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DHS/ALL/PIA-071 Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) Statistical Data Production and Reporting

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) is responsible for carrying out two statutory requirements: 1) collecting and disseminating to Congress and the public information useful in evaluating the social, economic, environmental, and demographic impact of immigration laws; and 2) establishing standards of reliability and validity for immigration statistics collected by the Department’s operational Components. To meet these requirements, OIS collects immigration-related data from across DHS and other federal immigration agencies, prepares the data for statistical purposes, and creates a variety of statistical products to inform the public, Congress, and Department leadership on key trends in immigration to the United States. OIS is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) as it collects and uses personally identifiable information (PII) to create its statistical products to inform the public on use of its PII and demonstrate how OIS mitigates privacy risks.

December 2018

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/USCIS/ICE/CBP-001 Alien File, Index, and National File Tracking System of Records
  • DHS/USCIS-010 Asylum Information and Pre-Screening System of Records
  • DHS/USCIS-007 Benefits Information System
  • DHS/CBP-007 Border Crossing Information
  • DHS/CBP-023 Border Patrol Enforcement Records (BPER)
  • DHS/CBP-011 U.S. Customs and Border Protection TECS
  • DHS/ICE-011 Criminal Arrest Records and Immigration Enforcement Records
  • EOIR-001 Records and Management Information System
  • STATE-59 Refugee Case Records
  • Forthcoming Office of Immigration Statistics SORN
Created Date: December 7, 2018
Last Published Date: May 10, 2019
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