ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by State en Copyright 2020 Fri, 03 Feb 2023 15:49:21 -0500 Tue, 10 Jan 2023 17:13:27 -0500 ERO Atlanta removes foreign fugitive wanted for murder https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-atlanta-removes-foreign-fugitive-wanted-murder Tivurcio Serrato Colorado, a 36-year-old unlawfully present Mexican national, was flown from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas on Jan. 4. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-atlanta-removes-foreign-fugitive-wanted-murder Tue, 10 Jan 2023 17:13:27 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Foreign fugitive on 100 Most Wanted list by El Salvador Police, removed to El Salvador https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/foreign-fugitive-100-most-wanted-list-el-salvador-police-removed-el-salvador Eric Hernandez Bonilla, a 24-year-old unlawfully present Salvadoran national, was flown from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the El Salvador International Airport. Upon arrival, he was turned over to the proper authorities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/foreign-fugitive-100-most-wanted-list-el-salvador-police-removed-el-salvador Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:45:44 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Accused human rights violator from Ethiopia arrested on charge of fraudulently obtaining US citizenship https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/accused-human-rights-violator-ethiopia-arrested-charge-fraudulently-obtaining-us According to the indictment – which was unsealed following the arrest – Mezemr Abebe Belayneh, 65, of Snellville, served as a civilian interrogator at a makeshift prison in Dilla, Ethiopia, during a period in the late 1970s known as the Red Terror. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/accused-human-rights-violator-ethiopia-arrested-charge-fraudulently-obtaining-us Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:33:24 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia 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. Eulalio Alvarez-Lizama https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-home-country Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:20:28 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia 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, 22 Dec 2020 12:38:34 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI arrests Georgia resident for selling illegal pesticide, claiming it protects against coronavirus https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-arrests-georgia-resident-selling-illegal-pesticide-claiming-it-protects Rong Sun, a/k/a Vicky Sun made her initial appearance on federal criminal charges Thursday for illegally importing and selling an unregistered pesticide, and mailing a prohibited article, as part of an online scheme offering the product for sale on Ebay while claiming, without any legal basis, the illegal pesticide would protect persons from coronavirus. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-arrests-georgia-resident-selling-illegal-pesticide-claiming-it-protects Tue, 14 Apr 2020 07:45:15 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE removes Canadian national after completion of accessory to murder sentence https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-canadian-national-after-completion-accessory-murder-sentence Elizabeth Roxanne Haysom, 55, convicted of two counts of accessory before the fact to murder was removed from the U.S. Wednesday, pursuant to a final order of removal, by officers with ICE's ERO. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-canadian-national-after-completion-accessory-murder-sentence Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:45:00 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI Atlanta announces human trafficking awareness campaign https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-announces-human-trafficking-awareness-campaign As part of the month-long awareness campaign, HSI Atlanta is speaking in several high-profile events around the southeast. Events include: conducting presentations at the 5th annual Tapestri Human Trafficking Forum in Atlanta, the 5th annual Traffick Jam event in Savannah, and the United States Attorney’s Office Human Trafficking taskforce meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-announces-human-trafficking-awareness-campaign Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:30:00 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI Atlanta renews IMAGE agreement with Cobb County government https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-renews-image-agreement-cobb-county-government-0 Cobb County, founded December 3, 1832, is a suburban county of Atlanta with a population of 760,000. It is Georgia’s third most-populous county. The county employs approximately 5,000 people. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-renews-image-agreement-cobb-county-government-0 Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:00:30 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE arrests 2 during Operation No Safe Haven in Georgia https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-2-during-operation-no-safe-haven-georgia ERO Atlanta officers arrested an individual from Central America involved in military operation that specifically targeted women and children and an individual from Africa affiliated with a regime directly responsible for human rights atrocities against citizens in his country of origin. The two individuals had already received final orders of removal and will be removed from United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-2-during-operation-no-safe-haven-georgia Fri, 06 Sep 2019 17:15:45 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Georgia business owner, illegal alien charged with exploiting illegal workers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-business-owner-illegal-alien-charged-exploiting-illegal-workers Unlawfully present Mexican national Juan Antonio Perez, 46, was indicted on federal felony charges May 7 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia pursuant to