Alonzo R. Peña is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Prior to accepting this position, Mr. Peña served as the DHS attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, where he was the department’s senior diplomat and liaison to the government of Mexico. As the direct representative for the Secretary of Homeland Security in Mexico, Mr. Peña was a leader in fostering increased counter-narcotics and law enforcement cooperation with Mexico and other regional partners. Mr. Peña served in this position from July 2008 – May 2009.

Learn more by listening to his audio interview.

Mr. Morton tells us about
the mission and history of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Mr. Morton discusses
the border enforcement efforts and his strategic vision for ICE as it continues to evolve.

Mr. Morton talks about
Document and Benefit Fraud Task Force play into his agency, the effort to fight human trafficking and smuggling.

Leaders Speak Series –  Conversation on Homeland Security 

 Special guests includes:

  • Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
  • John Morton, Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

John Morton, Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), talks about the overview and mission of ICE and how it secures our nation

Leader Speak Series – Homeland Security: What does the future holds for the Coast Guard and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)?

Special guests includes:

  • Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
  • John Morton, Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)