Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers today traveled to Texas and Mexico. This morning, Acting Secretary Beers visited McAllen, Texas to inspect border security operations, meet with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees in the region, and receive briefings on the Administration’s efforts in securing the nation’s border and combating narcotics and weapons smuggling, while facilitating lawful travel and trade.
ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) launched a new smartphone app – the first of its kind in U.S. federal law enforcement – designed to seek the public’s help with fugitive and unknown suspect child predators.
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ICE has 71 offices in 47 foreign countries around the world with more than 380 government and contract personnel committed to the agency’s mission.
IAP officers are posted in foreign airports use current targeting and passenger analysis information and/or an assessment of the passenger’s documentation to focus on high-risk persons.
HSI International Affairs coordinates the Visa Security Program (VSP), which deploys ICE special agents with immigration law enforcement expertise to diplomatic posts worldwide to conduct visa security activities.
Since 1995, FLETC has participated in the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) Program. ILEA academies are located in Hungary, Thailand, Botswana, and El Salvador.
International security and the security of our homeland are inextricably linked. Today, the very nature of travel, trade, and commerce means that one vulnerability or gap anywhere across the globe has the ability to impact security thousands of miles away. That means our security must be a shared responsibility – among governments, the private sector, individuals and communities
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