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Immigration and Citizenship Resources

Overview of immigration and citizenship resources, including websites and organizations at the local and national level.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)





U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a law enforcement agency of the Federal government of the United States under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ICE has two primary components: Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ICE is charged with the investigation and enforcement of over 400 federal statutes within the United States and maintains attachés at major U.S. diplomatic missions overseas.

From; accessed June 29, 2018.


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Home





The home page of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement includes links to popular topics:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Immigration
  • National Security
  • Fact Sheets
  • FAQs
  • Transnational Crime

The 'Featured' tab includes links to:

  • Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE)
  • FAQs
  • Detainee Locator
  • Featured Story Archive
  • DRIL (Detention and Reporting and Information Line)
  • Fact Sheets
  • National Terrorism Advisory System
  • Sign Up for New Releases

ICE Most Wanted List


How Do I? (includes links for the Public, Law Enforcement, Detainees, Media, Students); accessed June 28, 2018.


ICE - Who We Are




U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enforces federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety. ICE was created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the former U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries. The agency has an annual budget of approximately $6 billion, primarily devoted to three operational directorates – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) and Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA). A fourth directorate – Management and Administration – supports the three operational branches to advance the ICE mission.

  • Overview
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Offices
  • Enforcement and Removal Operations
  • Homeland Security Investigations
  • Management and Administration
  • Office of the Principal Legal Advisor
  • Careers
  • History of ICE; accessed June 28, 2018


ICE - What We Do



ICE’S mission is to protect America from the cross-border crime and illegal immigration that threaten national security and public safety.

This mission is executed through the enforcement of more than 400 federal statutes and focuses on smart immigration enforcement, preventing terrorism and combating the illegal movement of people and goods.

  • Immigration Enforcement
  • Investigating Illegal Movement of People and Goods
  • Preventing Terrorism; accessed June 28, 2018.


ICE Newsroom




The ICE Newsroom page contains links to recent news releases, images and videos, social media, and a featured stories archive.; accessed June 28, 2018.



ICE Information Library