Mayorkas Memorandum: Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law [pdf]

This memorandum outlines three priorities for civil immigration enforcement: threats to (1) national security, (2) public safety, and (3) border security. It also emphasizes a wholistic approach when reviewing a noncitizen’s criminal and administrative record to learn of the totality of the facts and circumstances. The memorandum concludes by highlighting the importance of preserving civil rights and liberties.