We have been notified by several individuals about scam phone calls that appear to come from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Hotline (CRCL), which is 202-401-1474. The callers claim to be from an office within DHS and make false statements to gather personal information. These calls are not legitimate.
U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) is deeply concerned by the devastation wildfires have caused in significant portions of northern California. Our thoughts remain with those impacted by this tragedy, while our highest priority remains the preservation of life and safety wherever possible.
ICE está muy preocupado por la devastación que los incendios han causado en gran parte del norte de California. Tenemos muy presentes a los afectados por esta tragedia. Nuestra prioridad sigue siendo la conservación de la vida y la seguridad siempre que sea posible.
The Department of Homeland Security integrates civil rights and civil liberties protections into all department activities.
Over the past few weeks, our country has seen an unacceptable and disturbing rise in the number of apparent hate-inspired attacks and harassment against individuals and communities. I strongly condemn any violent acts to perpetuate fear and intimidation not only against individuals, but entire communities. I pledge the full support of the Department of Homeland Security to assist local, state, and federal investigations into these incidents.
Today I was honored to participate in a special event hosted by the White House and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which brought together a diverse group of federal government officials, community and faith-based leaders, and advocacy groups to talk about an issue that impacts far too many people in our nation: religious discrimination.
Below, find documents related to equal employment opportunities at the Department of Homeland Security.
DHS Directive 259-01, and its accompanying Instruction 259-01-001, establishes the Department's policy for providing reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.
The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) monthly newsletter is designed to inform members of the public about the Office’s activities; including how to make complaints, ongoing and upcoming projects, opportunities to offer comments and feedback, etc.