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April 27, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Guatemalan national Moises Paiz Guevara, 47, was flown from Alexandria, Louisiana, to Guatemala International Airport on a flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit.
April 26, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Volkan Gogebakan, 31, was flown from El Paso to Turkey on a commercial flight. Upon arrival on Friday at the Istanbul Airport, Gogebakan was turned over to Turkish officials.
April 13, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
William Hernando Usma Acosta, 61, who fled Colombia following the June 19, 1994, murder of his wife, Laura Rose Agudelo, in Medellin, Colombia, and the attempted murder of his daughter, has been residing in Belmont, Massachusetts, under the alias Carlos Alberto Rendon. The murder was the result of a domestic violence incident in which Usma Acosta shot and killed his wife, and then shot his daughter as she tried to intervene. He fled Colombia shortly after the incident and is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice.
April 8, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Salvadoran national Jose Alexander Mejia-Rivas, 35, was flown from Alexandria, Louisiana to El Salvador International Airport on a flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit. Upon arrival, the fugitive was turned over to Salvadoran officials on April 8.
March 25, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal, Operational
ICE will discontinue use of the Etowah County Detention Center in Gadsden, AL and will limit the use of the three other detention facilities: Glades County Detention Center (Moore Haven, FL), Winn Correctional Center (Winnfield, LA), and Alamance County Detention Facility (Graham, North Carolina).
March 4, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Mexican national Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Hermosillo, 39, was previously returned to Mexico from the United States and later unlawfully re-entered the country, was removed to Mexico and turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities by ERO Boston deportation officers on March 1.
March 3, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Mexican national Rafael Silverio Rojas Estefania, 26, was taken to the international boundary of the Lincoln/Juarez Bridge in Laredo, Texas, where he was handed over to Mexican authorities Thursday.
March 3, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal, Financial Crimes
Mexican national Rafael Olvera-Amezcua, 64, was taken to the international boundary of the Lincoln/Juarez Bridge in Laredo, Texas where he was handed over to Mexican authorities without incident.
February 24, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal, Financial Crimes
On Feb. 16, Mexican national Karen Fabiola Cardenas Lerma, 32, was removed from the United States to Mexico at the international boundary on top of the Stanton Street Bridge, where she was turned over to Mexican authorities.
February 23, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Adam Dziak, 46, was wanted by law enforcement authorities in his native country for money laundering, fraud, and forgery.
February 16, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
According to court documents, Efrain Gonzalez-Pargas, aka Efrain Gonzalez-Vargas, 39, of Zacatecas, Mexico, was encountered near Big Bend National Park on Aug. 24, 2021.
February 2, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
The YACMP will be managed through ICE’s Juvenile and Family Management Unit and is designed to assist young adults who age out of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody, are released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) or ICE custody, or who are currently reporting to ICE's non-detained docket. This program will not include GPS or other monitoring technology.
February 2, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Carlos Horacio Suarez Monroy, a 38-year-old Guatemalan national, was arrested by ERO’s Boston Fugitive Operations South Team near his residence in Winthrop, Massachusetts, Jan. 20.
January 31, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
On Jan. 28, noncitizen Salvadoran nationals Oscar Melkin Moreno Romero, 28, and Hernan Quintanilla Herrera, 44, were flown from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador, on a charter flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit. Upon arrival, both fugitives were turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).
January 10, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Jamshid Muhtorov, 45, was removed by ERO’s Philadelphia Field Office via a commercial flight without incident. Once in Uzbekistan, ICE officers transferred him to the custody of local authorities.
January 7, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
The deportation officers transferred custody of Victor Ernesto Sanchez-Rueda, 51, to Mexican authorities at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, Jan. 7.
November 18, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
The tool allows noncitizens to schedule their required check-in appointments at ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) offices as they await immigration proceedings.
October 5, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
Noncitizens can now schedule their initial check-in with ICE in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole and French, using the recently announced ICE Appointment Scheduler. The ICE Appointment Scheduler is a web-based, multilingual, and smartphone compatible appointment scheduler for noncitizens. The tool allows noncitizens to schedule their required check-in appointments at ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) offices as they await immigration proceedings.
September 2, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
Noncitizens can create an appointment online using information found on their I-385 form, thus eliminating the need to wait on the phone or travel to an ICE office to make an appointment on a walk-in basis.
July 30, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal, Human Smuggling/Trafficking
ICE announced today the first Continued Presence (CP) resource guide to assist federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies nationwide with their human trafficking investigations and prosecutions.
July 30, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
Irregular migration to the United States is dangerous and may carry long-term immigration consequences. The journey is especially dangerous for families and children, including teenagers.
July 26, 2021
|National Security, Enforcement and Removal
Operation SOAR is a coordinated enforcement operation that builds on ongoing efforts to arrest and remove noncitizen sex offenders from our communities.
June 3, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
Jose Arevalo-Inestroza, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri, a Honduran national who is unlawfully present in the U.S., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays on June 2, to five years in federal prison without parole.
May 28, 2021
|Enforcement and Removal
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeals court’s ruling May 24, 2021, allowing the illegal reentry of a defendant in a case that could drastically change prosecutions in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
May 12, 2021
|Human Rights Violators
Jose Mardoqueo Ortiz Morales, 59, a former member of an elite Guatemalan army unit known as the Kaibiles, is accused of taking part in the massacre in which Guatemalan special forces executed 200 unarmed villagers, including women and children.
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Updated: 07/26/2021