News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Brazilian national was recently sent packing from the US back to his home nation where he is wanted for murder.
Bruno Padua-Silva was escorted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers on a removal flight to Brazil on Dec. 2nd.
Padua entered the United States April 1, 2018, as a non-immigrant, but did not depart in accordance with the terms of his admission. Brazil issued a warrant for Padua’s arrest Sept. 20, 2018, for the charge of homicide.
On Sept. 12, 2019, ICE officers arrested Padua without incident outside his residence in Long Branch, New Jersey. On the same date, ICE officers served Padua a Notice to Appear and placed him into immigration proceedings.
An immigration judge in Newark ordered Padua removed from the U.S. to Brazil Oct. 16, 2019, and Padua waived his rights to appeal.
ICE turned Padua over to Brazilian authorities following his Dec. 2nd departure.