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06/26/2012
El Paso, TX
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The El Paso Intelligence Center is an information focal point, collecting and analyzing interdiction reports and multi-source intelligence to identify and track trafficking activities and organizations, identify and fill intelligence gaps, and provide tactical intelligence to law enforcement officers in the field.
04/14/2011
San Diego, CA
Operational
Successful law enforcement officers run on instinct and quick thinking. These traits served Robert Barnes, an immigration enforcement agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), well the evening of March 24. Little did he know that his visit to a San Diego 7-Eleven would result in him taking down a knife-wielding thief.
04/13/2016
San Juan, PR
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The HSI San Juan Citizens Academy is the only HSI-sponsored citizens academy in the nation. In 2014, 10 citizens graduated from the program becoming the first citizens to ever graduate from an HSI citizens academy.
06/05/2015
Washington, DC
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Gussoni and his fiancée Amber Bass, a nurse practitioner, were driving along I-10 in Cochise County, Arizona, on their way to have lunch with a retired HSI special agent May 30. Traffic began to slow, and when they came around the bend, the couple saw why. A Jeep had flipped over, was on its roof and smoke was pouring out of it.
11/01/2012
Washington, DC
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In the wake of one of the worst storms to ever hit the northeastern seaboard, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Rapid Response Teams have been doing their part to assist in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath.
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.
09/23/2015
Washington, DC
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“I credit the hours of training and experience as the reason I was able to focus without thinking about my own safety,” said Vettori.
12/29/2014
Washington, DC
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) promotes homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration.

07/12/2011
Tampa, FL
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The teams deploy to provide assistance during natural and manmade disasters.
08/18/2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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"This training helps reinforce the broader law enforcement efforts of HSI and its Brazilian partners to combat transnational human trafficking and financial-related crimes," said Bassett. "By shutting down money laundering operations criminal and terrorist organizations use to move their funds, we can make significant dents in their ability to commit future crimes."
04/27/2015
Urbana, IL
Operational
Monica Adriana Zacatlan-Ramirez, 20, of Urbana, Illinois, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison; Eduardo Guerrero Cortez, 26, of Mexico, was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison. Both have remained detained in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since their arrests in July 2014.
08/09/2018
Boston, MA
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Brandon J. Ziobrowski, 33, was charged in an indictment unsealed Thursday with one count of use of interstate and foreign commerce to transmit a threat to injure another person. Ziobrowski was arrested Aug. 9 in New York and will appear in Boston at a later date.

11/20/2014
Tampa, FL
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Hundreds of children in the Tampa Bay area learned more about the role of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) during the Great American Teach-In.
02/06/2014
Beckley, WV
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Benjamin Payne was sentenced Thursday to two years and six months in federal prison following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). He admitted possessing and storing a loaded revolver with a destroyed serial number in his car. Payne has two previous felony firearm convictions and multiple burglary convictions.
07/27/2017
Washington, DC
Operational

The defendants, Jose Emanuel Garcia Sota, aka Juan Manuel Maldonado Amezcua, aka Zafado, 36, of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and Jesus Ivan Quezada Piña, aka Loco, 29, of Matamoros, Mexico, are among seven Mexican nationals extradited to the U.S. on federal charges in this case.

06/24/2016
McAllen, TX
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Juan Peralez, 57, from La Joya, Texas, was taken into custody June 23 after a federal criminal complaint was filed.  Peralez is scheduled to make his initial appearance June 24 before U.S Magistrate Judge Peter Ormsby

03/21/2014
Glynco, GA
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A group of 24 Mexican Customs officers completed a rigorous 10-week training program Friday modeled on ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Training Program to prepare them to more effectively fight crime along the southern border and within Mexico.
09/17/2012
London, United Kingdom
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The U.S. government has delivered a check to the Bailiwick of Jersey, a United Kingdom Crown Dependency, for $2 million.
08/29/2017
Washington, DC
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ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan and DSI Director General Paisit Wongmuang signed the MOU in a ceremony held at ICE headquarters in Washington, D.C. Additional participants from ICE and DSI were in attendance.

08/12/2016
Washington, DC
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On Sunday, Aug. 14., U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) Patrick “PJ” Lechleitner was featured in a documentary that aired on CNN.

04/02/2013
Washington, DC
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As part of ICE's ongoing celebration of their 10 year anniversary, the Office of Public Affairs will release a new Top 10 list every month, for 10 months.
03/02/2012
Dallas, TX
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David M. Marwell oversees 128 counties in North Texas and the state of Oklahoma.
12/01/2016
Washington, DC
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Every day the women and men of IHSC confront challenging situations on the front lines of immigration enforcement as they compassionately tend to ICE detainee’s medical, dental and mental health needs. The population they work with includes women, children and men with varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and nationalities.

12/09/2015
Kansas City, KS
Operational
Samantha Elmer, 33, of Lawrence, Kansas, was charged with one count of obstructing the lawful exercise of parental rights by fleeing the United States with her two children.
07/11/2012
Newark, NJ
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Michael John Davidson, 41, of New Brunswick, N.J., was charged Tuesday with attempting to board an aircraft with a dangerous weapon. Davidson was arrested following a multi-agency investigation involving special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

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