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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Aug. 22, 2014

Aug. 20, 2014 – Utah woman deported to El Salvador to face charges of killing Michigan man

A Utah woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the February 2013 murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Aug. 20 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

Aug. 19, 2014 – HSI, CBP seize 4 ½ tons of marijuana worth $10 million from south Texas field

More than 9,000 pounds of marijuana was seized from a south Texas marijuana grow field by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Border Patrol, with the assistance of Willacy County Sheriff's Office. Full Story

Aug. 19, 2014 – ICE repatriates accused Mexican cop killer captured in Los Angeles

A Mexican national wanted for allegedly fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in his native country was turned over to Mexican authorities by ERO officers Aug. 19 at a San Diego-area border crossing. Full Story

Aug. 19, 2014 – ICE, Honduras sign memorandum of cooperation

Officials from ICE and the Honduran National Police signed a memorandum of cooperation Aug. 19 to enhance their ability to share immigration and criminal history record information concerning Honduran nationals who are being repatriated from the United States. Full Story

Aug. 20, 2014 – 3 illegal aliens charged with immigration violations

Three illegal aliens were charged Aug. 20 with federal criminal charges related to immigration violations following an investigation by ERO in Philadelphia. Full Story

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 12/05/2014