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05/21/2015
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO’s recruits are immersed in real-life scenarios. They diligently search for items well hidden in homes, serve warrants to belligerent and uncooperative actors, find suspects hiding in vehicles, are peppered with every question imaginable as they would be in court and engage in dynamic action and combat shooting.
08/20/2015
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
All 61 individuals arrested have been convicted of crimes in the United States and fall within ICE enforcement priorities. Of those arrested, 21 have felony convictions and 14 have aggravated felony convictions.
02/17/2011
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
A man wanted on murder charges in the southeastern European country of Montenegro was removed from the United States this week by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
09/07/2012
New Haven, CT
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Angel Lopez-Garcia, a Mexican national who was encountered by U.S. ICE's Secure Communities program, was sentenced Thursday to time served for illegally reentering the United States after deportation. He pleaded guilty to the charge Aug. 20.
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.
02/23/2016
El Paso, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Officials came together in El Paso, Texas, for the Repatriation Strategy and Policy Executive Coordination Team (RESPECT) meeting to discuss bilateral efforts and successes regarding repatriation processes.
12/18/2012
Montgomery, AL
Enforcement and Removal
Nine criminal aliens, two fugitives and six repeat immigration violators were arrested during a three-day operation in southeast Alabama that concluded Sunday, conducted by ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).
07/25/2016
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

In Skagit County, 10 individuals were taken into custody, including nine from Mt. Vernon and one from Burlington. In Whatcom County, nine individuals were taken into custody from cities including: Bellingham (3), Bow (1), Everson (2), Ferndale (2) and Lynden (1).

11/14/2019
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

Because sanctuary policies restrict ICE’s access to local databases, pushing ICE agents out of jails and the associated political pressure discouraging local law enforcement from effectively communicating with federal immigration officials, ICE is often unaware of a criminal alien being in custody prior to them being released. These misguided policies hinder ICE’s ability to lodge immigration detainers in a timely manner.

02/14/2014
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Emilio Omar Briones-Aparicio, 32, was escorted to the Lincoln Juarez Port in Laredo, Texas, and turned over to Mexico's Procuraduria General de la Republica (PGR).
02/27/2013
San Antonio, TX
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Salvador Lopez-Guardado, an El Salvador man wanted for homicide in his home country, was deported and turned over to El Salvador officials Thursday by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
09/29/2008
San Francisco, CA
Enforcement and Removal

SAN FRANCISCO - More than 1,000 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today following the largest special enforcement operation ever carried out by U.S.

12/17/2015
Harrisburg, PA
Enforcement and Removal
Luis Martinez-Gomez, 29, Alexis Alvarado-Diaz, 20, Santos Aguilar-De Leon, 30, and Manuel Valadez-Mirales, 46, all natives and citizens of Mexico, were indicted separately by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg on illegal re-entry charges.
06/01/2016
Sacramento, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Marco Antonio Rojas-Lobato, 35, was transferred by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office. An arrest warrant issued in August 2002 by a judge in Mexico City charges Rojas with murder.

04/02/2012
Washington, DC
Enforcement and Removal
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As part of ICE's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, the agency announced today the results of a six-day national 'Cross Check' enforcement operation, which led to the arrest of more than 3,100 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators.
10/14/2016
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
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Gustavo Pizano-Lara, 30, departed Miami International Airport Thursday morning on his way to his final destination of Brownsville, TX where he was turned over to authorities in Mexico via the Brownsville, Texas port of entry.
02/21/2017
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

ERO officers arrested Marques Velasquez  Feb. 16 in Queens, New York, pursuant to a final order of removal. He has been processed and is now in ERO detention pending removal.

04/30/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal
Jose Francisco Bonite-Sibri, aka Jose Sibri aka Alex Sibri aka Carlos Padilla, 46, of Philadelphia, was charged May 1 with illegal reentry after deportation. If convicted, Bonite-Sibri faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison.
08/15/2011
Montgomery, AL
Enforcement and Removal
Hernandez had previously been convicted six times of driving under the influence of alcohol. Additionally, he had been convicted for public intoxication, twice for theft of property and once for possession of a forged instrument.
08/13/2010
Miami, FL
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Thursday deported Valerio Ronchi, 59, wanted on criminal charges of sex assault of a minor in Brazil, and Joao de Oliveira, 51, wanted for murder in Brazil. Ronchi and de Oliveira, both Brazilian nationals, were turned over to authorities in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
05/13/2013
Indianapolis, IN
Enforcement and Removal
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Efrain Rivera-Rico, 32, was deported via an ICE AIR Operations charter flight May 10 and turned over to the Mexican authorities at the Brownsville Port of Entry in Texas.
11/22/2010
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal
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During a four-day targeted enforcement operation throughout Colorado ending Friday, 85 convicted criminal aliens and immigration fugitives have been arrested by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
03/30/2017
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal

Of those arrested during the enforcement action, 60 had criminal histories, including prior convictions for sex crimes, drug offenses, and domestic violence.

06/29/2017
Alexandria, LA
Enforcement and Removal

Sheku Kumalah, 31, faces up to four years in federal prison at sentencing for obstructing his removal. According to court documents, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers twice attempted to place Mr. Kumalah on escorted commercial flights to his home country at the Alexandria International Airport in July 2016 and August 2016.

10/18/2017
Orlando, FL
Enforcement and Removal

Luis Alexander Zaldivar-Ramos, 23, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to eight months in federal prison. Zaldivar-Ramos was previously convicted of a criminal felony and deported on two prior occasions. Julio Cesar Ontiveros-Tafolla, 30, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to time served, which equated to five and half months. Ontiveros-Tafolla had previously been removed to Mexico three times and will now be deported for the fourth time.

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