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Homeland Security

Enforce and Administer our Immigration Laws

ICE arresting fugitiveThe Department is focused on smart and effective enforcement of U.S. immigration laws while streamlining and facilitating the legal immigration process.

The Department has fundamentally reformed immigration enforcement, prioritizing the identification and removal of criminal aliens who pose a threat to public safety and targeting employers who knowingly and repeatedly break the law.

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Smart and Effective Enforcement
Facilitate Legal Immigration
Combat Human Smuggling and Trafficking
Other Department Responsibilities

Last Published Date: October 15, 2015

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