John Morton will be the keynote speaker for The Partnership for Safe Medicine’s Interchange on October 27, 2011 at the National Press Club.

Morton is the Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. During his tenure at ICE, he has strengthened ICE’s investigative efforts, with a particular emphasis on border crimes, export controls, intellectual property enforcement and child exploitation.

Update: Kumar C. Kibble, deputy director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will now be the keynote speaker, as of October 17.

John Morton will be the keynote speaker for The Partnership for Safe Medicine’s Interchange on October 27, 2011 at the National Press Club.

Morton is the Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. During his tenure at ICE, he has strengthened ICE’s investigative efforts, with a particular emphasis on border crimes, export controls, intellectual property enforcement and child exploitation.

He has also sought to prioritize ICE’s immigration enforcement efforts around the removal of criminal offenders, recent border violations, and those who ignore orders of removal or obtain immigration status by fraud.

Prior to his appointment by the President, Mr. Morton spent 15 years at the Department of Justice. At the Department, he served in several positions including Assistant United States Attorney, Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General and Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division.

During his tenure at ICE, Morton has strengthened ICE’s investigative efforts, with a particular emphasis on border crimes, export controls, intellectual property enforcement and child exploitation. He has also sought to prioritize ICE’s immigration enforcement efforts around the removal of criminal offenders, recent border violators, and those who ignore orders of removal or obtain immigration status by fraud.

Learn more about how agencies and industry fight medicine counterfeiting and sales at the 2011 Interchange on October 27 at the National Press Club.

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