AILA Doc. No. 17041232 | Dated May 25, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) conducts targeted fugitive operations on a regular basis, both nationwide and locally in 24 field offices across the United States. ICE deportation officers carry out targeted enforcement operations daily nationwide. These operations involve existing and established Fugitive Operations Teams.
During the targeted enforcement operations, ICE officers frequently encounter other foreign nationals. They are evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and, when appropriate, they are arrested by ICE officers.
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ICE announced the arrest of nearly 200 individuals after a five-day expanded enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area. Since President Trump signed the Executive Orders (EOs) regarding immigration enforcement priorities, ICE has arrested more than 41,000 individuals nationwide who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally, a nearly 40 percent increase over the same period in 2016.
ICE announced a six-week nationwide gang operation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations concluded with 1,378 arrests across the United States. Three individuals arrested previously had deferred action under DACA. The notice notes that since the start of DACA in 2012, DHS has terminated deferred action for approximately 1,500 recipients due to criminality or gang affiliation concerns. Ten individuals arrested during this operation crossed the border as unaccompanied minors. Nine of the 10 were confirmed as gang members, eight of whom were MS13 gang members.
ICE announced that 76 criminal foreign nationals were arrested throughout Florida and Puerto Rico during an enforcement action that was conducted between April 18 and April 21, 2017.
ICE announced that 95 criminal foreign nationals were arrested throughout southeast Texas during a five-day enforcement action that began on April 17, 2017.
ICE announced the arrest of 26 foreign nationals throughout Colorado and Wyoming during an enforcement action that ran between 3/31/17 and 4/3/17. All those arrested were men ranging in age between 18 and 56 years old.
ICE announced the arrest of 82 individuals from 26 different countries during a five-day operation focused in Virginia and the District of Columbia that ran from March 26 to March 30, 2017.
ICE announced the arrest of 31 foreign nationals during a three-day operation in New York.
ICE announced the arrest of 75 foreign nationals during a three-day operation in North Texas and Oklahoma that ran between April 1 and April 3, 2017. Of those arrested, 73 were men; two were women; they ranged in age between 18 and 61 years old.
ICE announced the arrest of 153 foreign nationals throughout South Texas during a 12-day enforcement action that began on March 20 and ended on March 31, 2017. The ICE operation took place in Austin, San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley, and Laredo areas.
ICE announced the arrest of 84 foreign nationals in the Pacific Northwest, in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington during a three-day operation.
ICE announced that 26 criminal foreign nationals from Mexico and Honduras were arrested by Dallas ICE officers during a three-day operation. ICE officers identified these men at the Tarrant Country (Texas) Jail as part of a criminal alien program operation.
ICE announced that 248 foreign nationals were arrested over a two-week period in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware.
ICE announced that 61 foreign nationals were arrested during a five-day operation in Nevada.
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