U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement press release...
LOS ANGELES, CA - An illegally present citizen and national of El Salvador, wanted in his home country for rape of a minor, was arrested April 8 for immigration violations by officers with the Los-Angeles-based Fugitive Alien Removal (FAR) Task Force, part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). U.S. Marshals Task Force officers assisted with the arrest.
Upon his arrest, the FAR Task Force served Jose Luis Rodriguez-Vasquez with a Notice to Appear, Form I-862, pursuant to Section 212(a)(6)(A)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as an alien present in the United States without admission or parole.
Rodriguez-Vasquez is in ICE custody pending removal proceedings.
ICE deportation officers assigned to the FAR Task Force are detailed and deputized as special deputy U.S. Marshals, and must have a minimum five years of law enforcement experience with an agency that has general arrest authority.