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ICE directs increase in worksite enforcement investigations

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 17, 2017

    Report: ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan issues a directive to increase the amount of time that HSI spends on worksite enforcement investigations by four or five times in the upcoming year. [ID #525]

    Report: ICE chief pledges quadrupling or more of workplace crackdowns
  2. Effective Date

    October 17, 2017
  4. Biden Administration Action: Revoked/Replaced

    October 12, 2021

    2021.10.12 Memo from Secretary Mayorkas on worksite enforcement

    The Biden administration action revokes the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On October 12, 2021, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas issued a memorandum instructing ICE to cease mass worksite enforcement actions and "refocus. . . workplace enforcement efforts" on "unscrupulous employers."

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Current Status

Not in effect
October 12, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Workplace Enforcement
Agencies Affected: ICE

Associated or Derivative Policies



Trump-Era Policy Documents

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