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Who We Are

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees protect America from the cross-border crime and illegal immigration that threaten national security and public safety. To carry out our mission, ICE focuses on legal and safe immigration enforcement, terrorism prevention and combating transnational criminal threats.

Career Paths

ICE's homeland security mission is carried out by a wide variety of law enforcement, intelligence and mission support professionals – all of whom contribute to the safety and security of our country. With so many opportunities at ICE, there’s a lot to learn. Check out our FAQs to get some answers.

Your Skills Can Fit in at ICE

In addition to core law enforcement occupations, there are also a wide range of professional and administration functions that support the ICE mission. Career paths in management, information technology, law, mission support, public affairs and community outreach are available within the agency. Stay up to date with upcoming recruiting events with ICE and ICE email career updates.

Learn More About ICE


For additional DHS resources on veterans recruitment and DHS careers please visit: www.dhs.gov/recruitment and www.dhs.gov/careers.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/23/2020