ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration https://www.ice.gov/ en Copyright 2020 Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:58:00 -0400 ICE HSI Orlando special agent supports Running 4 Heroes https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-orlando-special-agent-supports-running-4-heroes The HSI Orlando office recently honored fallen HSI Task Force Agent (TFA) Miguel Martínez-Ortiz during Running 4 Heroes. Martínez-Ortiz, a member of the Puerto Rico Police Department was a TFA for HSI San Juan and a 28-year veteran of law enforcement. He passed away on April 24, 2020, after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-orlando-special-agent-supports-running-4-heroes Thu, 05/14/2020 - 11:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration New ICE Chicago director committed to bridging relationships with public, media https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/new-ice-chicago-director-committed-bridging-relationships-public-media U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) announced the appointment of Robert Guadian as the Senior Executive Service (SES) field office director (FOD) in the Chicago field office, which oversees 13 offices throughout six states:  Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/new-ice-chicago-director-committed-bridging-relationships-public-media Thu, 09/26/2019 - 19:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Louisiana legislature honors ICE and its partners as part of Public Service Recognition Week https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/louisiana-legislature-honors-ice-and-its-partners-part-public-service-recognition Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/louisiana-legislature-honors-ice-and-its-partners-part-public-service-recognition Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:00 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Veterans Day Spotlight: HSI Houston Special Agent Norman Green https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/veterans-day-spotlight-hsi-houston-special-agent-norman-green Green began his military career in December 1985 as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army.  As he reflects on Veterans Day, he thinks of service to the nation and the opportunity to pay tribute to his fellow soldiers who served with him. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/veterans-day-spotlight-hsi-houston-special-agent-norman-green Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration HSI Newark Special Agent in Charge Terence S. Opiola retires from federal service after 26 years https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-newark-special-agent-charge-terence-s-opiola-retires-federal-service-after-26 After 26 years of enforcing federal immigration and customs laws, Newark Special Agent in Charge Terrence S. Opiola is retiring from federal service, effective Sept. 30. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-newark-special-agent-charge-terence-s-opiola-retires-federal-service-after-26 Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Statement from ICE Acting Director Thomas D. Homan https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/statement-ice-acting-director-thomas-d-homan Secretary Kelly is a great American and a true patriot, and it has been an honor to serve with him these past months. His service and sacrifice for our country, both personal and professional, have been an inspiration to me and to the men and women of ICE. As Secretary Kelly once again answers the call to serve, I look forward to his continued leadership and service to our nation. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/statement-ice-acting-director-thomas-d-homan Sat, 07/29/2017 - 15:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ICE expands digital presence with Spanish website, Twitter https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-expands-digital-presence-spanish-website-twitter One of the highlights of ICE.gov/es is informing Spanish-speaking audiences about the important work ICE does, such as combating child exploitation, human trafficking and fighting transnational gangs. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-expands-digital-presence-spanish-website-twitter Mon, 05/15/2017 - 13:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Class of 2017 graduates from HSI San Juan Citizens’ Academy https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/class-2017-graduates-hsi-san-juan-citizens-academy With the objective of bolstering relationships with key community partners, HSI San Juan recruited participants from diverse employment areas including media, congressional affairs, non-government agencies and the financial industry to attend the academy. HSI employees nominated members of the community who they felt would be suitable candidates. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/class-2017-graduates-hsi-san-juan-citizens-academy Thu, 04/06/2017 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ICE celebrates Black History Month: NOBLE is committed to justice by action https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-celebrates-black-history-month-noble-committed-justice-action U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has participated in several NOBLE events over the past two years that have focused on three law enforcement areas: recruitment and retention, community outreach and 21st century policing and training. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-celebrates-black-history-month-noble-committed-justice-action Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ICE celebrates Black History Month: the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-celebrates-black-history-month-smithsonian-national-museum-african-american Black History Month is the perfect time to welcome the NMAAHC and with it a huge piece of American history to the capital. Architect David Adjaye described its meaning best, “It’s a memorial and also a monument to an incredible contribution.” https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-celebrates-black-history-month-smithsonian-national-museum-african-american Tue, 02/21/2017 - 15:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Statement from Secretary Kelly on recent ICE enforcement actions https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/statement-secretary-kelly-recent-ice-enforcement-actions Last week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) launched a series of targeted enforcement operations across the country. These operations targeted public safety threats, such as convicted criminal aliens and gang members, as well as individuals who have violated our nation’s immigration laws, including those who illegally re-entered the country after being removed and immigration fugitives ordered removed by federal immigration judges. