United States Flag
Official Website of the Department of Homeland Security

Report Crimes: Email or Call 1-866-DHS-2-ICE

mobile search image

News Releases


  • Email icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • Print icon

All News Releases

Search Help:

The displayed items are limited to the latest 1,250 news releases that match your filter criteria. Please try narrowing your filter criteria by date, topic or location if you do not find the news release you are seeking.

Boston, MA
Enforcement and Removal

ICE's ERO Boston served an arrest warrant for a Brazilian national after his arrest June 22 by the Barnstable County Sheriff’s office on charges of rape, assault and battery and solicitation of a felony.

Houston, TX
Child Exploitation

Martin Mejia Ramos, aka Ricardo Morales Rodriguez and Martin Jose Romes-Ramirez, pleaded guilty May 10, 2019, to illegally reentering the United States following an aggravated felony conviction.

Salt Lake City, UT
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

According to Honduran officials, Marco Antonio Argueta-Rubio, 23, allegedly forced a 13-year-old girl into his vehicle, transported her to a motel and raped her. In June 2016, Argueta-Rubio was apprehended in the Texas Rio Grande Valley while attempting to illegally enter the United States. In July, Honduran officials issued a warrant of arrest for Argueta-Rubio after he failed to report for court proceedings.

Phoenix, AZ
Enforcement and Removal

Melvy Edgardo Amaya, 32, was transferred to the custody of Salvadoran immigration officials by ERO officers at Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in El Salvador. Amaya is named in an arrest warrant issued July 24, 2009, by a judge in San Salvador.

Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon
Oscar Avila-Osorio, 24, is wanted in his home country for raping a minor and was the subject of an Interpol notice.
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Carolina Aguilar Rodriguez, 47, who illegally resided in Conroe, Texas, admitted she purchased prescription drugs from individuals who were not licensed wholesale distributors, and knowing they had covertly and illegally entered the United States from El Salvador and Mexico.

Wichita, KS

Azucena Garcia-Ferniza, 22, a citizen of Mexico, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a firearm while unlawfully in the United States. In her plea, she admitted that on May 7, 2015, she unlawfully possessed a Glock model 30 .45-caliber pistol. Her visitor’s visa had expired in February 1998.

Tampa, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud

According to court documents, Jose Avianeda-Espinoza, 44, a citizen of Mexico, fraudulently used a U.S. citizen’s identity for nearly 17 years to obtain a number of government identifications and to avoid deportation.

Los Angeles, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

The WPFG is a biennial Olympic-style athletic event held over a period of 11 days with competitions in more than 60 sports, open to active and retired law enforcement and fire service personnel from around the world.

New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

Mwando Lloyd Pryce, 31, was admitted to the U.S. legally with a nonimmigrant visa in August 2009 with authorization to remain in the United States until Feb. 7, 2010. Pryce failed to depart the United States as required. In August 2015, Interpol issued a Red Notice for Pryce, for crimes committed while he was Police Constable in Jamaica.

Williston, VT
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Law Enforcement Support Center Operations Unit Mentoring Team recently received the Excellence in Government Award from the Vermont Federal Executive Association.

San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Two men from El Salvador, both wanted on separate murder charges, were deported on Thursday by officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
Oklahoma City, OK
Enforcement and Removal
Thirty fugitive or convicted criminal aliens were arrested in or around Oklahoma City, or around Guymon, Oklahoma, during a four-day initiative that ended Sunday, and was conducted by local officers from ICE ERO.
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon
Carlos Alejandro Hernandez, 23, was encountered July 11 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection near Rio Grande Valley, Texas, after he illegally crossed the border into the United States. On Oct. 5 an immigration judge ordered him removed from the United States.
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
During the two-week operation, which concluded Friday, ICE deportation officers located and arrested 332 immigration violators. The breakdown of the arrests by county are as follows: (147) in Miami-Dade, (104) in Broward and (81) in Palm Beach.
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers deported a man wanted in Mexico for possessing a firearm and jumping bail Thursday.
Victorville, CA
Enforcement and Removal
A Mexican national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Sunday morning at Victor Valley Community Hospital where he had been undergoing treatment for pneumonia.
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal
Jesus Gabriel Ibarra-Espinoza, 41, was arrested Aug. 12 in Centennial, Colorado, by ERO’s Denver Fugitive Operations Team.
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon
Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, who is a native and citizen of Lebanon, admitted Aug.11, 2014, in immigration court proceedings that he repeatedly provided false and misleading testimony and submissions in order to obtain status in the United States.
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon
Jorge Amauri Domingos-Nascimento, 52, departed on a commercial flight from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport under ICE escort Monday night; he arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday morning, and was turned over to Brazilian authorities without incident.
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
Image Icon
Upon arrival, the suspect was turned over to officials from the El Salvadoran Civilian National Police (PNC).
Detroit, MI
Enforcement and Removal
Aliaksandr Stashynski, 30, who served a 9-month federal prison sentence, was removed from the United States and turned over to Belarusian authorities at the Minsk International Airport.
Columbia, SC
Enforcement and Removal
With the expansion of the use of biometric information sharing to these three counties, ICE is using this capability in 32 South Carolina jurisdictions. Across the country, ICE is using this capability in 1,400 jurisdictions in 43 states and territories.
Madison, WI
Enforcement and Removal
A criminal alien, who had been previously deported to Mexico, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to two years in prison for illegally re-entering the United States. This sentence resulted from an investigation conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
A total of 31 individuals, including nearly two dozen criminal aliens, were taken into custody during an enforcement operation carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in San Diego last week.