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01/04/2011
Sedalia, MO
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. ICE began using a federal information-sharing capability in Pettis County 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. This capability is part of Secure Communities...
01/04/2011
Saint Louisville, OH
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Licking County, Ohio, 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.
01/05/2011
Orlando, FL
Enforcement and Removal
Ronald Smith, 51, a citizen of Jamaica who was previously deported, was sentenced Wednesday to 54 months in federal prison, following an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Florida Highway Patrol and the Social Security Administration.
01/06/2011
Charleston, WV
Enforcement and Removal
Two Mexican nationals, who had previously been deported from the United States, each pleaded guilty in unrelated cases on Jan. 5 in federal court to illegally reentering the country. Both convictions stem from police traffic stops, and both investigations were jointly conducted with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
01/06/2011
Indianapolis, IN
Enforcement and Removal
A five-time deported criminal alien, who also brandished a firearm during a local robbery, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to more than nine years in prison.
01/07/2011
Sacramento, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Authorities announced Friday that the number felony prosecutions in the Eastern District of California in fiscal year 2010 for illegal re-entry after deportation hit their highest level in at least 12 years.
01/09/2011
Hartford, CT
Enforcement and Removal

An Soon Kim, 52, was arrested by ICE HSI special agents based in Hartford. She was arrested at the Mohegan Sun Casino pursuant to an active arrest warrant. Kim is wanted for engaging in a wide-ranging human trafficking ring operating throughout the northeastern United States.

01/11/2011
Salina, KS
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in Saline County 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.
01/11/2011
Madison, WI
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in all Wisconsin 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.
01/13/2011
Sacramento, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Since its activation in Sacramento County a year ago, the biometric information-sharing capability deployed as part of the Secure Communities initiative has resulted in the identification and removal of more than 460 convicted criminal aliens from the United States who were encountered by local law enforcement in Sacramento County.
01/14/2011
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement since Jan. 6 passed away on Jan. 13 at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center as a result of natural causes.
01/14/2011
Alexandria, VA
Enforcement and Removal
The garbage truck driver in a July 2008 fatal collision with a bicyclist in Washington, D.C., was sentenced to 31 months in prison for illegally re-entering the United States after being removed because he was convicted of an aggravated felony.
01/15/2011
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed Branko Popic, who served in the army of the breakaway Republic of Srpska during the July 1995 Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
01/18/2011
Columbus, OH
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Athens County 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.
01/21/2011
Grand Rapids, MI
Enforcement and Removal
More than 70 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators are facing deportation and criminal charges following a four-day enforcement operation in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan.
01/24/2011
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Four Mexican nationals were convicted of re-entering the United States after being previously deported by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
01/25/2011
Atlanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal
With the expansion of the biometric information sharing capability to Henry, Rockdale and Spalding counties, ICE is using this capability in 13 Georgia jurisdictions, including Clayton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Fulton, Muscogee, Hall, Whitfield, Cherokee and Forsyth counties.
01/25/2011
Yuba City, CA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, five northern California counties - Colusa, Nevada, Plumas, Sutter and Tehama - became the latest in the state to benefit from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) federal information-sharing capability 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.
01/25/2011
Postville, IA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Hardin County 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.
01/26/2011
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Across the world, fugitives evade law enforcement by fleeing countries where they've committed crimes. Since August 2010, ICE's Fugitive Alien Removal Program has removed 27 individuals from the United States who were wanted overseas.
01/31/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) office in Philadelphia arrested 44 foreign nationals, 21 with criminal convictions, during a five-day enforcement action throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware targeting convicted criminal aliens who have violated U.S. immigration law.
02/01/2011
Bishop, CA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, six northern California counties-including Inyo, Amador, Calaveras, Glenn, Modoc and San Benito-became the latest in the state to benefit from a U.S. ICE federal information-sharing capability that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States...
02/01/2011
Easton, MD
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. ICE began using a federal information sharing capability in Dorchester and Talbot 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.This capability is part of Secure Communities...
02/01/2011
Orange, CA
Enforcement and Removal
A Honduran national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since Jan. 12 passed away on Jan. 31 due to cardiac arrest at the University of California Irvine (UCI) Medical Center.
02/01/2011
Ashtabula, OH
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Ashtabula and Jefferson 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.

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