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policies between January 2017 and October 2022

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  1. December 2020

    1. December 3, 2020

      CBP announces pilot program to collect DNA samples will become fully operational

      Detention CBP Final/Actual Change in PracticeForms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. November 2020

    1. November 20, 2020

      ICE announces modification of “External Investigations System of Records”

      Enforcement ICE Proposed Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. November 19, 2020

      DHS withdraws April 2008 notice of proposed rulemaking on biometrics collection

      Enforcement DHS Rescinded Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Not in effect
  1. August 2020

    1. August 27, 2020

      CBP proposes collecting passenger manifest data from buses and railroads

      Border CBP Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. January 2020

    1. January 21, 2020

      National Archives and Record Administration gives notice of ICE records disposal

      Enforcement ICE Proposed Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. November 2019

    1. November 7, 2019

      DHS seeks public input on technology to streamline applications for REAL ID-compliant licenses

      Enforcement TSADHSState & Local Entities Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. June 2019

    1. June 27, 2019

      CBP proposes construction of pedestrian barrier in the Rio Grande Valley

      Border CBP Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. February 2019

    1. February 15, 2019

      USCIS launches online tip form for reporting allegations of immigration fraud

      Enforcement USCIS Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. February 1, 2019

      USCIS requests comment on proposed revisions to Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record

      Immigrant VisasNon-Immigrant VisasBorder USCIS Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. September 2018

    1. September 24, 2018

      CBP announces facial recognition technology demonstration at Port San Luis

      Enforcement CBP Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection
  1. August 2018

    1. August 15, 2018

      USCIS seeks comment on proposed revisions to Form G-845, Document Verification Request and Supplement

      EnforcementLabor USCIS Proposed Forms and Information Collection
    2. August 14, 2018

      DHS launches data analytics program "Igloo" to target human smugglers

      Enforcement ICE Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. June 2018

    1. June 21, 2018

      Orlando airport becomes first in U.S. to commit to processing all international travelers with facial recognition technology

      Border CBP Final/Actual Change in PracticeForms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. May 2018

    1. May 25, 2018

      CBP proposes to include biometrics from vehicles as part of entry / exit system

      Enforcement CBP Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    3. May 8, 2018

      DHS proposes to exempt Criminal History and Immigration Verification System of Records from Privacy Act

      EnforcementMinors ICEDHS Proposed Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Not in effect
    4. May 1, 2018

      USCIS gives notice of updating its Citizenship and Immigration Data Repository

      Enforcement USCIS Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. April 2018

    1. April 24, 2018

      DHS gives notice of a new records system for biometric data

      Enforcement DHS Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. April 24, 2018

      DHS proposes rule to exempt a new External Biometric Records System of Records from Privacy Act

      Enforcement USCIS Final/Actual Forms and Information CollectionRule

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    3. April 10, 2018

      ICE announces MOU with Nicaragua as participating partner in eTD system

      Enforcement ICE Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. March 2018

    1. March 19, 2018

      ICE gives notice of modifying and reissuing the DHS/ICE-013 Alien Health Records System

      Detention ICE Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. February 2018

    1. February 28, 2018

      DHS rescinds duplicative systems of records notices for several USCIS databases

      Enforcement DHS Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. October 2017

    1. October 27, 2017

      DHS and SSA reauthorize a computer matching program to identify noncitizens who have left voluntarily or have been removed

      Enforcement DHSSSA Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. October 12, 2017

      ICE seeks to identify new detention sites in Midwest and Utah

      Detention ICE Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. September 2017

    1. September 21, 2017

      DHS establishes new CBP database and proposes privacy exemptions

      Enforcement CBP Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. September 18, 2017

      ICE solicits comments on 287(g) information collection

      Interior ICE Proposed Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    3. September 18, 2017

      DHS expands recordkeeping to include social media information

      Enforcement DHS Final/Actual Change in PracticeForms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. July 2017

    1. July 27, 2017

      DHS creates new record system to monitor foreigners' information access to DHS and other government entities

      Enforcement DHS Final/Actual Forms and Information CollectionRule

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    2. July 24, 2017

      DHS and TSA collect data from TSA facility visitors

      Enforcement TSA Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
    3. July 14, 2017

      ICE seeks to destroy records relating to immigrant abuse in detention centers

      Detention ICEOther ProposedIn Litigation Data and ReportsForms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Not in effect
  1. May 2017

    1. Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. April 2017

    1. April 27, 2017

      DHS rescinds the Privacy Act protections of non-citizens and non-LPRs

      Enforcement DHS Final/Actual Agency DirectiveChange in PracticeForms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect
  1. March 2017

    1. March 17, 2017

      CBP requests proposals for border wall prototypes

      Border CBP Final/Actual Forms and Information Collection

      Current Status

      Fully in Effect