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DHS/ICE/PIA-001(a) - Student And Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) II

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Update National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), June 23, 2011 (PDF, 6 pages - 167 KB ) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) is updating the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) published on February 5, 2005, in order to provide further notice of the expansion of routine sharing of SEVIS with the intelligence community in support of the Department’s mission to protect the United States from potential terrorist activities.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-003 - Electronic Travel Document System (eTD)

electronic Travel Document (eTD) System, February 6, 2014 (PDF, 18 pages, 218 KB).  ICE owns and operates this system, which provides an efficient means for ICE personnel to request, and foreign consular officials to review and adjudicate, travel document requests for aliens who have been ordered removed or granted voluntary departure from the United States, but do not possess valid travel documents.  The original PIA was published on October 13, 2006.  Since that time, several technical releases have been made to improve the overall efficiency of the system, and a flag has been added to identify aliens with a criminal record, thus necessitating this replacement PIA.  For the original PIA, see the Retirement section below.

DHS/ICE/PIA-004(a) - ICE Pattern Analysis and Information Collection (ICEPIC)

ICE Pattern Analysis and Information Collection (ICEPIC) Update, October 26, 2011 (PDF, 14 pages - 241 KB). U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has established a system called the ICE Pattern Analysis and Information Collection (ICEPIC) system. ICEPIC is a toolset that assists ICE law enforcement agents and analysts in identifying suspect identities and discovering possible non-obvious relationships among individuals and organizations that are indicative of violations of the customs and immigration laws as well as possible terrorist threats and plots. The Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for ICEPIC was published in January 2008. This PIA Update is being completed to provide transparency related to the Law Enforcement Information Sharing Service (LEIS Service) that enables law enforcement agencies outside DHS to query certain information available through ICEPIC. Additionally, DHS law enforcement personnel are able to query external law enforcement agencies’ sensitive but unclassified law enforcement information.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-005(b) - Bond Management Information System Web Version (BMIS Web) 2.2

Bond Management Information System 2.2 January 19, 2011 (PDF,7 pages – 288 KB). The Bond Management Information System (BMIS) is an immigration bond management database used primarily by the Office of Financial Management (OFM) at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The basic function of BMIS is to support the financial management of immigration bonds posted for the release of aliens in ICE custody. Among other things, ICE uses BMIS to calculate and pay interest to obligors who post cash immigration bonds. Under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules, interest payments to certain obligors are subject to backup withholdings where a percentage of the payment is withheld as tax and sent to the IRS. To begin to implement the backup withholding rules, ICE is modifying BMIS to collect additional information about obligors to determine whether a backup withholding is required. Because ICE is expanding the scope of information collected and the purposes for which BMIS information is being used, an update to the BMIS PIA is required.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-007 - Law Enforcement Intelligence Fusion System (IFS)

Law Enforcement Intelligence Fusion System (IFS) November 17, 2008 (PDF, 20 Pages - 203 KB). The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Law Enforcement Intelligence Fusion System (IFS) enables ICE and other Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement and homeland security personnel to analyze volumes of information from multiple data sources through a single web-based access point. All IFS activity is predicated on ongoing and valid homeland security operations, law enforcement activities, and intelligence production requirements. IFS was formerly known as the ICE Network Law Enforcement Analysis Data System (NETLEADS). ICE has completed this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to provide additional notice of the existence of IFS and publicly document the privacy protections that are in place for IFS.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-008(a) - Bonds Online System – Phase Two Update (eBONDS)

Bonds Online System (eBONDS) Phase Two, January 24, 2013, (PDF 9 pages, 149 KB), is a web-based application used primarily by surety agents and the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) at ICE to facilitate the ICE immigration bond management process.  ICE is now implementing eBONDS Phase Two, which will further automate the bond management process by permitting ICE to send electronic notifications to surety agents within eBONDS, eliminating the current process in which those notifications are sent by U.S. Mail or fax.  The eBONDS Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) was originally published in July 2009.  ICE is publishing this update to the eBONDS PIA to address the changes being deployed in Phase Two.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-009 - Fugitive Case Management System (FCMS)

Fugitive Case Management System (FCMS) August 11, 2009 (PDF, 19 pages - 237 KB) The Fugitive Case Management System (FCMS) is a case management database owned by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that processes, tracks, and stores information about aliens who fail to leave the United States after receiving a final order of removal, deportation or exclusion, or who failed to report to ICE after receiving notice to do so (i.e., fugitive aliens). FCMS supports the ICE National Fugitive Operations Program, which is intended to locate, arrest, and remove fugitive aliens from the United States. ICE has prepared this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because the system collects personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-010(a) - National Child Victim Identification System (NCVIS)

