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ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country


This news story was published on November 4, 2019.
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ST. PAUL, MN — An illegal alien from El Salvador – who is wanted in his home country for aggravated homicide and involvement in a terrorist organization – was removed Tuesday by deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO).

Moises De Jesus Ruiz-Mejia, 25, was flown to El Salvador Oct. 29 on a commercial flight. Upon arrival, ERO officers transferred Cruz-Cortez to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC).

The ERO El Salvador office and its Security Alliance for Fugitive Enforcement (SAFE) task force provided valuable assistance to effect this removal.

On May 1, 2019, ICE officers arrested Ruiz-Mejia after Interpol San Salvador issued a Red Notice seeking Ruiz-Mejia for aggravated homicide and for his involvement in the 18th Street gang (Surenos 18).

Ruiz-Mejia illegally entered the United States Oct. 12, 2018, a day before the Salvadoran government issued the arrest warrant naming him as a suspect in the homicide.

“Ongoing and effective cooperation between U.S. and Salvadoran law enforcement authorities helps keep our communities safe from violent criminal aliens who try to find safe haven in the United States from their crimes,” said ICE Field Office Director Peter Berg, ERO St. Paul. “These cases emphasize the vital nature of ICE immigration enforcement operations.”
This removal was part of ERO’s SAFE Initiative. The SAFE Initiative is geared toward the identification of foreign fugitives who are wanted abroad and removable under U.S. immigration law. SAFE aligns with ERO’s public safety priorities and eliminates the need for formal extradition requests.

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4 Responses to ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 4, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    I guess I’m NEVER going to be a good Democrat, I enjoy reading the fact he was sent back.
    According to “good” Democrats, we shouldn’t have borders,remember a couple of years ago? No?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 4, 2019 at 11:19 am

    this is why i treat all immigrants of latin decent with suspicione’ dont trust them at all and assume they are all criminals. wish we could get asians instead of mexicans and other south americans they are smarter and the women prettier. brown ppl just like violence and meth and half their women have dark thick arm hair and obesity issues.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 4, 2019 at 10:06 pm

      You treat them(immigrants) like crap because you are a worthless, racist a-hole.
      To quantify me calling you a racist let’s look at your post.
      “don’t trust them at all and assume they are all criminals.”, no, there are a lot of good folks. Just like here, the media will blow the bad out of proportion.
      You want Asians instead, because “they are smarter and the women prettier.”
      “brown ppl just like violence and meth”, so do a lot of Caucasians.
      “half their women have dark thick arm hair and obesity issues.” Look at the average American, borderline to full on obese.

      Racist scumbag.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 5, 2019 at 12:29 pm

        lol bro! im black. get over yourself. id rather be around racist whites than pandering virtue signalling white ppl. least a dope led pecker wood is honest bout they shit.