ICE's #FridayFive January 8, 2021

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HSI INVESTIGATION | Houston man admits to hijacking interstate freight shipment

A 22-year-old Houston man pleaded guilty to theft from an interstate cargo shipment Jan. 7, in the Southern District of Texas. Maksims Klopovs admitted he was to be paid for picking up a large load of electronics originally set for delivery to a college in Corpus Christi. Read more


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ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL | ICE arrests 21 across the US during Operation No Safe Haven Plus

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 18 foreign nationals sought for their roles in known or suspected human rights violations or human smuggling and trafficking during a nationwide operation which concluded on Dec. 17, 2020. Read more


REENTRY ARRESTS | ICE Houston arrests 9 criminal aliens wanted for illegally reentering US

ERO Houston announced Jan.6, the results of a recent enforcement action targeting criminal aliens who are alleged to have illegally reentered the United States after having previously been removed. From Nov.1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020, ERO Houston arrested nine criminal aliens in the greater Houston area after securing criminal arrest warrants for illegal reentry. Read more

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ALIEN REMOVAL | ERO removes Mexican fugitive wanted in Sonora for possession for military firearms

ERO removed Miguel Donato Aviles-Yocupicio, a Mexican national wanted in his country for carrying firearms and being in possession of firearm cartridges, on Dec. 29, 2020. Read more



CAREERS | #ICYMI: ICE is hiring

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