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Press Releases October 2014

  • ICE San Antonio deports Mexican fugitive wanted for homicide
    ICE San Antonio deports Mexican fugitive wanted for homicide

    San Antonio, Ocrober 17, 2014 — A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for homicide was deported Thursday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). 

  • Ambassador Wayne Participates in 21st Border Energy Forum (Spanish)
    Ambassador Wayne Participates in 21st Border Energy Forum (Spanish)

    U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne arrived in Monterrey on October 15 to participate in the 21st edition of the Border Energy Forum. The forum is a joint initiative of the ten U.S. and Mexico border states.  

  • Ambassador Wayne Inaugurates Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona
    Ambassador Wayne Inaugurates Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona

    Mexico City, October 15, 2014 – During his October 15 visit to Nogales, Arizona, Ambassador Wayne gave remarks at the Mariposa Port of Entry’s inauguration ceremony. Ambassador Wayne stated that “we need to look forward to the next 20 years and see other areas where we can further trade, integration‎, enhance regulatory cooperation, and increase the flow of people goods and services. Thanks to efforts such as the new Mariposa POE, all of the US and Mexico will benefit from these connections." 

  • Ambassador Wayne Welcomes Coahuila Governor
    Ambassador Wayne Welcomes Coahuila Governor

    Mexico City, October 8, 2014 – U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne welcomed Coahuila Governor Rubén Moreira Valdez and members of his team today to discuss the Governor’s initiatives to improve security and citizens’ rights in the state, and to increase the presence of U.S. tourists and businesses. The two also discussed Merida Initiative programming in Coahuila.  

  • EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border
    EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border

    San Diego, October 7, 2014 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $8.6 million in grants to fund environmental improvement projects along the U.S.–Mexico border. The funds were announced today during a border tour led by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in San Diego.  

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    ICE expands reach of smartphone app designed to locate child predators and rescue their victims.

    Washington, D.C., October 7, 2014 — The first U.S. federal law enforcement app designed to seek the public's help with fugitive and unknown suspected child predators is now available for Android smartphones, and in Spanish for both Apple and Android versions. 

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    ICE Houston deports Mexican man wanted for murder and attempted murder

    Houston, TX, Oct. 6, 2014 - Juan Morales-Boyzo, 40, was escorted to the Juarez Lincoln Port in Laredo, Texas, by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) and turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities (Procuraduría General de la República) Oct. 3. 

  • Ambassador Wayne Hosts Reception for American Football Legend Joe Montana
    Ambassador Wayne Hosts Reception for American Football Legend Joe Montana

    Mexico City, October 4, 2014 – American football star Joe Montana was the guest of honor tonight at a reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador Wayne at his residence. Representatives of business, nonprofit organizations, sports media, universities and government attended to welcome Montana to Mexico. 

  • Ex-Im Bank Grants $1 Billion Guarantee for Pemex Acquisitions
    Ex-Im Bank Grants $1 Billion Guarantee for Pemex Acquisitions

    Mexico City, October 1, 2014 – The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) on Monday approved two authorizations totaling $1 billion in financing to support the export of U.S. goods and services to Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil-and-gas company.