ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by State en Copyright 2020 Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:55:23 -0500 ICE removes WWII Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-wwii-nazi-concentration-camp-guard-germany Friedrich Karl Berger, a German citizen, participated in Nazi-sponsored persecution while serving in 1945 as an armed guard of concentration camp prisoners in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp system (Neuengamme). He was ordered removed from the United States in February 2020. ICE removes WWII Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-wwii-nazi-concentration-camp-guard-germany Sat, 02/20/2021 - 08:34 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia 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 State - District of Columbia DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/dhs-prevents-millions-counterfeit-n95-masks-reaching-hospital-workers-first Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) federal agents have seized approximately 10 million counterfeit 3M N95 respirator masks in recent weeks, the result of ongoing collaboration between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and manufacturer 3M to prevent counterfeit masks from reaching hospital workers and first responders. DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders , DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders , DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders , DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders , DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders , DHS prevents millions of counterfeit N95 masks from reaching hospital workers, first responders https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/dhs-prevents-millions-counterfeit-n95-masks-reaching-hospital-workers-first Wed, 02/17/2021 - 17:20 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE recognizes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-recognizes-international-day-zero-tolerance-female-genital-mutilation Partners of the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC) including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section (HRSP) of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division join foreign government partners, non-governmental organizations and local communities to call for the eradication of the practice. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-recognizes-international-day-zero-tolerance-female-genital-mutilation Tue, 02/09/2021 - 14:27 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia Chinese national charged with criminal conspiracy to export US power amplifiers to China following ICE investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/chinese-national-charged-criminal-conspiracy-export-us-power-amplifiers-china An indictment was unsealed this week charging Cheng Bo, also known as Joe Cheng, a 45-year-old national of the People’s Republic of China, with participating in a criminal conspiracy from 2012-2015 to violate U.S. export laws by shipping U.S. power amplifiers to China, the result of a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Los Angeles, the FBI and the Department of Commerce. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/chinese-national-charged-criminal-conspiracy-export-us-power-amplifiers-china Fri, 01/29/2021 - 17:55 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE announces extension to I-9 compliance flexibility https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-2 ICE today announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, DHS will extend this policy until March 31, 2021. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-2 Wed, 01/27/2021 - 19:09 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia HSI, Australian Federal Police identify 245 victims of child exploitation by predator posing as popular YouTube star https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-australian-federal-police-identify-245-victims-child-exploitation-predator-posing An investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old Australian citizen who is now facing a total of 247 charges related to 245 alleged child victims in the United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-australian-federal-police-identify-245-victims-child-exploitation-predator-posing Mon, 01/25/2021 - 10:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia MS-13’s highest-ranking leaders charged with terrorism offenses in US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ms-13s-highest-ranking-leaders-charged-terrorism-offenses-us Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in Central Islip, New York charging 14 of the world’s highest-ranking MS-13 leaders who are known today as the Ranfla Nacional, which operated as the organization’s Board of Directors, and directed MS-13’s violence and criminal activity around the world for almost two decades. FREDY IVAN JANDRES-PARADA (“Lucky de Park View” and “Lacky de Park View”) , CESAR HUMBERTO LOPEZ-LARIOS (“El Grenas de Stoners” and “Oso de Stoners”) , HUGO ARMANDO QUINTEROS-MINEROS (“Flaco de Francis”) https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ms-13s-highest-ranking-leaders-charged-terrorism-offenses-us Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:42 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia HSI-led National IPR Center, International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition join forces to stop counterfeits goods around the world https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-led-national-ipr-center-international-anticounterfeiting-coalition-join-forces The IPR Center’s partnership with IACC provides a framework to enhance investigative efforts into intellectual property crime through joint events, law enforcement training, community outreach and information sharing. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-led-national-ipr-center-international-anticounterfeiting-coalition-join-forces Tue, 01/12/2021 - 13:56 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia During National Human Trafficking Awareness Month ICE emphasizes the significance of confronting the global issue https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/during-national-human-trafficking-awareness-month-ice-emphasizes-significance U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) joins the nation in honoring National Human Trafficking Awareness Month to bring attention to the international crime and the work of law enforcement to deter human trafficking, bring traffickers to justice and to assist victims. Human trafficking centers on exploitation and is considered a form of modern slavery. CCHT https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/during-national-human-trafficking-awareness-month-ice-emphasizes-significance Mon, 01/11/2021 - 15:49 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE arrests 21 across the US during Operation No Safe Haven Plus https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-21-across-us-during-operation-no-safe-haven-plus The ICE National Fugitive Operations Program, in coordination with the ICE Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center, and the ICE Office of the Principal Legal Advisor, worked with ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Newark, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco and Salt Lake City field offices to arrest these fugitives. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-21-across-us-during-operation-no-safe-haven-plus Wed, 12/30/2020 - 16:21 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE announces extension to I-9 compliance flexibility https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-1 ICE today announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, DHS will extend this policy until Jan. 31, 2021. