ICE is a federal law enforcement agency under the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for enforcing federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety.
The ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ICE ERO) is responsible for enforcing the immigration laws by identifying, arresting, and removing aliens who present a danger to national security or are a risk to public safety, as well as those who enter the United States illegally or are present without status.
Many of our clients are reporting to ICE ERO on Orders of Supervision. For those in the New England Area, ICE check-ins will be at their Burlington Office.
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USCIS is a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is responsible for overseeing lawful immigration to the United States by adjudicating applications for benefits. It is responsible for many of the tasks previously carried out by the INS. Visit this site to:
- Check your case status
- Update your address
- Find an authorized physician
- Make an INFOPASS appointment
- Check case processing times
- Download immigration forms
EOIR is a component of the United States Department of Justice and is responsible for adjudicating immigration cases. Its primary function is to conduct removal proceedings to determine whether an individual should be expelled from the United States. The Board of Immigration Appeals, which hears appeals from immigration courts, is also a part of EOIR. Visit this site to:
- Locate immigration courts
- Download EOIR forms
- Check your next hearing date by calling 1-800-898-7180 and entering your Alien Registration Number.
The NVC is a component of the U.S. Department of State responsible for the processing of visa petitions approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The NVC prepares the visa applicant’s case to be forwarded to the U.S. Consulate in their home country for a visa appointment. Visit this site to: