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Oct 8

WASHINGTON— The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign—the unified voice for DHS’s efforts to combat  human trafficking—and the North Dakota Public Health Association.

Oct 7

Secretary Jeh Johnson meets with students from Albert Einstein High School in Washington, D.C. before speaking at the CHCI Public Policy Conference. Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson delivered remarks on immigration policies and immigration reform being undertaken by the Department at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 2015 Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

Oct 7

In 1965, President Johnson stood on Liberty Island in the shadow of our Statue of Liberty and signed into law the Immigration and Nationality Act.  The passage of the Act marked a significant and much-needed change to our Nation’s immigration policies.  It ended an unfair quota system, prohibited discrimination based on country of origin, and officially recognized the role of our immigration system in reuniting families and attracting skilled workers from all over the world.

Oct 6

On Oct. 9, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to Columbia and Charleston, S.C. to meet with federal, state and local officials and view ongoing response and recovery efforts in areas affected by severe flooding. Secretary Johnson will be joined by representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Oct 5

Secretary Johnson participated in a media availability to thank the members of the U.S. Secret Service for their dedication and hard work during the United Nations General Assembly and the Pope’s visit to Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.Last week after returning from the United Nations, President Obama commended the United States Secret Service for its extraordinary work providing security for the United Nations General Assembly and the visit by Pope Francis to the United States.

Oct 5

Photo of the WeekU.S. Secret Service agents, together with the DHS components and federal, state and local partners, ensure a safe visit of Pope Francis. Here, agents stand ready as the Pontiff prepares to leave Manhattan following his address to the U.N. General Assembly. Official U.S. Department of Homeland Security photo taken by the U.S. Secret Service.

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