NEW YORK — Enforcement and Removing Operations (ERO) New York Metropolis officers effected the voluntary return of Abdiel Emanuel De la Garza Hernandez, an unlawfully current Mexican citizen needed for murder Feb. 2.
De la Garza departed the USA by way of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations flight from New York to Mexico, the place he was turned over to native authorities.
ERO deportation officers accompanied De la Garza as he was turned over to Mexican authorities upon arrival in his house nation.
On an unknown date and at an unknown location, De la Garza entered the USA with out permission. On Feb. 5, 2019, the District of Chetumal Quintana Roo in Mexico issued a warrant for De la Garza’s arrest for murder. On Nov. 17, 2022, ERO New York Metropolis arrested De la Garza and positioned him in custody. On the identical date, ERO New York Metropolis served him with a Discover to Seem, charging inadmissibility pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. On Jan. 11, 2023, an immigration decide in Pearl River with the Justice Division’s Executive Office for Immigration Review granted De la Garza voluntary departure beneath safeguards with an expiration date of Feb. 15, 2023. De la Garza waived his proper to file an enchantment.
Noncitizens in removing proceedings could apply for voluntary departure earlier than an immigration decide or, much less sometimes, could apply with the U.S. Division of Homeland Safety (DHS) as a substitute of being positioned into removing proceedings. A noncitizen granted voluntary departure by an immigration decide has requested and acquired the privilege of voluntarily departing the USA and has asserted his or her willingness to depart as ordered. If the noncitizen then fails to depart inside the time specified for departure, they develop into topic to a last removing order which can be executed by ICE. Additional, a noncitizen who fails to voluntarily depart as ordered is topic to civil penalties and is ineligible for sure advantages beneath the Immigration and Nationality Act.
In fiscal year (FY) 2022, ERO arrested 46,396 noncitizens with legal histories; this group had 198,498 related expenses and convictions. These included 21,531 assault offenses; 8,164 intercourse and sexual assault offenses; 5,554 weapons offenses; 1,501 homicide-related offenses; and 1,114 kidnapping offenses.
Members of the general public can report crimes and/or suspicious exercise by dialing 866-347-2423 or finishing the online tip form.
ERO, a directorate of ICE, upholds U.S. immigration regulation at, inside, and past our borders. ERO operations goal public security threats, resembling convicted legal noncitizens and gang members, who’ve violated our nation’s immigration legal guidelines, together with those that illegally re-enter the nation after being eliminated and immigration fugitives ordered eliminated by federal immigration judges. ERO deportation officers assigned to Interpol additionally help in concentrating on overseas fugitives for crimes dedicated overseas at-large within the U.S. ERO manages all facets of the immigration enforcement course of, together with identification and arrest, detention, bond administration, supervised launch, transportation, and removing. Moreover, ERO repatriates noncitizens ordered faraway from the U.S. to greater than 150 nations worldwide.