a years-long investigation by ICE's HSI that culminated in the simultaneous execution of six federal search warrants in Georgia and Tennessee last week resulting in the federal criminal charges issued Wednesday. Georgia business owner, illegal alien charged with exploiting illegal workers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-business-owner-illegal-alien-charged-exploiting-illegal-workers Thu, 09 May 2019 12:30:00 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE, CBP operation nets over $24 million in fake sports-related merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-cbp-operation-nets-over-24-million-fake-sports-related-merchandise Special agents from HSI teamed with industry, CBP, Atlanta police officers and other partner agencies to identify flea markets, retail outlets and street vendors selling counterfeit goods during the week leading up to Super Bowl LIII. They seized fake jerseys, hats, cell-phone accessories and thousands of other bogus items prepared to be sold to unsuspecting consumers. ICE, CBP operation nets over $24 million in fake sports-related merchandise , ICE, CBP operation nets over $24 million in fake sports-related merchandise , ICE, CBP operation nets over $24 million in fake sports-related merchandise , ICE, CBP operation nets over $24 million in fake sports-related merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-cbp-operation-nets-over-24-million-fake-sports-related-merchandise Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:15:00 -0500 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE Academy instructors teach prospective deportation officers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-academy-instructors-teach-prospective-deportation-officers ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers are among the most highly trained federal law enforcement officers in the United States. But who teaches them to be deportation officers? Answer: instructors at the Basic Immigration Enforcement Training Program (BIETP), located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia.  ICE Academy instructors teach prospective deportation officers , ICE Academy instructors teach prospective deportation officers , ICE Academy instructors teach prospective deportation officers , ICE Academy instructors teach prospective deportation officers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-academy-instructors-teach-prospective-deportation-officers Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:15:30 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI Academy trains special agent candidates https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-academy-trains-special-agent-candidates CITP is a 56-day program that provides HSI special agent trainees, as well as criminal investigators from other federal agencies, with an understanding of basic criminal investigative techniques. Seasoned HSI special agents, along with instructors from FLETC and numerous other federal agencies, bring their expertise and knowledge to instruct trainees on topics such as criminal law, enforcement operations, courtroom testimony and other interdisciplinary approaches to becoming an effective criminal investigator in today’s fast-paced and changing world. ICE HSI Academy trains special agent candidates https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-academy-trains-special-agent-candidates Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:30:45 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Georgia man indicted for child pornography production, distribution in Atlanta-area sextortion scheme https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-man-indicted-child-pornography-production-distribution-atlanta-area Benjamin Jenkins, a/k/a “Rei,” a/k/a “Reithe8th,” a/k/a “Dani Domo, was indicted by a federal grand jury May 23 and ordered held in federal custody pending trial in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-man-indicted-child-pornography-production-distribution-atlanta-area Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:45:45 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE removes Salvadoran MS-13 gang member wanted on murder, terrorism charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-murder-terrorism-charges Juan Saravia-Salamanca, an unlawfully present Salvadoran national, was located and arrested by an ICE ERO Fugitive Operations Team outside his Raleigh, N.C., residence Dec. 12, 2017, after the government of El Salvador informed ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) National Gang Unit Nov. 21, 2017, that it had issued a warrant for Mr. Saravia-Salamanca’s arrest. ICE removes Salvadoran MS-13 gang member wanted on murder, terrorism charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-salvadoran-ms-13-gang-member-wanted-murder-terrorism-charges Fri, 25 May 2018 14:45:30 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI Atlanta combats female genital mutilation at world's busiest airport https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-combats-female-genital-mutilation-worlds-busiest-airport HSI Atlanta’s outreach is an extension of Operation Limelight USA, a pilot program designed by HSI’s Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC) to bring awareness to FGM and deter its practice. The program is a U.S. based version of the United Kingdom’s Operation Limelight at Heathrow Airport conducted by the Metropolitan Police Service and Border Force. ICE HSI Atlanta combats female genital mutilation at world's busiest airport , ICE HSI Atlanta combats female genital mutilation at world's busiest airport , ICE HSI Atlanta combats female genital mutilation at world's busiest airport https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-atlanta-combats-female-genital-mutilation-worlds-busiest-airport Wed, 23 May 2018 09:15:15 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Russian cyber-criminal pleads guilty to role in multimillion dollar online identity theft ring https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/russian-cyber-criminal-pleads-guilty-role-multimillion-dollar-online-identity-theft Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, aka Track2, aka Bulba, aka Ncux, 33, entered guilty pleas in two separate criminal cases at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones of the Northern District of Georgia. Seleznev pleaded guilty to one count of participating in a racketeering enterprise related to an indictment returned in the District of Nevada, and one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud as part of an indictment returned in the Northern District of Georgia. