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  • ICE Implements Five-Page Resume Limit for ICE Vacancy Announcements

    As of April 15, 2022, ICE has implemented a five-page resume limit for ICE vacancy announcements. Language advising applicants of this limit is incorporated into all ICE job opportunity announcements. ICE job applicants are strongly encouraged to update their resumes to fall within the parameters of the five-page limit. If applicants submit a resume that exceeds the five-page limit, only the first five pages of the resume will be considered to determine if an applicant meets the qualifications of the position.

  • Register Today: DHS Career Expo

    DHS is hosting a large-scale, in-person DHS Career Expo, June 27 and 28, 2024, at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. This free, two-day event is focused on filling hundreds of mission critical positions across DHS. Join a diverse team of talented individuals and be a part of something great!


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.

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.

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Work-Life Balance

ICE is committed to providing employees and their families with resources and programs that help promote a balanced, healthy approach to life in the workplace and at home. Visit My Work-Life for information on resources and programs designed to help you thrive both on and off the job (e.g., DHS Employee Assistance Programs, transportation benefits, leave policy and more).

Additional DHS Resources

For additional DHS resources on veterans recruitment and DHS careers please visit: and