immigration enforcement

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Overview

The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA) strengthened U.S. immigration laws, adding penalties for undocumented immigrants who commit crimes while in the United States or who stay in the U.S. for...

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the largest investigative agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ICE was formed in 2003 pursuant to the Homeland Security Act of 2002, which was passed following the events of...

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The following cases are major Supreme Court cases in the field of immigration law.

US v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 (1898) Kwong_Hai_Chew v. Colding, 344 U.S. 590 (1953) Shaughnessy v. US ex rel Mezei, 345 U.S. 206 (1953) Graham v....