ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by Category en Copyright 2020 Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:20:08 -0500 ICE announces temporary guidelines for its enforcement and removal operations https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-temporary-guidelines-its-enforcement-and-removal-operations ICE’s interim guidance will focus the agency’s civil immigration enforcement and removal resources on threats to national security, border security and public safety. The guidance defines which cases are presumed to present such threats and do not require prior approval. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-temporary-guidelines-its-enforcement-and-removal-operations Thu, 02/18/2021 - 14:02 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE Minnesota removes fugitive wanted in El Salvador https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-minnesota-removes-fugitive-wanted-el-salvador Jose Wilmer Montano, aka Jose Wilmer Matamoros-Montano, 28, and an illegal alien fugitive, was removed from the United States on a charter flight coordinated by ICE's Air Operations Unit and turned over to law enforcement officials in El Salvador Jan. 15. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-minnesota-removes-fugitive-wanted-el-salvador Tue, 01/19/2021 - 18:57 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE arrests 2 registered sex offenders who preyed on children in neighboring communities https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-2-registered-sex-offenders-who-preyed-children-neighboring-communities ERO Los Angeles officers arrested Oscar Daniel Munoz-Valdez, 40, a citizen of Mexico, in Pomona, and Pedro Antonio Hernandez-Aparicio, 35, a citizen of El Salvador, in El Monte, and served them with notices to appear before an immigration judge for immigration violations. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-2-registered-sex-offenders-who-preyed-children-neighboring-communities Tue, 01/19/2021 - 10:11 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE, Department of Corrections cooperation ensures safe removal of child molester from US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-department-corrections-cooperation-ensures-safe-removal-child-molester-us Daniel Alfonso Lemus, 43, was convicted of first-degree child molestation and fugitive charges in 2015 and sentenced to a term of 41 months to life. He was later transferred to the custody of the Washington Department of Corrections to serve his sentence. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-department-corrections-cooperation-ensures-safe-removal-child-molester-us Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:04 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE apprehends ‘Most Wanted’ fugitive in Southern California https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-apprehends-most-wanted-fugitive-southern-california Emrah Gocekli, aka Vandoff Shawn Thomas, 33, is a citizen of Turkey who became the subject of a criminal arrest warrant, issued by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, following his 2018 violation for escaping from federal immigration custody. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-apprehends-most-wanted-fugitive-southern-california Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:07 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE Dallas announces immigration enforcement statistics for fiscal year 2020 https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-dallas-announces-immigration-enforcement-statistics-fiscal-year-2020 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) announced Wednesday the fiscal year (FY) 2020 immigration statistics for the Dallas Field Office. ERO Dallas is responsible for overseeing an area of responsibility (AOR) that includes the state of Oklahoma and 128 counties in North Texas. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-dallas-announces-immigration-enforcement-statistics-fiscal-year-2020 Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:29 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE Houston announces immigration enforcement statistics for fiscal year 2020 https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-houston-announces-immigration-enforcement-statistics-fiscal-year-2020 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) announced on Wednesday the fiscal year (FY) 2020 immigration statistics for the Houston Field Office. ERO Houston is responsible for overseeing an area of responsibility (AOR) that includes 54 counties stretching from the East Texas border along the Louisiana state line from Shelby County down to Brooks and Kennedy counties. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-houston-announces-immigration-enforcement-statistics-fiscal-year-2020 Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:29 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes 2 sexual predators living illegally in Pacific Northwest https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-2-sexual-predators-living-illegally-pacific-northwest Arturo Granados-Aranda, 31, was convicted April 12, 2007, by the Marion County Circuit Court, Oregon, of sexual abuse and sentenced to five years’ probation. Granados-Aranda came to the attention of ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers as a result of his 2007 conviction. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-2-sexual-predators-living-illegally-pacific-northwest Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:20 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes dangerous criminal alien from Oregon to Mexico https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-dangerous-criminal-alien-oregon-mexico On Nov. 7, 1996, the District Court of Salem, Oregon, convicted Abel Rojas-Hernandez, aka Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Cordova, aka Juan Manuel Perez, 57, for attempted murder and sentenced him to 25 years confinement. Rojas-Hernandez also has previous convictions for theft and probation violations. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-dangerous-criminal-alien-oregon-mexico Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:05 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE arrests Salvadoran MS-13 gang member wanted in home country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-home-country Eulalio Alvarez-Lizama, 36, is a known or suspected member of the transnational criminal street organization known as Mara Salvatrucha or “MS-13”. Alvarez illegally entered the U.S. on an unknown date and was first encountered by ERO on Feb. 12, 2012, at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office in Charlotte after his arrest for operating a vehicle without a license. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-home-country Tue, 01/12/2021 - 16:20 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal Dangerous California sanctuary policy leaves 3 victims in wake of fatal shooting https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/dangerous-california-sanctuary-policy-leaves-3-victims-wake-fatal-shooting Herbert Nixon Flores, a 46-year-old criminal alien with an extensive criminal history, is the prime suspect in the murder of 35-year-old Karen Ruiz in the Pacoima area, Jan. 6. Flores shot and killed himself according to law enforcement officials days later. Flores, a repeat immigration offender, had been sought by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers for removal, but a detainer issued to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) last Fall was not honored due to California’s dangerous sanctuary policy. