U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement press release...
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a Mexican national wanted in his home country for drug-related crimes.
Lino Angel-Olalde, 48, has been removed from the United States on nine prior occasions over the last two decades. He has three federal felony convictions for reentry after deportation and multiple prior drug, assault, terroristic threats and evading arrest convictions.
Angel-Olalde is the subject of an active warrant for drug-related crimes issued by the State of Guanajuato, Mexico. He was turned over to Mexican authorities Monday without incident.
ICE has removed hundreds of thousands of criminal aliens, some of whom fall under the category of high-profile removals, since the agency was established in March 2003.
High-profile removals include those who are wanted for a crime in another country, such as murder, rape, sexual abuse of a minor, drug offenses, alien smuggling, fraud or theft.
Others include persons who are national security risks, such as suspected terrorists, those involved in counter-proliferation crimes or those on the terrorist watch list and/or the no-fly list, along with human rights or war crimes violators.
ICE removed or returned 267,000 aliens in fiscal year 2019. In FY 2019, 86 percent of ERO’s administrative arrests consisted of aliens with criminal convictions or pending criminal charges.