A few facts to start off with.
• U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries. The agency has an annual budget of approximately $6 billion, primarily devoted to two operational directorates.*
• In 2016, ICE conducted 235,413 removals. Fifty-nine percent of all ICE removals, or 139,368, were previously convicted of a crime.**