deportation officer resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Deportation Officer with talent for industrious work and finding solutions to complex problems. Strong knowledge of Immigration Law Enforcement

and routinely used DHS computer systems. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in Windows based computer systems. Proven history of fostering collaborative efforts to meet team, individual and management objectives.

  • 17 years of experience in immigration law enforcement
  • Use of computer indices, databases and open sources for investigational work, routine and non-routine reporting
  • Collaboration with State, local and Federal law enforcement agencies for criminal and administrative investigations
  • Open communication and relationship building with NGO's and stakeholder groups to eliminate issues before they become problems
  • College experience utilizing GIS applications for compiling graphic visual statistical representations.
  • College experience in data analysis, statistical representation of quantifiable data sets.
  • Extensive experience in preparing reports for review by senior agency officials
  • Extensive experience in the apprehension, detention and removal of criminal and non-criminal aliens
  • Served on developmental working group for the National Juvenile Coordinator Field Manual
  • Served on the local working group for employee morale
08/2008 to Current
Deportation Officer Department Of Homeland Security Melville, NY,
  • Collaborated with State, local and other Federal law enforcement officials to acquire information relevant to ongoing investigations of criminal and administrative law.
  • .Acted as an intermediary between the County Prosecutor's Office and the Field Office to maximize levels of cooperation and communication in a fluid and constantly changing politically driven environment.
  • Provided ad hoc training, informal training and limited Information Technology support to outside contract vendors in support of immigration court proceedings at remote locations.
  • Prepared a work order and project request for reallocation of excess IT equipment for use in remote immigration court proceedings.
  • Reduced governmental liability for transportation costs, detention costs and exposure to risk for transport over long distances by providing support for remote immigration court proceedings.
  • Assisted with various instances of juvenile run-away and missing person cases with state and local investigators.
  • Coordinated investigations with the New Jersey State Department of Child Protection and Permanency regarding allegations of child abuse.
  • Provided investigation assistance to ICE Homeland Security Investigations regarding allegations of possible child abuse and or human trafficking.
  • Served as a Field Office Juvenile Coordinator since 2008.
  • Completed and submitted required reports to ICE HQ on behalf of the Newark Field Office related to juvenile case and custody management.
  • Prepared activity reports using Excel, Word and Microsoft Access.
  • Prepared, compiled and submitted responses to FOIA requests.
  • Prepared expenditure reports and consolidated billing under the Agency Purchase Card Program.
  • Prepared investigative reports.
  • Testified before a US Grand Jury and in local criminal court.
02/2006 to 08/2008
Immigration Enforcement Agent US Immigration And Customs Enforcement City, STATE,
  • Assisted US Border Patrol Agents and Homeland Security Investigations Agents with law enforcement duties, including but not limited to:
  • Traffic Check Operations
  • Bus Inspection Operations
  • Anti-Smuggling Operations
  • Service of criminal arrest and search warrants
  • Seizure of property and evidence
  • General local law enforcement inquiries and requests for assistance
  • Testified before US Federal Grand Jury
  • Swore criminal complaint before a US Magistrate Judge
  • Obtained subpoenas from the US Attorney's Office
  • Provided assistance with Court Security due to personnel shortage at the US Marshal Service
  • Provided unofficial ad-hoc training to local law enforcement academy
  • Collaborated with state/local law enforcement, Parish Prosecutors Office, State Criminal Court Judges and other agencies to increase levels of cooperation and maximize effectiveness with limited resources
Customs and Border Protection Officer US Department Of Homeland Security City, STATE,
  • Inspected and examined people and cargo for entry into the United States
  • Applied knowledge of Immigration Law (Immigration Inspector Academy Graduate) to provide guidance to Supervisory Personnel that were trained in Customs Law
  • Seized prohibited and illegal merchandise and items prior to entry into the United States
  • Arrested persons attempting to enter the United States with valid and open warrants of arrest issued in the United States
  • Issued fines and penalties for violations of US Customs laws and regulations
  • Gathered intelligence and prepared reports for use in investigations of criminal organizations
  • Prepared reports for inspections of sea vessels and aircraft
  • Coordinated with international law enforcement partners for return of wanted persons from Canada
  • Adjudicated employment petitions, waivers of inadmissibility and immigrant visa application packets
  • Provided response and reporting to possible or suspected entry of hazardous radiological materials
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2007
Master of Arts: Criminal Justice
Boston University - Boston, MA,


  • 3.76
Expected in 08/2003
Bachelor of Science: Natural Resource Policy And Behavior
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor,

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School Attended

  • Boston University
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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  • Deportation Officer
  • Immigration Enforcement Agent
  • Customs and Border Protection Officer


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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