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/dangerous-california-sanctuary-policy-leaves-3-victims-wake-fatal-shooting Mon, 01/11/2021 - 16:01 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes unlawfully present Salvadoran national wanted for aggravated homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-wanted-aggravated-homicide Marlon Ariel Mendez Maldonado, a 28-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, was 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, he was turned over to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC). https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-wanted-aggravated-homicide Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:20 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE Houston arrests 9 criminal aliens wanted for illegally reentering US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-houston-arrests-9-criminal-aliens-wanted-illegally-reentering-us From Nov. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020, ERO Houston arrested nine criminal aliens in the greater Houston area after securing criminal arrest warrants for illegal reentry. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-houston-arrests-9-criminal-aliens-wanted-illegally-reentering-us Wed, 01/06/2021 - 09:49 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes Guatemalan national wanted for attempted homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-guatemalan-national-wanted-attempted-homicide Dalvis Hernandez-Ixcoy, 30, a native of Guatemala, was removed by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) via an ICE Air Operations charter flight without incident from Alexandria, Louisiana, to Guatemala City, Guatemala. Once in Guatemala, ERO officers turned him over to law enforcement authorities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-guatemalan-national-wanted-attempted-homicide Tue, 12/29/2020 - 18:57 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes unlawfully present Salvadoran national from Massachusetts wanted for murder in his country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-massachusetts-wanted-murder-his Marvin Alexander Figueroa-Mazariego, 40, was flown on a charter flight coordinated by ICE Air Operations from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the El Salvador International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador. Upon arrival, he was turned over to Salvadoran authorities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-massachusetts-wanted-murder-his Tue, 12/29/2020 - 16:29 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes Mexican fugitive wanted in Sonora for possession for military firearms https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-fugitive-wanted-sonora-possession-military-firearms On Oct. 15, 2019, the Sixth District Court in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, issued an arrest warrant against Aviles-Yocupicio. The warrant alleges he carried firearms and firearm cartridges designated for the exclusive use of the Mexican military. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-fugitive-wanted-sonora-possession-military-firearms Tue, 12/29/2020 - 16:21 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes murderer from Washington state to Mexico https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-murderer-washington-state-mexico On Jan. 9, 1996, Adrian Andrade-Mora, 41, was convicted of murder and assault in the first degree. He was sentenced to 250 months and 93 months confinement, to be served consecutively. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-murderer-washington-state-mexico Tue, 12/29/2020 - 09:24 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes Mexican man convicted of kidnapping in Oregon https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-man-convicted-kidnapping-oregon On Oct. 4, 2018, Gerardo Muniz-Vazquez, 28, was convicted in the Umatilla County Circuit Court for kidnapping and assault and sentenced to 34 months confinement. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-man-convicted-kidnapping-oregon Tue, 12/29/2020 - 09:18 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes child molester living illegally in Washington state https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-child-molester-living-illegally-washington-state On May 5, 2019, Ricardo Arturo Santiago-Silva, 46, was convicted in Skagit County, Washington, of child molestation and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. He was sentenced to 31 months confinement and transferred to the Washington Corrections Center in Sheldon. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-child-molester-living-illegally-washington-state Tue, 12/29/2020 - 09:07 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE Atlanta announces latest results of operation targeting aliens who failed to depart US voluntarily https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-atlanta-announces-latest-results-operation-targeting-aliens-who-failed-depart-us From Monday, Dec. 7, to Tuesday, Dec. 17, ERO Atlanta officers arrested seven individuals who failed to depart after being granted voluntary departure. All seven of those arrested had prior criminal convictions. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-atlanta-announces-latest-results-operation-targeting-aliens-who-failed-depart-us Tue, 12/22/2020 - 12:38 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE launches billboards in Asheville featuring at-large public safety threats https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-launches-billboards-asheville-featuring-large-public-safety-threats U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) launched a billboard campaign today in Asheville, North Carolina, to alert the public of at-large immigration violators who may pose a public safety threat to the community. Several of the individuals were previously arrested or convicted of crimes in the U.S., but were released into the community instead of being transferred into ICE custody pursuant to an immigration detainer. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-launches-billboards-asheville-featuring-large-public-safety-threats Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:06 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE announces the latest results of Operation Broken Promise, targeting aliens who failed to depart US voluntarily https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-latest-results-operation-broken-promise-targeting-aliens-who-failed From Monday, Dec. 7, to Tuesday, Dec. 17, ICE Enforcement and Removal (ERO) officers arrested more than 150 individuals, including 117 who failed to depart after being granted voluntary departure. About 71% of those arrested had criminal convictions or pending charges. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-latest-results-operation-broken-promise-targeting-aliens-who-failed Mon, 12/21/2020 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes convicted murderer to Mexico https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-convicted-murderer-mexico In August 1998, Arturo Rodriguez-Rodriguez, 47, was convicted of murder in the first degree in the Washington State Superior Court for Yakima County and sentenced to 320 months of confinement. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-convicted-murderer-mexico Thu, 12/17/2020 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes previously deported criminal alien to Mexico convicted of luring a disabled child https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-previously-deported-criminal-alien-mexico-convicted-luring-disabled-child Eduardo Flores-Rodriguez, 33, was removed from the United States via an ICE Air Operations charter flight and transferred to the custody of Mexican authorities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-previously-deported-criminal-alien-mexico-convicted-luring-disabled-child Wed, 12/16/2020 - 15:37 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal ICE removes child molester convicted in Washington state to Mexico https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-child-molester-convicted-washington-state-mexico Horacio Ornelas-Lomeli, 38, was removed from the U.S. via an ICE Air Operations charter flight and transferred to the custody of Mexican authorities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-child-molester-convicted-washington-state-mexico Tue, 12/15/2020 - 16:04 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Enforcement and Removal