National Child Victim Identification System (NCVIS) July 17, 2012 (PDF, 6 pages - 128 KB). The National Child Victim Identification System (NCVIS), owned by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is an application that assists federal, state, local, and international law enforcement agencies, INTERPOL, and other supporting organizations, such as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) (hereafter, authorized partners) in the investigation and prosecution of child exploitation crimes, specifically those involving images of child sexual exploitation. NCVIS maintains a repository of digital images of child exploitation seized and/or submitted to ICE for comparison by law enforcement agencies. These images may capture the faces or other identifying features of the victims and violators involved in these crimes. HSI is expanding the scope of system information that is shared with authorized partners that maintain their own databases of images related to child exploitation crimes for the purposes of identifying the child victims and supporting law enforcement investigations and prosecutions of these crimes. This expanded sharing is intended to allow law enforcement personnel to use these images during investigations to identify and rescue child victims as well as identify and prosecute the perpetrators of these crimes. HSI is also expanding the range of images shared with law enforcement agencies that have requested a matching report of an image submitted for NCVIS comparison. The Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for NCVIS was originally published on August 21, 2009. Because HSI is expanding the scope of NCVIS information that is shared with authorized partners, an update to the NCVIS PIA is required.

DHS/ICE/PIA-011(a) - Visa Security Program Tracking System (VSPTS-Net)

Visa Security Program Tracking System Network (VSPTS-Net) version 2.0, January 17, 2013 (PDF 19 pages, 204 KB). VSPTS-Net is a case management system designed to support the activities of the ICE Visa Security Program. ICE originally deployed VSPTS-Net in 2010, and is now upgrading the system with the release of VSPTS-Net 2.0, which further modernizes and automates the visa security screening process. With VSPTS-Net 2.0, the Visa Security Program allows ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel to identify applicants for U.S. visas who are ineligible to enter the United States due to criminal history, terrorism associations, or other security-related grounds. ICE and CBP use VSPTS-Net 2.0 to record, track, and manage all in-depth visa security reviews performed by the agencies. ICE is conducting this PIA because the release of VSPTS-Net 2.0 changes the way that PII about individuals is collected, processed, and shared with other agencies.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-012 - IDOCX System

IDOCX System, October 14, 2009, (PDF, 21 pages - 252KB) IDOCX is an information system owned by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The system supports the collection, organization, and analysis of paper and electronic documents for law enforcement and other programmatic or administrative purposes. ICE conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because IDOCX collects, analyzes, and stores personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-013 - Password Issuance and Control System (PICS)

Password Issuance and Control System (PICS) November 24, 2009, (PDF, 13 pages - 199 KB) The Password Issuance and Control System (PICS) is used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for password management and to manage user access to ICE and USCIS information systems. ICE has conducted this PIA because the system collects personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-014 - 287(g) Program Database

287(g) Program Database, December 28, 2009, (PDF, 16 pages - 212 KB) The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of State and Local Coordination maintains a database for the 287(g) Program, under which ICE delegates Federal immigration enforcement authorities to state and local law enforcement agencies. The database is used to track the progress of delegation agreements between ICE and state and local law enforcement agencies and the vetting and training of individual state and local law enforcement officers who are candidates for 287(g) authority. ICE is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because the 287(g) Program database collects, uses, and maintains personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-015(f) - Enforcement Integrated Database

Enforcement Integrated Database, April 8, 2014, PDF 10 pages, 233 KB.  This is a shared common database repository for several DHS law enforcement and homeland security applications.  EID captures and maintains information related to the investigation, arrest, booking, detention, and removal of persons encountered during immigration and criminal law enforcement investigations and operations conducted by certain DHS components, namely ICE and CBP.  The PIA for EID was published in January 2010.  Since its publication, the PIA has been updated several times to reflect the expansion of information entered into EID, the types of information shared with foreign governments, and an enhanced electronic sharing capability.  This update addresses plans to further expand criminal history information sharing, to include fingerprints and photographs with foreign countries about their nationals who are being removed from the United States.  The sharing of criminal history information will be formalized using a Memorandum of Cooperation signed by DHS and each country that elects to participate in these sharing agreements.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-016 - ICEGangs Database

