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Office of Congressional Relations (OCR)

The ICE Office of Congressional Relations (OCR) handles outreach to Congress, with a strong focus on promoting greater understanding of ICE operations, policies, programs and initiatives among members of Congress, Congressional committees and their staffs.

All Congressional liaison efforts spearheaded by OCR are conducted in close partnership with the ICE director's office, executive staff, division directors, field office leadership and the Department of Homeland Security.

OCR is headquartered in Washington, D.C.


OCR represents ICE to Congress through a broad variety of federal congressional liaison activities. It helps ICE leadership respond and provide information to congressional decision makers about the agency's mission and operations.

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House of Representatives Committees

Senate Committees

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Jason M. Yanussi, Assistant Director, Office of Congressional Relations
Jason M. Yanussi
Assistant Director, Office of Congressional Relations

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