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Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The mission of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is to protect America from the cross-border crime and illegal immigration that threaten national security and public safety.

  • OIDO Annual Reports to Congress

    By statute, the Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman shall prepare a report to Congress each year to report on its activities, findings, and recommendations.

  • FINAL Supplemental EA JPC Laredo

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Department of Homeland Security procedures for implementing NEPA (DHS Directive 023-01 Rev 01 and Instruction 023-01-001 Rev 01), and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), DHS has prepared a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) to evaluate the potential impacts to the human and natural environment resulting from a proposed project to construct, operate, and maintain a Joint Processing Center (JPC) on approximately 100 acres of land in Laredo, Webb County, Texas. 

  • Law Enforcement Resources

    This Law Enforcement Resource Guide highlights many of the Department’s threat resilience resources available to you, including training and grant opportunities.

  • Central de Ajuda da Organização Internacional para as Migrações (IOM)

    Como parte dos esforços do governo dos EUA para reunir famílias que foram injustamente separadas na fronteira EUA-México, a Organização Internacional para as Migrações opera uma Central de Ajuda para fornecer informações e assistência gratuita às famílias separadas que desejam iniciar o processo de reunificação.

  • Servicio de Asistencia de la Organización Internacional de Migración (IOM)

    Como parte de los esfuerzos del gobierno de EE. UU. para reunir a las familias que fueron injustamente separadas en la frontera entre EE. UU. y México, la Organización Internacional de Migración cuenta con un Servicio de asistencia para proporcionar información y ayuda sin costo a las familias separadas que deseen iniciar el proceso de reunificación. Las familias que crean que pueden ser elegibles pueden comunicarse con el servicio de asistencia si tienen preguntas.

  • The CIS Ombudsman's Webinar: Interagency International Student Issues

    Publication page for materials for Interagency Webinar on International Student Issues

  • OIDO Inspection Reports

    Pursuant to its statutory responsibilities, the DHS Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman conducts announced and unannounced inspections of detention facilities.

  • Expert Recommendations Memo to ICE Concerning South Louisiana ICE Processing Center

    CRCL conducted a virtual onsite investigation into conditions of detention for ICE detainees at the South Louisiana ICE Processing Center in Basile, Louisiana. 

  • DHS Volunteer Force Documentation

    The DHS Volunteer Force Authorization Statement is the supervisor authorization form for federal employees who want to register for the DHS Volunteer Force.  In addition, participation in the DHS Volunteer Force may require contact with CBP or ICE Detainees in the performance of your duties. As such, in accordance with 6 CFR Part 115.117 (a), you are required to answer the questions in the DHS Prison Rape Elimination Action (PREA) Form.

  • DHS/ICE/PIA-046 Laboratory Information Management System

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) owns and operates the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) as part of its Forensic Laboratory.