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Tag Results for "Ice"

Charges in Panamanian Drug Ring that Hid Coke and Heroin in Hair Weaves and Wigs

Twelve individuals from the Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland – and the country of Panama – have been charged in a 20-count indictment alleging international drug trafficking. continue reading »

‘Piolin’ aka Tweety Bird Extradited from Mexico for Killing Federal Agent Zapata

Julian Zapata Espinoza, also known as "Piolin," (Tweety Bird) has been extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges for his alleged participation in the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Challenges Immigration Officials: Stick to Deporting Criminals

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D- IL) escorted Mr. Gabino Sanchez to his first supervisory meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in Charleston, South Carolina this week continue reading »

NYC and Mayor Bloomberg Limit Cooperation with Immigration Officials

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law a measure that limits in certain circumstances the cooperation between the New York City Department of Corrections and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. continue reading »

Boston Immigration Sweep Nets 53 Convicted Criminal Aliens, Majority from Dominican Republic

During a four-day targeted enforcement operation in and around Boston that ended Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 53 convicted criminal aliens. continue reading »

3 Sentenced for Traffikcing Mexican Women in the U.S. and Forcing Them Into Prostitution

Three Mexican citizens were sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to force Mexican women to engage in prostitution, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

Number of Deportation Cases to be Halted Increasing

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday began reviewing new deportation cases, a move that increases the number of undocumented foreigners who could have their deportations suspended in accord with the new federal policy. continue reading »

69 Undocumented Aliens from Dominican Republican Caught on Small Wooden Boat in Puerto Rico

A combined effort by law enforcement authorities under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted this week a “yola” type vessel with 69 undocumented aliens on board seven miles off the northwestern coast of the island. continue reading »

FBI Breaks Up Major Fake ID Ring Supplying to Undocumented Aliens in Over 40 States & Mexico

More than 300 law enforcement officers from federal and local agencies executed dozens of arrest and search warrants this week relative to multiple fraudulent document rings operating in continue reading »

Best Western, Chick-fil-A, Inc., Hyatt, Kelly Services, Lexmark, and Smoothie King Join with ICE

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today seven major employers in the U.S. including Best Western International, Chick-fil-A, Inc., Hyatt, Kelly Services, Lexmark, Smoothie King and Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America have agreed to partner with ICE by joining the agency's employment continue reading »

Texas Hotel Owner Sentenced 15 Yrs in Prison for Smuggling & Harboring 5,000 Illegal Aliens

A downtown El Paso hotel owner was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for conspiracy to smuggle, transport and/or harbor illegal aliens, money laundering and tax fraud. continue reading »

7,500 Rounds of Ammunition About to be Smuggled to Mexico Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, arrested a man for attempting to smuggle nearly 7,500 rounds of ammunition into Mexico yesterday. continue reading »

ICE to Immigrants: “The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls”

On the night of October 20, 2010, Angel Enrique and Jesus Antonio were in bed in their small, two-bedroom apartment in the Clairmont complex in Nashville. continue reading »

ACLU Sues Immigration Officials Over Sexual Assaults of Female Immigrant Detainees

The ACLU of Texas filed suit in federal district court seeking class action damages on behalf of three immigrant women who were sexually assaulted while in custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center in Taylor, along with numerous others who experienced similar trauma. continue reading »

Record Number of Undocumented Immigrant Deportations, Nearly 400,000 in Fiscal 2011

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton today announced the agency's fiscal year 2011 year-end removal numbers, highlighting trends that underscore the administration's focus on removing individuals from the country that fall into priority areas for enforcement. continue reading »

7-day Immigration Enforcement Sweep Nets 2,900 Criminal Aliens

As part of the Obama administration's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day national "Cross Check" enforcement operation - which led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens. continue reading »

Country’s First 24-Hour Deportation Hotline Launches in Chicago

The country's first 24-hour Deportation Family Support Hotline launched yesterday to help Illinois families and children left behind in deportations. The HELP-MY-F(amily) hotline will serve callers from Illinois in English, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese. continue reading »

Major Chicagoland Gang Sweep by Immigration Officials

Special agents with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in close partnership with local law enforcement, arrested 25 individuals during a week-long operation that ended late Tuesday. continue reading »

Showing its true Colors: Dept of Homeland Security Comes Clean with its Mass Deportation Agenda

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced significant changes to Secure Communities(S-Comm), the department’s signature immigration enforcement program. Starting Friday, DHS will unilaterally rescind Memoranda of Agreement with 42 states that authorized fingerprint information sharing with DHS under the flawed S-Comm progra continue reading »

ICE Arrests TX Pawn Shop Employees for Ammo Smuggling into Mexico

A local pawn shop manager and five other employees were arrested on Wednesday on federal ammunition-smuggling charges by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »