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5-Time Deportee Gets 10 Years for Illegal Re-Entry

A Dallas federal court sentenced a five-time deported criminal alien to a 10-year prison term for illegally re-entering the United States after removal. The sentence is the maximum allowed under the federal sentencing guidelines. Senior U.S. District Court Judge John

ICE Arrest in Dallas - 4-1-17

ICE: Large Weapons Cache Seized En Route to Mexico

Federal law enforcement officials say a large weapons cache seized in the Texas border town of Laredo was likely heading to Mexico. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents and other law enforcement agencies teamed up to stop a large quantity of semi-automatic weapons, ammunition, and ballistic armor from being smuggled to Mexican drug cartels in Nuevo Laredo.

Laredo Weapons Cache seized by ICE HSI Agents.

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.

NY Police Raid MS-13 Hangouts — Arrest Nine

Suffolk County law enforcement and New York State Liquor Authority officers conducted inspections at two known MS-13 haunts in New York. The inspections led to the arrest of seven people. Officials turned two others over to immigration officials.

MS-13 gang member

Feds Seize $7.2 Million in Drugs at Border in Day

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized drugs worth more than $7,200,000 on one day at the Port of Nogales in Nogales, Arizona. Nogales shares a border with Sonora, Mexico, and is Arizona’s largest border city.

Cocaine stashed in car.

Nearly 1,000 Gang Members with Ties to ‘Transnational Criminal’ Groups Arrested across US

An operation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents across the United States has landed 976 gang members and associates with ties to transnational criminal gangs have been arrested in an operation named Project Wildfire. The arrests took place in 282 cities across the U.S. during a six-week period. The targets of the sweep were people affiliated with transnational criminal gangs or other transnational criminal activities.

Gang Units making arrests - HSI Video shot