Government Agencies

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

The new department’s first priority is to protect the nation against further terrorist attacks. Component agencies will analyze threats and intelligence, guard our borders and airports, protect our critical infrastructure, and coordinate the response of our nation for future emergencies.

Department of State (DOS)

The Department of State is the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency. It advances U.S. objectives and interests in shaping a freer, more secure, and more prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing the President’s foreign policies.

Department of Labor (DOL)

DOL has developed its Web Site to make information about the Department, its programs, and the laws and regulations it administers widely available and easy to access.

Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

As the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) brings a unified and coordinated focus to the enforcement of federal immigration laws, customs laws, and, as of November 2003, air security laws.

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

the single agency unifying the borders of the United States, the CBP also falls under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Tax branch of the U.S. Government. A well-equipped site, able to answer your questions regarding tax laws and processes.

Social Security Administration

Established to give financial protection to Americans at times of retirement, disability and death and to family members.

United States Department of Justice

Committed to enforcing law and administering impartial justice for all Americans. To lead in the prevention and control of crime and the appropriate punishment of offenders. To enforce U.S. immigration law with fairness.

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Dedicated to the promotion of equal opportunities in employment for all Americans by the enforcement of employment laws according to federal civil rights statutes.

Bureau of Labor & Stats

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is of a general nature and may not apply to any specific or particular circumstance. It is not to be construed as legal advice nor presumed indefinitely up to date.