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Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Safeguarding civil rights and civil liberties is elemental to all the work we do at DHS.  The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) supports the Department's mission to secure the nation while preserving individual liberty, fairness, and equality under the law.


NOTICE: CRCL is experiencing a high volume of calls


Last Published Date: July 25, 2018

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Aug 6

The DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, conducted a series of listening sessions with disability stakeholders following the 2017 hurricane season.

Aug 6

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.

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