Illegal Immigrant Raped A Five-Year-Old In Brazil. ICE Caught Him In Martha’s Vineyard.
BROADVIEW, IL - MAY 25: An undocumented immigrant stands cuffed and shackled at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processing facility before he and other undocumented immigrants were transported to the airport for a deportation flight May 25, 2010 in Broadview, Illinois. The immigrants at the suburban Chicago facility were flown by charter flight to Harlingen, Texas where they were then bussed to Brownsville and finally walked to the Mexican border and released from custody. The U.S. deports over 350,000 immigrants a year for entering the country illegally, most are Mexican, and more than 90 percent are men. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a child rapist from Brazil, who entered the United States illegally after he was convicted of raping a five-year-old child in 2019 and sentenced to serve 14 years in prison.

According to a report published by Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston on Monday, the Brazilian national was identified as 37-year-old Saulo Cardona Ferreira — and he is currently “wanted by authorities in his home country for failure to serve a prison sentence.”

ERO Boston Field Office Director Todd Lyons issued a statement on the arrest, which reportedly took place on November 14: “This undocumented Brazilian national represented a significant threat to the inhabitants of Martha’s Vineyard. He sexually assaulted a five-year-old child in his homeland and then ran from authorities when held accountable for his actions. ERO Boston will not allow such predators to threaten our residents. We will continue to apprehend and remove anyone who attempts to use our New England community as a refuge from justice.”

A warrant was issued for Ferreira’s arrest in May of 2019 by the 2nd Criminal Court of Sorriso (in Sorriso, Mato Grosso, Brazil) when he did not show up to serve his sentence — and according to ICE, he came to the United States sometime after that.


“The undocumented noncitizen unlawfully entered the United States on an unknown date at an unknown location without being inspected or admitted by an immigration official,” the report read, meaning that Ferreira must have come into the United States without going through an official checkpoint or having any contact with immigration and Border Patrol officials.

Law enforcement reportedly learned of Ferreira’s presence in Martha’s Vineyard in late September, and eventually apprehended him during a traffic stop. ICE’s Fugitive Operations Team made the arrest, and will keep him in custody until he appears before an immigration judge.


According to a report from Fox News, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has confirmed some 600,000 “gotaways” — illegal immigrants who entered the United States without going through official checkpoints or making any contact with Border Patrol officers — in fiscal year 2023 alone, and nearly 1,000 per day since then.

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