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95 Criminal Aliens Removed in Florida Immigration Sweep

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 93 foreign nationals with criminal records and two others during a five-day enforcement action throughout Florida targeting convicted criminal aliens identified with being in violation of U.S. immigration law. continue reading »

3 Colombians Sentenced to 23 Months for Undocumented Immigrant Smuggling, Visa Fraud

Three Columbian nationals each were sentenced yesterday to 23 months in federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to smuggle aliens for profit and conspiracy to commit visa fraud in an extensive and sophisticated visa fraud scheme through which they fraudulently procured visas from the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia continue reading »

Bay Area restaurant Owners Charged with Undocumented Immigrants

A Pleasanton, Calif., couple who own a chain of Bay Area Mexican restaurants were arraigned in federal court here Monday after being charged in a 20-count criminal information with tax and immigration violations. continue reading »

13 Arrested in Puerto Rico over Money Laundering Charges

Thirteen individuals charged by a federal grand jury with money laundering were arrested this morning by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) working jointly with officers of the Puerto Rico Police Department. continue reading »

ICE Arrests 18 Unauthorized Immigrants for Sex Offenses in Georgia

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) administratively arrested 18 aliens in Georgia, Tuesday through Thursday, including sex offenders and other serious continue reading »

Illegal Re-entry by Immigrants #1 Crime Prosecuted in U.S. not Drug Crimes or Terrorism

According to information in a new report out of Syracuse University‚Äôs Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), re-entry into the U.S. by unauthorized immigrants was the crime most prosecuted by federal authorities. continue reading »

Miami: 6 Convicted Criminal Immigrants Arrested

Six convicted criminals residing in Miami were arrested on Tuesday by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) continue reading »

ICE Arrests 54 previously Deported Aliens in the NYC Area

This week, the largest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operation of its kind targeting previously deported criminal aliens was carried out all over the greater New York City area. Dubbed Operation R continue reading »

MX Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Illegal Re-entry, Firearms, Drugs

A previously deported Mexican national, who unlawfully re-entered the United States and illegally possessed drugs and firearms, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison following his guilty plea. continue reading »

5 Charged with Scheming to Transport Prostitutes to MD Brothels

Five men were charged in a criminal complaint and nine search warrants were executed yesterday in connection with a scheme to transport individuals from Virginia and Washington, D.C., to engage in prostitution in Annapolis and Easton, Md. continue reading »

Young Sex Slaves Saved From Trafficking Ring

Soledad was an easy mark for Juan Mendez and his girlfriend Christina Andres Perfecto to ensnare into their sex trafficking ring. Thirteen-year-old Soledad lived in poverty with her family in a small rural town in Mexico. continue reading »

Ark. Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Concealing Illegal Immigrants

Sen Chen, 46, of Mountain Home, Ark., was sentenced Wednesday to five years probation, including six months of home detention, a $5000 fine, and $100 special assessment, after pleading guilty to harboring and concealing illegal aliens, continue reading »

First Alabama Business Becomes IMAGE Partner with ICE

Long's Human Resource Services in Mobile is the first Alabama business to become a member of the IMAGE program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Short for "ICE Mutual Agreement between continue reading »

8 L.A. Gang Leaders Indicted on State Extortion Charges

Eight men believed to be leaders of the violent Canoga Park Alabama street gang based in the San Fernando Valley pleaded not guilty Friday to state conspiracy and extortion charges that, with the accompanying gang sentencing enhancement, could send them to prison for life. continue reading »

Deportations in Northwestern States Decrease for 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, federal data is showing a decrease in the deportation of undocumented immigrants in Northwestern states Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. The 9 percent drop reported at the end of the 2010 continue reading »

Mexican Murder Suspect Returned to Mexico

A fugitive Mexican national murder suspect arrested on Halloween in Marysville, Calif., was turned over Wednesday to Mexican law enforcement officials at the border in San Ysidro, Calif., by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). continue reading »

One Out of Three Deportation Requests Denied

As immigration reform is being argued all across the country, deportations are at a high, but one out of three deportation requests are being rejected according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. continue reading »

Illinois Counties Use ICE’s “Secure Communities” Biometric Program

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in Crawford, De Witt, Ford and Piatt counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully continue reading »

19 Year-Old Honduran National Sentenced for Human Trafficking

A Honduran national was sentenced on Friday to 100 months in federal prison for attempting to kidnap illegal aliens. This investigation was conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Domincan Man Gets 14 Months For Falsely Applying for US Passport

A man from the Dominican Republic who lived in New Britain, Conn., was sentenced on Thursday to 14 months in prison for making a false application for a U.S. passport. This sentence was announced by David B. Fein continue reading »