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08/16/2016
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
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“From as early as I can remember, I had a drive to become a Special Agent. Although most kids change their childhood dream as they mature, my desire remained,” said SA Schultz, who studied criminal justice, Spanish, and legal studies to prepare herself for the job, including one year in Costa Rica to gain language skills she thought would be beneficial in law enforcement.
09/13/2017
Philadelphia, PA
Child Exploitation
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Charlie, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, is the first and only electronic-detection forensic K9 in Pennsylvania. She was introduced to the community Wednesday during a suburban Philadelphia demonstration.

11/04/2016
Detroit, MI
Child Exploitation
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During a search for evidence, Ruger is led by his handler and uses his sense of smell to locate electronic devices. He ‘indicates’ he has found something by sitting down. Amazingly, he is able to find the exact location of electronic equipment. He is also able to indicate where equipment was previously. He is awarded with his favorite treat: a yellow tennis ball.

07/22/2015
Washington, DC
Operational
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The expanded center will provide ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with enhanced operational and training capabilities in order to meet the growing cyber mission of the agency and increasing workload of criminal cases with a cyber-nexus.
10/14/2016
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
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Initially begun as a pilot initiative in 2013, the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative, or HERO Corps, program has now trained more than 100 former U.S. military members in computer forensics and law enforcement support of online child sexual exploitation cases. In May 2015, the President signed the HERO Act into law, which formalized the program within ICE’s Cyber Crimes Center.

08/16/2016
Nashville, TN
Contraband
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CBP’s training program at the port focuses on helping state and local law enforcement become more familiar with current trends being used by smugglers to bring people or contraband into the United States illegally. Knowledge such as this can be useful during routine side-of-the-road stops as well as in a targeted smuggling operation.

04/02/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

ICE removed Honduran and Nicaraguan nationals with final orders of removal from the United States to their home countries on April 1. On the return flights to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens and LPRs in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

04/01/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

On the return flight to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

03/31/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

ICE removed Colombian nationals with final orders of removal from the United States to their home country March 30. On the return flight to the United States, ICE transported U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

04/10/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

U.S. citizens and LPRs occupied the Space Available seats on flights to the United States from El Salvador, Honduras, Colombia and Nicaragua. On April 7, ICE returned 71 U.S. citizens and LPRs from El Salvador, bringing the total to 1,037 returned since March 22.

06/09/2020
Washington, DC
COVID-19

ICE plans to evaluate COVID-19 testing at the initial two locations before expanding to other ICE detention facilities over the next several months.

03/25/2020
Washington, DC
Operational
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On the return flight to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

03/28/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

On the return flights to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1. In total, ICE brought home 130 US citizens from Honduras on two separate flights, and 127 US citizens from El Salvador.

04/08/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

On the return flight to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

03/18/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

To ensure the welfare and safety of the general public as well as officers and agents in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will temporarily adjust its enforcement posture beginning today, March 18, 2020. ICE's highest priorities are to promote life-saving and public safety activities.

03/26/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

On the return flight to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

04/07/2020
Washington, DC
Operational

On the return flight to the United States, ICE facilitated the transportation of U.S. citizens in accordance with the OMB Circular A-126 and the DHS MD 0020.1.

11/02/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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The purpose of the event was to honor 745 DHS employees from across the country for their extraordinary work and professional excellence. Deputy Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas joined Secretary Johnson for the formal and elaborate ceremony.

01/03/2017
Philadelphia, PA
Operational
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As special agent in charge, Miller, a 25-year veteran of federal law enforcement, oversees nearly 200 federal agents, intelligence analysts, and professional administrative staff across six HSI offices throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware. 

04/28/2016
Riverside, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three people with family connections to Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the perpetrators of the Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack at the San Bernardino Inland Regional Center (IRC), were arrested Thursday morning on federal conspiracy, marriage fraud and false statement charges.
11/29/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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The project was led by Operation Finally Home, an organization that provides mortgage free homes to America’s military heroes, as well as home building firms Miller and Smith and Newland Communities. The groundbreaking for the house begins Nov. 14 and the Goodrich family will move into their new Stafford, Virginia home in March 2017.

07/20/2015
Houston, TX
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
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On Friday, June 19, 20 special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Special Response Teams (SRT) completed the agency’s first Protective Security Operations Training Program (PSOTP).
09/16/2016
Washington, DC
Narcotics
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“Kingdom of Shadows,” a film that features ICE HSI ASAC Oscar Hagelsieb, and highlights the realities and consequences of drug trafficking along the United States-Mexican border made its national television premiere Monday, Sept. 19, on PBS. 

04/07/2017
Dallas, TX
Narcotics

Edgar Solorzano, 24, of Dallas, Texas, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, two counts of assault on a federal officer, and one count of using, carrying, brandishing and discharging a firearm during in relation to a crime of violence.

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