Homeland Security Investigations
SA Lara has been a Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) since February 2012. Since entering on duty as a special agent, SA Lara has been assigned to the HSI, Border Enforcement Security Taskforce, Human Smuggling / Human Trafficking investigative group in El Paso, Texas. SA Lara has successfully investigated and adjudicated drug smuggling conspiracies and alien smuggling conspiracies. SA Lara's main focus has been human trafficking investigations. Prior to being employed with HSI, SA Lara was employed as an Immigration Enforcement Agent with Immigration and Customs Enforcement since November 2007. Prior to SA Lara's career in law enforcement, he served in the U.S. Army.