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09/24/2017
Philadelphia, PA
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On Sunday, Sept. 24, Assistant Field Office Director (AFOD) Brian McShane was one of the first people to arrive on the scene of a plane crash. Upon hearing a loud crash near his home, McShane rushed to the scene with ICE issued first aid equipment.

08/28/2019
Cocoa Beach, FL
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HSI Cocoa Beach responded to the Port Canaveral cruise ship terminal and arrested Joseph Lee McKinney, 40, of Leander, Texas, an inbound passenger, for making the threats online several days prior on a local hotel’s website.

09/14/2012
Washington, DC
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With a presidential nominee and several high profile elected officials in attendance, law enforcement agencies had to secure the entire area surrounding the both events.
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.
11/15/2017
Tampa, FL
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Participants for the academy were nominated by local HSI employees for inclusion in the program.  Once nominated, the interested community members had to submit an application and undergo a limited background check before ultimately being selected to participate.  The HSI Tampa Citizens’ Academy received more applicants than there were slots available so acceptance was limited, but the office is already looking forward to hosting the next class.

11/01/2019
Seattle, WA
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The graduating members consisted of professionals from Fortune 500 companies, the banking industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and a variety of small businesses. 
06/03/2013
Washington, DC
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The 22 ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special response teams (SRT) nationwide comprise an elite group of law enforcement professionals whose primary task is serving warrants under hazardous conditions. Due to its highly physical demands, it would be fair to say that SRT is a boys club. That is, with the exception of Michelle Liles.
04/24/2013
Washington, DC
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On behalf of the United States and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. ICE signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) April 22 with Nigeria Customs Service Comptroller General Abdullahi Dikko Inde.
11/24/2014
Buffalo, NY
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The members of ICE’s Buffalo SRT are no strangers to dealing with adverse situations, training to protect our country and ensuring public safety, but they’re the first to admit, tackling the extreme snow here is a challenge — a challenge so demanding, the Buffalo ICE Field Office Director Michael Phillips authorized deployment Nov. 20 of the SRT to assist the Erie County Emergency Command Center in humanitarian relief efforts in the aftermath of the monster storm.
08/10/2018
Nairobi, Kenya
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After facilitating the December 2017 signing of the official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Kenya (GOK) and NCMEC, HSI Nairobi partnered with both the AHTCPU and other stakeholders to ensure both the technical capacity and resources were in place to begin delivering actionable child exploitation leads to the GOK.

05/20/2014
Philadelphia, PA
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Nikolaos Frangos, 38, and George Capuzello, 42, both of Campbell, Ohio; and Mikhail Zubialevich, aka "Russian Mike," 41, of Princeton, New Jersey, were charged with conspiring to falsify, conceal and cover up a material fact in a matter within the jurisdiction of the Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of Transportation, witness tampering, and harboring an alien.
03/21/2014
South Bend, IN
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Abraham DeLuna-Esparza, a convicted felon who was previously deported to Mexico as an aggravated felon, was sentenced Friday to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for illegally re-entering the United States and drug possession.
03/04/2015
Greenville, SC
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Michaels, who has been with HSI for over 12 years, was honored for his outstanding work in investigating child exploitation-related crimes. One of the highlights of his efforts included his leadership in re-establishing the South Carolina Upstate Internet Crimes against Children Task Force.
05/27/2016
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending May 27, 2016

01/09/2017
Washington, DC
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A critical part of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) mission is to increase local and national understanding of the agency and foster trust and collaboration in communities across the United States.

04/20/2011
Baltimore, MD
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A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging Alan Verschleisser, 66, and Thomas Jefferson, 49, both of Baltimore, with conspiracy and possession of stolen nickel briquettes and ferrochrome stolen from foreign shipments. The indictment is the result of an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations.
09/15/2014
Washington, DC
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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Sept. 12, 2014
10/18/2016
El Paso, TX
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Samuel Velasco Gurrola, 41, was convicted on three counts of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country and four counts of conspiracy to cause foreign travel for murder for hire. According to evidence presented during trial, in 2008, Velasco Gurrola was married to Ruth Sagredo Escobedo.

07/13/2017
Boston, MA
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“Just as fast as the bomb went off, my life was altered forever,” Martinez said. “Watching the attacks unfold in Boston, I wanted to pay it forward. I wanted to walk in those [hospital] rooms on my own two prosthetics, look them in the eye and tell them, ‘regardless of misfortunes that happen in life, you’ll be able to get back to what you want to do.’”
05/08/2015
Washington, DC
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Two projects produced by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Strategic Communications Branch earned honors in the 21st Annual Communicator Awards program from The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Communicator Awards recognize achievements in the fields of marketing and communications.
10/08/2015
San Juan, PR
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) San Juan announced year-end statistics for fiscal year (FY) 2015 Thursday showing record increases in criminal arrests as well as narcotics, illegal arms and money seizures.
10/24/2012
Seattle, WA
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The Algerian native known as the 'Millennium Bomber' was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in federal prison for his failed 1999 plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport.
12/20/2011
Washington, DC
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Julian Zapata Espinoza has been extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges for his alleged participation in the murder of ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE HSI Special Agent Victor Avila on Feb. 15, 2011, in Mexico.
07/22/2015
Washington, DC
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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.
02/29/2016
San Salvador, El Salvador
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Throughout her interviews, Gonzalez made a point to clarify that U.S. immigration laws have not changed, and that there are no new benefits for unaccompanied children or family units that try to enter the United States illegally.

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