ICEGangs Database January 15, 2010, (PDF, 18 pages - 225 KB) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) owns ICEGangs, a gang-tracking software application used for investigative, analytical, and statistical recording and tracking of gang members and associates, gangs, and their activities. The ICEGangs database supports information sharing on gang members and activities among participating law enforcement agencies. ICE is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment because the system collects and maintains personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-017(a) - Immigration and Customs Enforcement Child Exploitation Tracking System (ICE-CETS)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Child Exploitation Tracking System, August 28, 2013 (PDF, 7 pages, 145 KB).  ICE-CETS. which is owned and operated by ICE, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is a centralized information repository that assists law enforcement in conducting child exploitation investigations.  The ICE-CETS database aggregates tips and lead information about Internet-facilitated child sexual exploitation crimes in a single repository allowing investigators to identify links in otherwise unrelated matters to reduce redundant investigative work.  The original PIA was published on January 19, 2010. With this update to the PIA, ICE is expanding the use of ICE-CETS within DHS to permit select U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel to access and directly query data within the system.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-018 - Suspension and Debarment Case Management System (SDCMS)

Suspension and Debarment Case Management System (SDCMS) February 19, 2010, (PDF, 21 pages - 264 KB) The Suspension and Debarment Case Management System (SDCMS) is a secure, web-based workflow management system maintained by the Office of Acquisition Management (OAQ) of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that manages ICE's suspension and debarment process. The purpose of SDCMS is to provide an automated mechanism for managing and reporting on all suspension and debarment activities from receipt of referral through the expiration date of the suspension or debarment period. The information maintained in SDCMS may contain personally identifiable information (PII) on federal contractors being referred for suspension or debarment. ICE is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because SDCMS collects and maintains PII.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-019 - DHS/ICE/PIA-019 - Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS)

Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS), April 9, 2010 (PDF, 16 pages - 219 KB) The Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS) is a publicly accessible, Web-based system owned by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ODLS allows the public to conduct online Internet-based queries to locate persons detained by ICE for civil violations of the Immigration and Nationality Act. ODLS is intended to allow members of the public, especially family members and legal representatives, to determine whether an individual is currently in ICE detention and, if so, at which facility the person is detained. ICE conducted this PIA because this system makes available to the public personally identifiable information (PII) about individuals detained by ICE.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-020(d) - Alien Criminal Response Information Management System (ACRIMe) Update

Alien Criminal Response Information Management System (ACRIMe), January 24, 2013 (PDF 12 pages, 194 KB) is an information system used by ICE headquarters and field personnel to receive and respond to immigration status inquiries made by other agencies about individuals arrested, subject to background checks, or otherwise encountered by those agencies.  The original ACRIMe Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) was published on April 22, 2010, and was updated on September 29, 2010.  ICE is updating the PIA again to address the following changes:  (1) the current interoperability process, which compares biometrics submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS)/Next Generation Identification (NGI) against the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program’s Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT), has expanded to include additional agencies submitting biometric-based immigration status inquiries to ICE for additional purposes; (2) the fingerprints of alien registrants on the National Sex Offender Registry will be compared against IDENT to permit ICE to identify convicted alien sex offenders who are amenable to removal from the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act; and (3) the ACRIMe Tipline Module is being retired.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-021 - Exodus Accountability Referral System (EARS)

Exodus Accountability Referral System (EARS), May 6, 2010 (PDF, 18 pages - 215 KB) In order to enforce U.S. federal export control laws, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection require information from federal regulatory agencies that grant export licenses on controlled items, specifically whether a license is required and whether a license has been granted. The ICE Exodus Command Center operates the Exodus Accountability Referral System, an ICE database that initiates, tracks, and manages requests to regulatory agencies for this information. The purpose of this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is to document the system's collection and use of personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-022 - Hiring Information Tracking System (HITS)

Hiring Information Tracking System (HITS), May 13, 2010 (PDF, 14 pages - 207 KB) The Hiring Information Tracking System (HITS) is an information system used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to track current and prior hiring actions. HITS maintains information about individuals who are selected for vacant positions at ICE. ICE has conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because HITS collect personally identifiable information (PII) about individuals who are offered employment with ICE.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-023 - Significant Event Notification System (SENS)

Significant Event Notification System (SENS) July 26, 2010 (PDF, 19 pages – 236 KB) The Significant Event Notification system (SEN) is a reporting and law enforcement intelligence transmission capability developed for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The ICE Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) initiated the reporting capability to create reports for ICE field and headquarters managers to provide timely information about critical incidents, activities, and events that involve or impact ICE field staff. The system also handles law enforcement intelligence communication from ICE Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) field offices to field and headquarters managers and the ERO Intelligence Operations Unit. This privacy impact assessment (PIA) is being completed to provide notice of the existence of SEN and to publicly document the privacy protections in place.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-024 - Electronic Surveillance System (ELSUR)

