Enforcement and Removal Operations

ICE Shifts Resources to Combat Fraudulent Family Claims by Migrants at Border

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are deploying additional resources to the southwest border to combat the number of false family claims being made by Central American migrants. Of 100 interviews conducted this month, Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) special agents say they found evidence of fraud in more than 25 percent of family unit claims.

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 400 migrants in a five-minute period on March 19, 2019. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Paso Sector)

Grand Jury Probing Judge for Helping Migrant Avoid ICE, Say Feds

A federal grand jury is reportedly investigating a rookie Massachusetts judge after she allegedly allowed a suspected illegal alien to avoid arrest by immigration officers. The judge reportedly allowed the man to take a rear exit from a courtroom after learning federal officers were planning an arrest.

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ICE Officer Injured in Texas Shootout — Suspect Killed

Officials report that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer engaged in a shootout with a suspect in San Antonio on Tuesday morning. The suspect allegedly fired on the immigration officers who were attempting to serve a warrant. One officer sustained an injury during the incident and the suspect was killed.

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Previously Deported Salvadoran Sent Home on Fugitive Murder Warrant

Immigration officers removed a previously deported Salvadoran wanted for homicide in his native country on Thursday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed the criminal alien after he fled to the U.S. to avoid prosecution for an alleged aggravated homicide.

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Texas ICE Operation Lands 145 Due for Deportation

Immigration officers arrested nearly 150 criminal aliens, previously deported illegal immigrants, and foreign nationals subject to an order of removal during a seven-day targeted operation in Central and South Texas. The operation took place in Texas cities from Waco and southward to the Rio Grande Valley.

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Top 10 ICE Stories for 2017

Officers and agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had a busy year in 2017. New leadership set up the agency to increase immigration enforcement efforts.

ICE removes MS-13 Gang Member

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.

ICE Agents bust transnational 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).

ICE ERO Officers arrest criminal alien.

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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