DHS FAQs Protected Areas and Courthouse Arrests (October 28, 2021) [pdf]

DHS wide policy affecting both Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) on protected areas where immigration enforcement will generally not occur. This policy applies to all of DHS and expands upon and replaces prior policies. The FAQ addresses a range of locations that are off limits generally for immigration enforcement and also specifically addresses civil immigration enforcement at courthouses. It is important to note that these protections apply to all immigrants and are in addition to the protections offered immigrant crime victims under VAWA confidentiality protections.