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Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is comprised of the following seven program areas:

1. Immigration Investigations investigating violations of the criminal and administrative provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act[?] (INA) and other related provisions of the United States Code.

2. Customs Investigations investigating a range of issues including terrorist financing[?], export enforcement[?], money laundering, smuggling, fraud including intellectual property rights violations, and cybercrimes[?].

3. Customs Air and Marine Interdiction responsible for protecting the Nation's borders and the American people from the smuggling of narcotics[?], other contraband, and terrorist activity[?] with an integrated and coordinated air and marine interdiction force.

4. Federal Protective Service responsible for providing a safe environment in which Federal agencies can conduct their business by reducing threats posed against the over 8,800 General Services Administration[?] (GSA)-controlled facilities nationwide.

5. Detention and Removal - responsible for promoting the public safety and national security by ensuring the departure from the United States of all removable aliens[?] through the fair enforcement of the nation's immigration laws.

6. Immigration Intelligence responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence to immigration staff at all levels to aid in making day-to-day, mid-term, and long-term operational decisions; acquiring and allocating resources; and determining policy

7. Customs Intelligence responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of strategic and tactical intelligence data[?] for use by the operational elements of customs enforcement.



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