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Securing the Border

Securing the Border

Securing the Border

Maintaining the integrity of U.S. borders by combating transnational criminal organizations

HSI maintains the integrity of U.S. borders by combating transnational criminal organizations that enable and profit from illegal immigration fraud and smuggling schemes.

HSI detects, disrupts and dismantles human smuggling networks that facilitate the illegal movement of people into the United States.

Through its worksite enforcement investigations, HSI promotes lawful employment in U.S. industry and prevents financial gain from illicit immigration labor practices. HSI also actively combats identity theft and document and benefit fraud activities that threaten border security.

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Human Smuggling

Human Smuggling

Identifying, disrupting, and dismantling transnational criminal human smuggling networks

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Worksite Enforcement

Worksite Enforcement

Targeting employers involved in criminal activity and worker exploitation

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Identity and Benefit Fraud

Identity and Benefit Fraud

Leading criminal investigations into document and benefit fraud

Updated: 01/12/2021