Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Human Rights Law Section

  • DC

About Us

The unit has four important missions:

  1. To prevent the admission of foreign war crimes suspects, persecutors and human rights abusers into the United States.
  2. To identify and prosecute individuals who have been involved and/or responsible for the commission of human rights abuses across the globe.
  3. To remove, whenever possible, those offenders who are located in the United States.
  4. To oversee the development of programs in response to President Obama’s Presidential Study Directive-10, the prevention of mass atrocities.

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