Electronic Surveillance System (ELSUR) November 2, 2010 (PDF, 19 pages – 252 KB)  The Electronic Surveillance System (ELSUR) is owned by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ELSUR allows ICE to track and search for ICE applications for court orders that authorize ICE to intercept oral, wire, or electronic communications during the course of a criminal investigation. ICE conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because ELSUR contains personally identifiable information (PII) and to publicly document the privacy protections that are in place.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-025 - Electronic Discovery Software System (EDSS)

Electronic Discovery Software System December 10, 2010, (PDF, 19 pages – 234 KB) The Electronic Discovery Software System (EDSS) is owned by the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA) within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). EDSS supports the collection and organization of paper and electronic documents for analysis, review, redaction, and production to meet litigation discovery requirements. ICE may also use the system to process agency records in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) requests. ICE conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because EDSS collects, analyzes, and stores personally identifiable information (PII).

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DHS/ICE/PIA-026 - Federal Financial Management System (FFMS)

Federal Financial Management System (FFMS) March 23, 2011 (PDF, 21 pages – 277 KB) The Federal Financial Management System (FFMS) is a web-based, workflow management and financial transaction system that provides core financial management functions for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and five other components within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Science & Technology (S&T), the National Protection Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Health Affairs (OHA), and DHS Office of Management (MGMT). FFMS is used to create and maintain a record of each allocation, commitment, obligation, travel advance and accounts receivable issued. The system contains personally identifiable information (PII) about DHS employees, contractors/vendors, customers and members of the public that participate in DHS programs. ICE is conducting this privacy impact assessment (PIA) because FFMS collects and maintains PII. This PIA focuses on ICE’s collection and use of PII, and each component will publish appendices to this PIA as required to describe their collection and use of PII in FFMS.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-027 - ICE Subpoena system (ISS)

ICE Subpoena System March 29, 2011 (PDF, 18 pages – 231 KB) The ICE Subpoena System (ISS) is owned and operated by the Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ISS automates the process of generating, logging, and tracking subpoenas and summonses that ICE issues in furtherance of its investigations into violations of customs and immigration laws. It also supports the generation of Form I-9 notices, which notify employers that ICE intends to inspect their records to determine if they have completed the required employment eligibility forms for their employees. ICE is conducting this PIA because ISS contains personally identifiable information (PII) about the individuals to whom these subpoenas, summonses, and notices are directed as well as the individuals who are the subjects of these legal process documents.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-028 - Automated Threat Prioritization Web Service

Automated Threat Prioritization Web Service, June 6, 2011 (PDF 17 pages, 209 KB).  ATP electronically receives, processes and transmits criminal history information about individuals who are the subjects of a broad range of enforcement actions or whose criminal history is required to be evaluated by law to determine eligibility for a benefit or credential. For example, this service is intended to enhance and support ICE’s investigative and enforcement operations by automating criminal history data processing and aid in its prioritization of enforcement actions. ICE is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because the ATP service will transmit and process Personally Identifiable Information (PII.) This PIA, however, only describes the general functionality of the ATP service and not its implementation.

DHS/ICE/PIA-030 - Security Management CCTV System

Security Management CCTV System.  August 4, 2011, (PDF, 27 pages - 176 KB). The Security Management Closed-Circuit Television System (SM-CCTV System) is owned and operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The SM-CCTV System is a video-only recording system installed to monitor the interior and exterior of ICE facilities. ICE conducted this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) because the system has the ability to capture images of people, license plates, and any other visual information within range of its cameras.

DHS/ICE/PIA-032a - FALCON Search & Analysis System (FALCON-SA)

