe Abdel Roca Teijelo used an ax to kill his employer and constructed a sarcophagus to hide the body.
01/09/2012
El Paso, TX
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A cook at an area fast-food restaurant remains in federal custody after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents arrested him Dec. 27 for illegally re-entering the country after being deported.
01/17/2012
Washington, DC
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A contractor who previously conducted work for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme in which he fraudulently received more than $50,000 in government money.
01/18/2012
Williston, VT
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A human smuggling ring was underway in Austin, Texas. The victims were illegal aliens, taken from their home country without their consent. Human smugglers were holding them ransom until family members paid exorbitant smuggling fees.
01/20/2012
New Haven, CT
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Special Agent Rod Khattabi, a veteran special agent assigned to ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New Haven was honored today by U.S. Attorney David B. Fein, District of Connecticut, in recognition of his leadership to protecting children from sexual abuse and exploitation.
02/06/2012
Washington, DC
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As part of the agency's ongoing detention reform and other enforcement-related initiatives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced its first Public Advocate, ICE Senior Advisor Andrew Lorenzen-Strait.
02/10/2012
Seattle, WA
Operational
A Bellingham man was sentenced Friday to a year in prison and three years of supervised release for attempting to sell a stolen government document that detailed the location of cameras and sensors along the U.S. and Canadian border.
02/13/2012
San Angelo, TX
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations special agents, along with Deputy U.S. Marshals from the North Texas Fugitive Task Force, arrested Michael Mack, a fugitive who was featured on America's Most Wanted.
02/13/2012
Orlando, FL
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A Mexican citizen, illegally residing in Ocoee, Fla., pleaded guilty Monday to charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition by an illegal alien and making a false statement to a federal agency.
02/15/2012
Washington, DC
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Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. On this sad anniversary, we look back to mourn the loss, but also to remember the courageous and honorable man that he was.
02/15/2012
Detroit, MI
Operational
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called 'underwear bomber,' was sentenced today to life in prison as a result of his guilty plea to all eight counts of a federal indictment charging him for his role in the attempted Christmas Day 2009 bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253.
02/22/2012
Minot, ND
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Air Force's Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Detachment 228 awarded a rare honor to a local special-needs man Marcus Cox on Wednesday.
02/28/2012
Miami, FL
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) forged important partnerships during a recent training course the agency's Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) Office of International Affairs (OIA) hosted for a delegation of law enforcement partners from Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
03/01/2012
Atlanta, GA
Operational
Three Atlanta-area men have been convicted of armed robbery, drug trafficking and using a firearm in connection with their crimes following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI and the Gwinnett County Police Department.
03/02/2012
Dallas, TX
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David M. Marwell oversees 128 counties in North Texas and the state of Oklahoma.
03/05/2012
Los Angeles, CA
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Successful investigations stem from partnerships between law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. That was the case when a Redondo Beach police detective rang a Los Angeles-based Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent on Feb. 28.
03/13/2012
Washington, DC
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Employees and visitors to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) headquarters in Washington, D.C., can now take a brief walk back in time to learn about the agency's history and its evolution to today. With the snip of a ribbon, ICE Director John Morton officially opened the ICE Gallery March 13.

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