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07/21/2020
Washington, DC
287g Immigration and Nationality Act

The reports, which ICE began publishing in October, detail examples of enforcement actions made as a direct result of the cooperation agreements between state and local law enforcement partners and the federal agency.

06/28/2018
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.

02/27/2020
Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal

That detainer was not honored and on Feb. 19, 2020, Puente was once again arrested, except this time it was for sexually assaulting a 3-year-old at a fast food restaurant.

09/25/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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Oscar Avila-Osorio, 24, is wanted in his home country for raping a minor and was the subject of an Interpol notice.
09/11/2020
Salt Lake City, UT
Child Exploitation

El Salvador national Francisco Josue Cardona, 29, a former Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, was released to ICE custody from the Utah State Prison.

08/16/2019
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.

07/23/2020
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal

David Alava-Valdivia, 66, is a citizen of Peru and illegally present in the United States. He was arrested near his home Aug. 29, 2019 in Evanston, Wyoming.

11/23/2016
Salt Lake City, UT
Enforcement and Removal
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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.

04/19/2017
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.

09/22/2017
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.

10/11/2016
Wichita, KS
Contraband

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.

02/26/2020
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

On Feb. 24, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Thai national Apichart Srivaranon, 35, to Thailand.

06/24/2020
Denver, CO
COVID-19

As part of ICE's proactive efforts to expand COVID-19 testing capabilities, ICE began offering voluntary testing June 9 to all current detainees and new admissions at the Aurora Contract Detention Facility in Aurora, Colorado.

07/02/2020
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal

As part of ICE’s commitment to expand testing, in addition to testing residents within the general population last week, ICE also began offering COVID-19 tests to new admissions at the FRCs at the beginning of June.

03/24/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

A 31-year-old Mexican national in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey, has tested positive for COVID-19.

11/03/2016
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.

07/06/2012
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Carlos Alberto Tobar-Guevara, a man from El Salvador who is wanted in his home country for homicide and aggravated assault, was deported and turned over to El Salvadoran law enforcement officials Thursday by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
01/30/2009
Mesa, AZ
Enforcement and Removal

MESA, Ariz. - A Mexican national with ties to a violent street gang who was previously deported three years ago is facing federal criminal charges today after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were alerted to his presence by the Mesa Police Department.

09/25/2019
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
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On Aug. 13, after being convicted and serving a sentence for raping a child, Philadelphia officials released the aforementioned, Edward De Oleo Valdez, 38, from the Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, despite the presence of an ICE detainer.

04/24/2017
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Walter Reyes-Aparicio, 23, was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice for a Nov. 13, 2010, aggravated homicide in El Salvador.

03/25/2019
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

On March 3, 2015, German Dario Brand-Piedrahita, 53, was sentenced to 144 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute cocaine for the purpose of importation into the United States.

01/17/2013
Salt Lake City, UT
Enforcement and Removal
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Saul Camargo-Avendano, a 41-year-old Mexican national sought by authorities in Baja California for his alleged role in the 2011 slaying of an Ensenada councilman,was removed Wednesday by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers.
03/20/2015
Sacramento, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Hector Coria-Gonzalez, 46, was taken into custody at his Davis residence early Friday morning by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers. He is being held without bond at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center while his case undergoes review by the immigration court.
10/28/2016
Dallas, TX
Enforcement and Removal

Arcenio Esparza-Perez, 40, was transported by bus to the U.S. Mexico border at Laredo, Texas, and transferred to Mexican authorities Oct. 28.

02/24/2010
Mesa, AZ
Enforcement and Removal

MESA, Ariz. - A Salvadoran national wanted for aggravated homicide in his native country was removed from the United States Wednesday morning by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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