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Guidance Documents

Guidance documents help the public understand how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) administers its statutory and regulatory authorities. In general, guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law or as incorporated into a contract.


  • Guidance for Employers Conducting Internal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 Audits can be found here.
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Program documents can be found here.
  • Study in the States documents can be found here.
Updated: 01/07/2021