Mexican fugitive wanted for rape deported by ICE agents

El Paso, Texas - A citizen of Mexico wanted for a 2009 rape in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary Scuse Leads Trade Mission to Ukraine, Romania

Washington, DC - Leaders from five state departments of agriculture and eight U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse on a trade mission to Ukraine and Romania June 11 to June 18 to expand export opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products.

Federal Jury Convicts Three Minnesota Men for Conspiring to Join ISIL and Commit Murder in Syria

Washington, DC - Guled Ali Omar, Abdurahman Yasin Daud and Mohamed Abdihamid Farah were convicted by a federal jury Friday of conspiring to commit murder in Syria on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and to provide material support to the designated foreign terrorist organization.  Omar was also convicted of one count of attempted financial aid fraud, and Farah was also convicted of one count of perjury and providing a false statement.

White House Launches the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge

Washington, DC - Friday at the White House, Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Muñoz and Education Secretary John King will host 15 higher education public and private institutions from across the country who are standing with the Obama Administration as founding partners in launching the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge.

Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Wroclaw, Amman, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Vienna, and the Hague

Washington, DC - On June 3, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will participate in a panel discussion titled, “NATO’s Future and the Warsaw Summit,” at the Wroclaw Global Forum in Wroclaw, Poland.