Customs and Border Protection plans to judge prototypes based on three main criteria once all eight designs are completed.
A judge put a preliminary injunction on the law.
Officials are reportedly weighing a proposal that would give more freedom to expedite deportations.
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed two bills that take a stance on sanctuary cities and illegal immigration.
The White House said the president would sign both bills if they reached his desk.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law that will ban so-called sanctuary cities and punish officials who do not comply.
Denver is moving to reduce the sentences of most municipal offenses to help immigrants avoid deportation.
The Department of Homeland Security officially launched VOICE, a group focused on supporting victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.
Denver's police chief and mayor are working to allay concerns within the undocumented immigrant community.
Hundreds of people are expected to protest what they call Trump's "anti-immigrant rhetoric and ICE Deportation Force."
Under former President Barack Obama, total deportations from the U.S. were down, but the harshest type of deportation was up.
Donald Trump insists that his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration is focused on deporting people who have committed "bad" crimes.