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Civil Immigration Enforcement: Priorities for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Aliens (PDF)

"These priorities shall apply across all ICE programs and shall inform enforcement activity, detention decisions, budget requests and execution, and strategic planning." (John Morton, Asst. Sec. for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 6/30/10)

Letter to DHS Sec. Napolitano Expressing Concerns about ICE's Response to Utah State Employees' Dissemination of a List of Persons They Accused of Being Undocumented

The undersigned organizations and individuals, representing a spectrum of political and religious views, write to express our serious concerns with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s response to the development and dissemination of a list of approximately 1,300 Hispanic residents of Utah purported to be in the U.S. unlawfully. (7/7/10, PDF)

Administration Announces Harsh New Immigration Measures (article) and List of announced measures (PDF):

"Improving Border Security and Immigration Within Existing Law" (Depts. of Homeland Security & Commerce, 8/10/07)