Tagged: ICE

ATF and ICE Collaboration to Reduce Mexican Firearms Trafficking

The United States (U.S.) has a strong interest in assisting its neighbors in matters of national security. By offering resources to improve/preserve the safety of citizens in bordering countries, the U.S. ideally hopes to improve their overall quality of life; thus reducing their impetus to contemplate illegal immigration into the...

Demographics of International Students in the U.S.

The diversity and quality of American educational institutions set the international standard. Among others, these two characteristics currently galvanize over 1.1 million foreign students to pursue studies at American colleges, private elementary/high schools, vocational schools, and other academic institutions. These students must possess student visas, which are monitored by the...

Can Deportation Policies be both Humane and Tough?

This report published by the Migration Policy Institute and titled, “The Deportation Dilemma: Reconciling Tough and Human Enforcement” explores whether or not deportation policies can be both humane and tough. The disagreement on whether the current administration’s immigration enforcement is adequate or not reveals a fundamental difference in the definition of...

ICE Detainers Placed on U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents

New reports from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) found that between FY 2008 and the start of FY 2012, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents issued nearly one million detainers. During this time it was noted that detainers were placed on 834 U.S. Citizens and 28,489 legal permanent...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Launches New PSA Campaign Against Human Trafficking

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has announced a new radio and television campaign aimed at raising public awareness to the crime of human trafficking. Entitled, “Hidden in Plain Sight”, this series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will air on 24 English language and...

New Report Examining the Outcomes of ICE’s Secure Communities Program

Secure Communities by the Numbers, Revisited Analyzing the Analysis (Part 1 of 3) “This report is the first in a series that will examine outcomes of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency’s Secure Communities program and how those outcomes have been misleadingly described in one widely circulated study.” The...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Hits On-line Counterfeiters

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the seizure of 150 website domain names as part of the ongoing Operation “In Our Sites”. Since the operation’s launch in June 2010, ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Department of Justice and the...