Immigration and Customs Enforcement


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Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Also called ICE. An agency of the U.S. Federal Government that carries out immigration and customs law. Among other duties, it deports persons in the country illegally and investigates cyber crimes, human trafficking and intellectual property violations. It was established in 2003 with the merger of the U.S. Customs Service and Immigration and Naturalization Services.
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AFGE's National Border Patrol Council represents about 16,500 agents and support staff, while the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council represents about 7,600 officers, agents and employees.
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Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) prosecutor opens private practice to ease the immigration process and move reform forward
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said fines against employers were ineffective as a deterrent to hiring illegal immigrants, with some companies simply considering the penalties a cost of doing business.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") effective January 1, 2007 to expand the contract capacity of the 800-bed Northwest Detention Center (the "Center") located in Tacoma, Washington by 200 beds.
First, MPI grossly inflates the immigration enforcement spending totals by tallying all spending by three Department of Homeland Security agencies -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and US-VISIT.
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4312) that would merge the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
The old stereotype is of people who commit crimes in the United States and flee south of the border,'' Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Virginia Kice said Friday.
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