United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement


500 12TH ST SW STOP 5702
WASHINGTON DC 20536-5702
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was created in 2003 pursuant to the Homeland Security Act of 2002. Formed by the merger of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. Its primary responsibility is the identification and elimination of border, economic, transportation, and infrastructure security vulnerabilities.