It takes a community to protect a community. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe.
The DHS Blue Campaign is marking five years of collective effort to end the heinous crime of human trafficking.
These mobile tools from DHS can help you prepare for many aspects of your personal and professional life, including cross-border travel, boating safety, emergency readiness and more. Check out the full set of DHS mobile apps.
June 1st marks the start of hurricane season. Find tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane on Ready.gov.
When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Capt. Michael Day, Commander Coast Guard Sector New York, take a tour of New York Harbor aboard a 45-foot Response Boat. The U.S. Coast Guard safeguards our nation’s waterways and protects our interests around the world.
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.
Summary: Get the facts and data behind the programs the Obama administration has put in place in partnership with the communities they intend to serve, all across the country. As the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, it’s my job to oversee the implementation and enforcement of the President’s priorities across the Administration. You might call us the nerve center where goals become initiatives, and initiatives become programs at work on the ground in local communities and states across the country.
On August 6, an 11-year-old boy named Jonathan was discovered by our Border Patrol at the Mexico/Texas border. Days or weeks before, Jonathan left his native El Salvador and headed north because his family wanted him to have a better life in the United States. But, by the time Jonathan reached the Texas border in the blistering summer heat, he was dehydrated and exhausted. Our Border Patrol agents found Jonathan and tried to save him, but it was too late. Jonathan was pronounced dead in a nearby Texas hospital.
In a special ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office in Miami, Amanda Angelica Budino, a 100-year-old applicant from Buenos Aires, Argentina, recently took the Oath of Allegiance and became a naturalized U.S. Citizen. She has lived in the United States since 2001 and currently resides with her daughter and granddaughter in Miami. Mrs. Budino was the only member of her family who had not attained U.S. citizenship, and said she didn’t want to die without becoming an American citizen.
This week the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) participated in a successful land-based and maritime exercise of the National Technical Nuclear Forensics Ground Collections Task Force, whose mission is to collect vital forensic evidence in the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation to assist in determining the responsible entity. The task force, comprised of members from the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DOE), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), collects debris samples near the site of the detonation for analysis at designated laboratories.