Kario Gonzalez-- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement


Kario Gonzalez in front of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement buildingCriminal justice major Kario Gonzalez interned with  (ICE) in Washington, D.C.  ICE is the law enforcement arm of the Department of Homeland Security, handling all investigations for the department and carrying out most of the warrants and arrests.  ICE also has its own national security, drug enforcement, and counter-terrorism units.  Kario spent time working with the enforcement and removal operations in the custody management division, as well as with other aspects of the agency.  He said, “As I continued to expose myself to different aspects of the agency, I seemed to dive deeper into understanding how it all works.  The internship experience drew a lot of parallels with my time at Appstate. Although I took a multitude of different CJ classes, they all link to one another, essentially providing another piece to the entire puzzle.”