Tag: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE Arrests 800 MS-13 Gang Members in FY2017

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents arrested nearly 800 members of the hyper-violent transnational MS-13 gang in operations carried out across the U.S. in Fiscal Year 2017. The arrests came as part of an emphasis from the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security that resulted in the arrest of nearly 5,000 total gang members.

101 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in ICE Operation

Federal officers in New Jersey arrested 101 illegal immigrants–most with criminal histories–during a targeted, five-day operation that ended Friday. Those arrested include people with convictions for sexual assault of a minor, child abuse, distribution of drugs, possession of child porn, a variety of sexual offenses, and other violence.

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ICE Arrests 42 Criminal Aliens Released by Sanctuary New York

Immigration officers based in New York City arrested 42 criminal aliens released by sanctuary jurisdictions. Thirteen other foreign nationals were also arrested as part of a six-day targeted operation carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Oregon Rep. Angered after ICE Asked Possible Suspect for Identification

An Oregon congresswoman seems is angry that immigration officers contacted a suspect and asked him for identification. The man turned out to be a U.S. citizen and not the person they were searching for. The congresswoman is demanding answers from the responsible agency about what appears to be routine police work.

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ICE Busts Twice-Deported Criminal Alien

Immigration officers arrested a Mexican national in New York City. The criminal alien has been removed from the U.S. twice before after a conviction for child endangerment.

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California’s Sanctuary Law Reckless, Dangerous, Says Sheriff’s Association

The move by the State of California to provide statewide sanctuary to illegal aliens is dangerous and reckless, says the National Sheriffs Association. The law signed by Governor Jerry Brown blocks police from inquiring about the immigration status of suspects or from assisting federal immigration officers in the performance of their duties.

2nd Man Charged for Deaths of 10 Illegal Aliens in Texas

Federal prosecutors obtained an indictment charging a second man for the deaths of 10 illegal immigrants while being smuggled in a hot 18-wheeler this summer. The Department of Justice (DOJ) also announced it is not seeking the death penalty in these cases.

Stiff Sentences Given for Five Human Smuggling Stash House Operators

Five men in the Rio Grande Valley received prison sentences ranging from 16 to 30 years each for their roles in a human smuggling stash house kidnapping scheme. The men stole the human cargo from a stash house and then demanded the victims call family members to pay a ransom for their release. Two other previously deported illegal aliens also received sentences in the case.

ICE Busts 32 Sex Offender Criminal Aliens in Sanctuary City

Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency arrested 32 criminal aliens previously convicted of sex crimes in the sanctuary jurisdiction of Long Island, New York. The arrests came during Operation SOAR (Sex Offender Alien Removal), a 10-day operation that ended on August 3.