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Statement by ICE Director John Morton on the tragic death of Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora

November 11, 2011

"ICE mourns the loss of Secretary Francisco Blake Mora and our Mexican law enforcement colleagues who passed away in this tragic helicopter crash. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and those serving within Mexico's Interior Ministry.

"We will never forget their sacrifice, dedication to public safety and service to the people of Mexico. ICE will continue the tremendous partnership we have built with Mexico that Secretary Blake Mora personified."

Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/12/2019