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/russian-cyber-criminal-pleads-guilty-role-multimillion-dollar-online-identity-theft Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:15:00 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE arrests Guatemalan man in Atlanta wanted for murder https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-guatemalan-man-atlanta-wanted-murder Carlos Chavez, 34, has been a fugitive since March 2003 when a superior court judge in Fulton County, Georgia, issued a warrant for Chavez’s arrest. Chavez is accused of shooting and killing Francisco Chavez (no relation) with a handgun. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-guatemalan-man-atlanta-wanted-murder Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:15:30 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia 11 indicted for laundering $40 million in Atlanta-area drug proceeds https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/11-indicted-laundering-40-million-atlanta-area-drug-proceeds According to court documents, in 2014, HSI Atlanta special agents began investigating individuals across the Atlanta area that were suspected of using money-broker businesses to launder drug proceeds from the United States back to Mexico by breaking up large amounts of cash into smaller transactions, and using false names and addresses in an attempt to disguise the electronic transfers as remittances. 11 indicted for laundering $40 million in Atlanta-area drug proceeds https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/11-indicted-laundering-40-million-atlanta-area-drug-proceeds Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:30:45 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ERO Lumpkin core location of ICE operations https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-lumpkin-core-location-ice-operations Hidden among the wildlife and rural landscape of southwest Georgia sits one of the largest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers in the United States. Beddingfield Inn, Lumpkin, Georgia , Callaway Gardens, Lumpkin , Flatrock Park, Lumpkin , Florence Marina, Georgia , Providence Canyon State Park, Georgia , River Bend Park, Georgia , Riverwalk, Lumpkin , Stewart County Courthouse, Lumpkin https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-lumpkin-core-location-ice-operations Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:15:30 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ottp-operations-glynco-georgia-ice-academy-prepares-next-generation-officers Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Instructor, Nathan S. Brown, recognizes the importance of the Academy’s instructional staff: “Every agent I come in contact with has the potential to face a very real set of life or death decisions. It is my job to prepare them, to the best of my ability, for that day.” ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers , ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers , ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers , ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers , ICE OTTP Operations Glynco, Georgia: ICE Academy prepares next generation of officers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ottp-operations-glynco-georgia-ice-academy-prepares-next-generation-officers Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:30:15 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE OTTP instructor helps save life https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ottp-instructor-helps-save-life Gueringer, a firearms programs specialist and tactical instructor with ICE’s Office of Training and Tactical Programs (OTTP), was class coordinator for a group of officers with the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate’s Federal Protective Service (FPS). ICE OTTP instructor helps save life , ICE OTTP instructor helps save life , ICE OTTP instructor helps save life https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ottp-instructor-helps-save-life Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:30:15 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia Atlanta HSI, CBP establish coordination center to promote trade enforcement https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/atlanta-hsi-cbp-establish-coordination-center-promote-trade-enforcement ICE HSI Atlanta Special Agent in Charge Nick Annan and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Atlanta Field Office Director Robert M. Del Toro signed an MOA between the agencies Wednesday to implement the Atlanta Trade Enforcement Coordination Center (TECC). Atlanta HSI, CBP establish coordination center to promote trade enforcement , Atlanta HSI, CBP establish coordination center to promote trade enforcement https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/atlanta-hsi-cbp-establish-coordination-center-promote-trade-enforcement Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:30:30 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia ICE HSI Dalton small in numbers, big in experience https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-dalton-small-numbers-big-experience An industrial town, Dalton is commonly referred to as the “Carpet Capital of the World” or the “First Lady of Carpet.” It is home to several carpet and flooring industry corporations such as Mohawk, Shaw Industries and Engineered Floors, among others. In the 1970s, Dalton had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the United States. The following story is the latest in a series of features highlighting ICE’s smaller field offices https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-dalton-small-numbers-big-experience Fri, 02 Jun 2017 17:45:45 -0400 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Georgia