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DHS employees, joined by Secretary Jeh Johnson, enjoy a baseball game as the Washington Nationals take on the San Diego Padres during the first-ever DHS Night at the Nationals.
As part of our DHS Unity of Effort initiative, I have directed an important new measure to unify the Department’s research and development (R&D) activities. Specifically, I have directed the establishment of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). These IPTs will be charged with coordinating and prioritizing research and development across the Department in a number of areas, such as aviation security, biological threats, counterterrorism, border security, cybersecurity and disaster resilience.
I commend the great work of our special agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), which is part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. HSI worked with law enforcement authorities in El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico to take down a human smuggling network suspected of illegally smuggling hundreds of individuals each week – including children and families – throughout Central America and Mexico into the United States.
Yo elogio el gran trabajo realizado por nuestros agentes la Oficina de Investigaciones de Seguridad Nacional (HSI, por sus siglas en inglés), que forma parte del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas. HSI ha trabajado con las autoridades policiales en El Salvador, Guatemala y México para desmantelar una red de tráfico de personas responsable de contrabando ilegal de cientos de personas cada semana - incluyendo a los niños y familias - a través de América Central y México hacia los Estados Unidos.
On Aug. 31, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to McAllen, Texas to receive a briefing on efforts of the Department’s three Joint Task Forces, JTF – East, JTF – West and JTF Investigations, and to discuss the Department’s Southern Border and Approaches Campaign Plan, the unified border security effort between U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the U.S. Coast Guard.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Yesterday, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas concluded a two-day trip to Montana where he joined U.S. Senator Jon Tester to meet with first responders and Federal, state, and local law enforcement to discuss collaboration on a wide range of homeland security-related priorities, including border security and efforts to combat human trafficking.
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced a “If You See Something, Say Something™” public awareness campaign with the Washington Nationals at the Nationals Park today.