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03/16/2012
Raleigh, NC
Operational
Tommie Rand Pierce was sentenced to more than four years in prison for impersonating a federal agent Thursday following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Pierce defrauded aliens by leading them to believe he was a federal agent with authority within ICE to obtain approval of immigration applications.
03/20/2012
Israel, Israel
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"When you sit down with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Deputy Director Kumar Kibble, he'll tell you ""bad guys don't respect our borders, and we need international partnerships to keep up with them."" He makes this statement on the heels of a recent trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority."
03/21/2012
Newark, NJ
Operational
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that Andrew McLees has been selected to assume command as the agency's top investigator in New Jersey.
03/26/2012
Buffalo, NY
Operational
Tricia Griffith, 37, formerly of Niagara Falls, N.Y., admitted taking her child from a residence in Niagara Falls to Jamaica in June 2010. The defendant left the area without the knowledge of the child's father and in violation of a court order of custody issued previously by a Niagara County Supreme Court judge.
03/27/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
With 71 offices in 47 countries, many U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents serve in dangerous locations, often exposing themselves to a variety of threats.
03/28/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
A former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employee pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking part in a fraud scheme involving more than $295,000 in government money.
03/29/2012
New York, NY
Operational
Approximately three dozen men and women were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conducting illegal betting via the Dominican National Lottery. These arrests come as a result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the Rockland County Intelligence Center (RCIC).
03/30/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational

Federal and state law enforcement officers including ICE HSI special agents, prosecutors and victim advocates were recognized March 30 by the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office for their service and commitment to the protection of children through Maryland's Project Safe Childhood and Human Trafficking Task Force.

04/02/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers will be presented this year's Excellence in Federal Career awards Friday, May 4, by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) at the 45th Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony in Maryland.
04/06/2012
Boston, MA
Operational
A Minnesota man was charged today in federal court with hacking a protected computer and obtaining personal information of his co-workers. The charge is the result of an investigation being conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/16/2012
Washington, DC
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HSI Executive Associate Director James A. Dinkins was elected chair of the World Customs Organization's enforcement committee at its four-day meeting last month in Brussels, Belgium. The committee was established in 1983 to develop strategies to combat customs offenses.
04/19/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
On April 16, Jesus Blas-Perea of Riverdale, Md., was arrested by HSI Baltimore special agents and PGPD officers and detectives on a state felony arrest warrant issued by Harris County, Texas for first degree murder.
04/23/2012
San Diego, CA
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Women play a significant role in law enforcement, and for the past six years, ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has helped female law enforcement officers in southern California promote training and camaraderie at the annual San Diego Women in Law Enforcement Firearms Training Conference and Pistol Invitational.
04/27/2012
Phoenix, AZ
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Two special agents assigned to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Arizona were honored Thursday by the acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona as part of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
05/02/2012
Nogales, AZ
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You'll find them in Arizona's most remote areas, brandishing firearms and bullet-proof vests. They are on the hunt for weapons traffickers or drug smugglers. But they're not law enforcement officers. They are bandit crews - criminals - who will do anything to make a profit,which often means murdering and stealing from other criminals in the desert.
05/02/2012
Holton, ME
Operational
Joseph Wright was taken into custody early this morning in connection with the discovery of two bodies, including Wright's mother, in Saugus, Mass., yesterday. Wright was taken into custody as he attempted to cross the U.S.-Canada border.
05/08/2012
San Juan , PR
Operational
Rafael Ortiz-Cedra, a 32-year-old Puerto Rican fugitive wanted by the Puerto Rico Police Department for drug trafficking, was arrested Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) at the Monte Hatillo public housing project in San Juan.
05/14/2012
Washington, DC
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton joined ICE employees at ICE's Washington, D.C., headquarters Monday to honor the agency's officers and agents who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.
05/22/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
Markos Baghdasarian, the president of a South Carolina-based firm specializing in synthesized motor oils, was arrested Saturday for exporting goods from the United States to Iran without the required U.S. Department of the Treasury licenses, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Department of Commerce...
05/23/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
Alan Verschleisser, 66, and James Robinson, 41, both of Baltimore, pleaded guilty to their participation in the conspiracy and were sentenced to three years in prison and 33 months in prison.
05/23/2012
Newark, NJ
Operational
Twenty-four individuals were charged Wednesday as part of an international car theft ring responsible for the exportation of stolen vehicles to various West African countries. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
05/25/2012
Washington, DC
Operational

May 24, 2012 — ICE deports former Bosnian-Serb police commander tied to Srebrenica genocide

This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers deported Dejan Radojkovic, a former Bosnian-Serb police commander.

05/31/2012
Washington, DC
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ICE's Office of Public Affairs began the ICE Citizens' Academy to provide members of the general public with an inside look at ICE and how the agency enforces immigration and customs laws. Over the course of nine weeks, a total of 19 individuals met once a week in one of two locations in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
06/05/2012
Washington, DC
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could soon have 78 new employees. As part of the fiscal year 2013 budget, Congress is considering transitioning US-VISIT program employees between ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
06/17/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
As the second largest federal law enforcement agency, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and special agents stay busy investigating trans-border crimes and enforcing civil immigration laws to ensure homeland security and public safety.

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