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Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Basic Immigration Enforcement Training Program

DISCLAIMER: This is an Integrated Basic program. Attending a basic or integrated basic program at FLETC is typically a requirement for employment with a U.S. federal agency, and students will be registered by their hiring organization. Students cannot register for basic programs themselves.
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80 Training Days
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The Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Basic Immigration Enforcement Training Program (ICE_BIETP) provides employees newly hired to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations, with training on core components of the law, policy and regularly used skill sets such as:  alien processing, fugitive operations, firearms and defensive techniques emphasizing the IEA work environment, interviewing techniques, and blocks relating to officer and detainee safety, both inside and outside a detention environment.  The focus of the program is to ensure that IEAs understand the procedures involved in removal proceedings, whether INA 240 proceedings or otherwise, from the initial arrest and how that may be lawfully effected to the execution of the final order of removal.


This program is designed for full-time law enforcement agents or officers from the Partner Organizations (PO). Each PO sets the standards in recruiting and designating employees for training.  After the individuals have been selected, they are sent by that organization to the FLETC. Attendees must meet their agency’s recruitment standards and the FLETC Physical Performance Requirements prior to arriving for the training program.

Program Registration

Registration is through the Federal agency employing or sponsoring the trainee. The employing agency will notify the trainee of their class dates.  

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer for registration, email questions to or telephone 912-267-3344. Non-PO Federal agencies may send students on a space-available basis.

State, local and tribal officers requesting training may attend if sponsored by a Federal PO. For questions regarding attendance, please email or telephone 1-800-743-5382.