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ICE's ERO officers are rigorously trained to arrest and remove criminal aliens
Enforcement & Removal Operations
Washington, DC

ERO officers enter a career field that requires rigorous and intense training. Recruits are trained at the ICE Academy at both the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia and in Charleston, South Carolina.

Picture of the Week: National Police Week 2015
ICE Leadership
Washington, DC

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) leaders, personnel and invited guests gathered at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 11 to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers and agents who lost their lives in the line of duty.

ICE deports accused Mexican mass murderer captured in northern California
Enforcement & Removal Operations
San Diego, CA

Heriberto Gomez Galicia, aka Ramiro Gomez Lopez, 62, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office (PGR). A warrant issued by authorities in the state of Oaxaca in July1992 accuses Gomez of seven murders, two attempted murders and causing malicious bodily injury to two additional victims.

ICE joins Instagram
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, DC

On Instagram, ICE will share images from across the agency to showcase the important work carried out every day by our more than 20,000 dedicated employees.

ICE returns ancient artifacts to Egypt at National Geographic Society
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
Washington, DC

On Sept. 8, 2009, HSI New York recovered the nesting sarcophagus from a garage in Brooklyn, New York. One year later, on Sept. 24, 2010, following leads from the Brooklyn case, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport seized a shipment of smuggled Egyptian goods, including a funerary boat model and figurines. A related December 2010 shipment interception netted agents 638 ancient coins from different countries, 65 of which are being repatriated to Egypt today.

ICE Houston officers deport 2 Salvadoran men wanted for aggravated homicide
Enforcement & Removal Operations
Houston, TX

Carlos Gomar-Castro, 26, and Willfredys Castro-Villalobos, 33, were flown to El Salvador April 15 onboard a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations (IAO) Unit. Upon arrival, both were turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Policia Nacional Civil (PNC).

ICE arrests 976 gang members and associates during ‘Project Wildfire’ surge
National Gang Unit
Washington, DC

Project Wildfire was a surge operation led by the HSI National Gang Unit and ran Feb. 23 to March 31. HSI special agents worked with 215 state, local and federal law enforcement partners, including ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), to apprehend individuals from various gangs.

ICE partners with Honolulu Museum of Art to recover antiquities from India
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
Honolulu, HI

Representatives from the Honolulu Museum of Art Wednesday transferred seven rare antiquities to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) after an ongoing international smuggling probe by HSI determined the objects had likely been looted from India and brought to the U.S. illegally.

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