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/statement-secretary-kelly-recent-ice-enforcement-actions Mon, 02/13/2017 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Director Sarah R. Saldaña retires from government service https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/director-sarah-r-saldana-retires-government-service “I am going to miss you all,” Director Saldaña said, becoming emotional at several points during her remarks when talking about the men and women of ICE. “Keep your heads high; we have so much to be proud of in this agency.” https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/director-sarah-r-saldana-retires-government-service Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration 4 ICE employees honored with Secretary's Award for Valor https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/4-ice-employees-honored-secretarys-award-valor Joined by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and DHS senior leadership, Secretary Johnson recognized four ICE employees among the 13 being honored for their courage and selfless actions that protected individuals from harm, saved another’s life, or safeguarded infrastructure in support of national security. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/4-ice-employees-honored-secretarys-award-valor Mon, 05/16/2016 - 15:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ICE African-American History Month spotlight https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-african-american-history-month-spotlight February is "Black History Month," a time to commemorate African-Americans who have changed the world. In 1976, the Bicentennial of the U.S.A., the week-long observance was extended to the entire month of February in order to have enough time for celebratory programs and activities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-african-american-history-month-spotlight Fri, 02/26/2016 - 19:00 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ERO EAD Thomas Homan receives 2015 Presidential Rank Award https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-ead-thomas-homan-receives-2015-presidential-rank-award ICE Executive Associate Director of ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Thomas D. Homan was one of three DHS career executives who received a 2015 Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Service, which is bestowed to leaders who’ve achieved sustained extraordinary results. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-ead-thomas-homan-receives-2015-presidential-rank-award Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Clinical Director of ICE Health Service Corps provides medical care to airmen deployed to combat areas on dangerous missions https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/clinical-director-ice-health-service-corps-provides-medical-care-airmen-deployed On the first day of drill with the 194th Wing, Mealer was asked by the commander (who became Mealer’s mentor and friend as well as the Washington State Air Surgeon), “How would you like to become a flight surgeon? The mission really needs one right now. Do you think you could be away from work and family for several weeks to do the training?” https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/clinical-director-ice-health-service-corps-provides-medical-care-airmen-deployed Fri, 11/13/2015 - 10:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Arizona special agent receives DHS Secretary's Award for valor https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/arizona-special-agent-receives-dhs-secretarys-award-valor Earlier this week, Special Agent Gussoni, 34, was honored with the Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Valor Award. The award recognizes extraordinary acts of valor occurring either on or off duty. Specifically, it acknowledges those who “demonstrate selfless response by performing courageously in a highly dangerous or life-threatening situation to protect another’s life.” https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/arizona-special-agent-receives-dhs-secretarys-award-valor Fri, 11/06/2015 - 13:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Special agent, combat veteran, mother of 3 and Bronze Star Medal recipient recounts her experience in Iraq https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/special-agent-combat-veteran-mother-3-and-bronze-star-medal-recipient-recounts-her Wensink, a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army, volunteered to drive the trail vehicle in the convoy while she was serving in Iraq. Wensink explained that the trail vehicle is the last in the convoy and it maintains security and keeps the other vehicles safe. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/special-agent-combat-veteran-mother-3-and-bronze-star-medal-recipient-recounts-her Wed, 11/04/2015 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Ebola fighters from ICE Health Service Corps tell their stories https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ebola-fighters-ice-health-service-corps-tell-their-stories Four different USPHS teams responded to the call and joined thousands of U.S. civilians and military members, as well as individuals from the international community, to contain this rapidly spreading, often fatal, disease. Six IHSC USPHS officers deployed in support of this Ebola mission and on Sept. 29 at ICE headquarters in Washington, D.C., they recounted their experiences. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ebola-fighters-ice-health-service-corps-tell-their-stories Tue, 09/29/2015 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration Seasoned law enforcement leader tapped to head HSI Atlanta https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/seasoned-law-enforcement-leader-tapped-head-hsi-atlanta Nick S. Annan, who formerly served as the deputy special agent in charge in San Diego., takes over as the new special agent in charge (SAC) of the HSI office in Atlanta. Annan, who supervised more than 250 law enforcement personnel in San Diego, has also held several leadership positions within the agency, including chief of staff for HSI in Washington, D.C., and the deputy attaché in Rome, Italy. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/seasoned-law-enforcement-leader-tapped-head-hsi-atlanta Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration ICE Wilmington recognizes law enforcement partnerships https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-wilmington-recognizes-law-enforcement-partnerships Special Agent in Charge John Kelleghan presented the annual HSI "Exemplary Partnership Award" to Delaware Child Predator Task Force/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) members for their combined efforts to investigate a group of registered child sex offenders in Delaware involved in the distribution and production of child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-wilmington-recognizes-law-enforcement-partnerships Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:30 ICE Headline News Feed by Category - Management and Administration