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Trump Administration designates ICE a "security/sensitive" agency

  1. Date Announced

    June 26, 2020

    A leaked internal ICE memo reported in The Nation announces that, as of June 11, 2020, OPM has approved ICE's request to be designated a "security/sensitive" agency for FOIA purposes. This designation grants ICE greater secrecy by exempting all employment records (including name, job title, grade level, position description, duty station, and salary) from disclosure to the public. The report includes a copy of the memo.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 11, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

Prior Policies

  • According to the leaked memo obtained by The Nation, some ICE officials (law enforcement officers and national security professionals) were previously classified as working in "sensitive" occupations, exempting some employment information from FOIA disclosure.

  1. Associated or Derivative Policies

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