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-1 Wed, 12/23/2020 - 11:11 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia FY 2020: ICE annual report highlights operational successes in year shrouded by COVID-19 https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/fy-2020-ice-annual-report-highlights-operational-successes-year-shrouded-covid-19 ICE announced Wednesday the agency’s fiscal year 2020 annual report numbers, highlighting trends that underscore the administration’s focus on enforcing immigration laws and leading investigations that threaten or exploit the customs and immigration laws of the United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/fy-2020-ice-annual-report-highlights-operational-successes-year-shrouded-covid-19 Wed, 12/23/2020 - 10:59 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia 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 State - District of Columbia ICE publishes monthly report on enforcement actions due to 287(g) cooperative agreements https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-publishes-monthly-report-enforcement-actions-due-287g-cooperative-agreements ICE’s 287(g) reports detail examples of enforcement actions made as a direct result of the cooperative agreements between state and local law enforcement partners and the federal agency. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-publishes-monthly-report-enforcement-actions-due-287g-cooperative-agreements Tue, 12/15/2020 - 09:51 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia Criminal aliens violate release conditions, reoffend after ICE is forced to reduce Adelanto https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/criminal-aliens-violate-release-conditions-reoffend-after-ice-forced-reduce-adelanto ICE announced the release of dozens of criminal aliens from the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in Adelanto, California, in October due to a Central District of California judicial order. Some of those detainees have violated the terms of their release and have already been rearrested by local law enforcement. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/criminal-aliens-violate-release-conditions-reoffend-after-ice-forced-reduce-adelanto Tue, 12/08/2020 - 19:10 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE pivots to combat COVID-19 vaccine fraud with launch of Operation Stolen Promise 2.0 https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-pivots-combat-covid-19-vaccine-fraud-launch-operation-stolen-promise-20 Despite widespread illness and death caused by COVID-19, many individuals and criminal networks are continuing to exploit the pandemic for illegal financial gains, using fraudulent schemes to source, produce, export or sell fake vaccines and related products, according to investigators. ICE pivots to combat COVID-19 vaccine fraud with launch of Operation Stolen Promise 2.0 , ICE pivots to combat COVID-19 vaccine fraud with launch of Operation Stolen Promise 2.0 , ICE pivots to combat COVID-19 vaccine fraud with launch of Operation Stolen Promise 2.0 https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-pivots-combat-covid-19-vaccine-fraud-launch-operation-stolen-promise-20 Mon, 11/30/2020 - 15:08 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia IPR Center, Amazon launch ‘Operation Fulfilled Action’ to stop counterfeits https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ipr-center-amazon-launch-operation-fulfilled-action-stop-counterfeits The IPR Center and Amazon today announced the launch of a joint operation to prevent counterfeit goods from entering the U.S. and help protect American consumers. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ipr-center-amazon-launch-operation-fulfilled-action-stop-counterfeits Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:02 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia Removal order upheld against Tennessee man who served as Nazi concentration camp guard during WWII https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/removal-order-upheld-against-tennessee-man-who-served-nazi-concentration-camp-guard The removal case and appeal were handled jointly by attorneys in ICE New Orleans Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (Memphis), and attorneys from DOJ’s HRSP, with the assistance of the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/removal-order-upheld-against-tennessee-man-who-served-nazi-concentration-camp-guard Thu, 11/19/2020 - 18:53 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE targets aliens who failed to depart US voluntarily in nationwide operation 'Broken Promise' https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-targets-aliens-who-failed-depart-us-voluntarily-nationwide-operation-broken Since Nov. 2, ICE ERO officers have arrested more than 150 individuals who failed to depart after being granted voluntary departure. About 86% of those arrested also had criminal convictions or pending charges. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-targets-aliens-who-failed-depart-us-voluntarily-nationwide-operation-broken Thu, 11/19/2020 - 12:08 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia IPR Center announces recipients of 2020 Partnership Awards for combating intellectual property, trade fraud crimes at inaugural awards ceremony https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ipr-center-announces-recipients-2020-partnership-awards-combating-intellectual Awards were presented to 32 organizations, including private sector companies, academic institutions and advocacy organizations, in seven categories: Operation Stolen Promise, E-Commerce Working Group, Sustained Partnerships, Evolving Partnerships, Operational Support, Trade Fraud Enforcement, and Counter-Proliferation Enforcement. Inaugural awards ceremony  https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ipr-center-announces-recipients-2020-partnership-awards-combating-intellectual Thu, 11/19/2020 - 10:08 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE announces extension to I-9 compliance flexibility https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-0 ICE today announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, DHS will extend this policy until Dec. 31, 2020. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-0 Wed, 11/18/2020 - 13:32 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE publishes monthly report on enforcement actions due to cooperative agreements https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-publishes-monthly-report-enforcement-actions-due-cooperative-agreements-1 A Honduran national charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and a Guatemalan national charged with carjacking, aggravated assault and battery are examples of the most egregious cases of detainers placed in October by local law enforcement officials with delegated 287(g) authority from ICE, as detailed in the latest monthly report. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-publishes-monthly-report-enforcement-actions-due-cooperative-agreements-1 Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE, international partners arrest 113 child predators https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-international-partners-arrest-113-child-predators OPC VII simultaneously targeted the distributors and producers of child sexual abuse material throughout the Americas. ICE, international partners arrest 113 child predators https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-international-partners-arrest-113-child-predators Thu, 11/12/2020 - 12:40 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia ICE releases first health service corps annual report https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-releases-first-health-service-corps-annual-report In FY20, IHSC executed over $315 million, an increase of $16.8 million from FY 2019 to support delivery of medical care services and perform COVID-19 operational requirements.  Health Care Services Provided by 20 IHSC-staffed Facilities in FY 2020 , IHSC Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-releases-first-health-service-corps-annual-report Thu, 11/05/2020 - 16:38 ICE Headline News Feed by State - District of Columbia