DHS/ICE/PIA-032(a) – FALCON Search & Analysis System (FALCON-SA), January 16, 2014 (PDF, 30 pages – 313 KB).   U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is establishing a consolidated information management system called FALCON Search & Analysis System (hereafter, FALCON-SA).  This system enables ICE law enforcement and homeland security personnel to search, analyze and visualize volumes of existing information in support of ICE’s mission to enforce and investigate violations of U.S. criminal and administrative laws.  ICE agents, criminal research specialists, and intelligence analysts use FALCON-SA to conduct research that support the production of law enforcement intelligence products, provide lead information for investigative inquiry and follow-up, assist in the conduct of ICE criminal and administrative investigations, assist in the disruption of terrorist or other criminal activity, and discover previously unknown connections among existing ICE investigations.  ICE’s use of the system is always predicated on homeland security, law enforcement, and intelligence activities.  FALCON-SA is an internal system used only by ICE.  In order to mitigate privacy and security risks associated with the deployment of FALCON-SA, ICE has built technical safeguards into the system and developed a governance process that includes the operational components of ICE Homeland Security Investigations, the oversight functions of the ICE Privacy Office, Office Principal Legal Advisor, and Office of the Chief Information Officer.  This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is necessary because FALCON-SA accesses and stores personally identifiable information (PII) retrieved from DHS, other government agencies, and commercially available databases.  It is also necessary to provide public notice of the existence of FALCON-SA and to publicly document the privacy protections that are in place for the system.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-033 - FALCON Tipline (FALCON-TL)

FALCON Tipline (FALCON-TL), November 2, 2012 (PDF, 16 pages – 196 KB).  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has deployed a new information system called FALCON Tipline (FALCON-TL), which is a component system of the larger HSI FALCON environment.  This workflow management system supports the creation and maintenance of tips received by the HSI Tipline Unit about suspicious activity or suspected illegal activity, and the referral of this information to HSI field offices for appropriate investigation or other follow up.  The ACRIMe Tipline Module, the system that the HSI Tipline Unit currently uses to track tips, is being replaced by FALCON-TL.  This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is necessary because FALCON-TL will maintain personally identifiable information (PII) about the individuals who are reporting the tips and are the subject of the tips.   

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DHS/ICE/PIA-035 – Imaged Documents and Exemplars Library (IDEAL)

Imaged Documents and Exemplars Library (IDEAL), May 13, 2013, (PDF, 19 pages – 195 KB). The ICE Homeland Security Investigations-Forensic Laboratory (HSI-FL) owns and operates the Imaged Documents and Exemplars Library (IDEAL), a centralized repository of images of and document characteristics from travel and identity documents, as well as reference materials concerning attempts to counterfeit or tamper with those documents.  IDEAL is used to support the HSI-FL’s mission to conduct forensic document analysis in support of law enforcement investigations and activities by DHS and other agencies.  IDEAL assists HSI-FL employees in locating, verifying, and storing documents in the HSI-FL Library.  ICE conducted this PIA because PII of individuals is often captured in the images and other records maintained in IDEAL.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-036 – OPLA Case Management System

OPLA Case Management System (OCMS), June 26, 2013, (PDF 27 pages, 291 KB).  The ICE Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA) is establishing a new information system called OCMS, which is a case and document management system supporting the general legal work and specialized immigration court litigation performed by OPLA personnel.  OCMS is replacing OPLA’s existing case management system, the General Counsel Electronic Management System.  Because OCMS collects and processes (PII) on federal employees, aliens, and members of the public, ICE is conducting this PIA to assess the privacy issues associated with the collection, maintenance, and use of this information.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-037 – electronic Health Records System

electronic Health Records (eHR) System, July 24, 2013 (PDF, 30 pages, 298 KB).  ICE implemented eHR to maintain health records on aliens that ICE detains for violations of U.S. immigration law.  Aliens held in ICE custody in a facility staffed by the ICE Health Services Corps receive medical, dental, and mental health evaluations and treatment depending on the alien’s medical condition and length of stay.  Because the eHR system maintains PII and health information about ICE detainees, ICE conducted this PIA to assess the privacy issues associated with the collection, maintenance, and use of this information.

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DHS/ICE/PIA-038 – FALCON Data Analysis & research for Trade Transparency System (FALCON-DARTTS)

FALCON Data Analysis & Research for Trade Transparency System (FALCON-DARTTS), January 16, 2014 (PDF, 30 pages – 320 KB).  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has deployed a new information system called FALCON Data Analysis & Research for Trade Transparency System (FALCON-DARTTS), which is a component system of the larger HSI FALCON environment.  FALCON-DARTTS analyzes trade and financial data to identify statistically anomalous transactions that may warrant investigation for money laundering or other import-export crimes.  This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is necessary because FALCON-DARTTS accesses and stores personally identifiable information (PII) retrieved from data systems owned by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other government agencies, and commercially available databases.  It is also necessary to provide public notice of the existence of FALCON-DARTTS and to publicly document the privacy protections that are in place for the system.  With the deployment of FALCON-DARTTS, the legacy DARTTS system, which served the same function as FALCON-DARTTS, as well as the PIA for legacy DARTTS will be retired.

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Retired PIAs

Last Published Date: August 5, 2014
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