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Mar 27

The Department of Homeland Security is proud that three of our social media accounts have been recognized among Government Executive’s top accounts in government. DHS utilizes social media to communicate with the public in dynamic and innovative ways, and strives to provide more information in more places in ways.

Mar 27

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson shares a hug with TSA supervisor Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Heather Sylve during a visit to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International AirportSecretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson shares a hug with TSA supervisor Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Heather Sylve during a visit to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. When a deranged man attacked TSA officers and wounded Officer Richel last Friday, Lieutenant Heather Sylve took the attacker down and saved Officer Richel’s life. The bravery and dedication of these women, and our TSA workforce at this airport and at airports across the country, is an inspiration.

Mar 27

Today I visited with our Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel in New Orleans, including three who were at the scene of the attack, last Friday night, by a deranged man with a machete and other dangerous items.

Mar 26

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson meets with Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Al-Mashnouq to discuss a variety of homeland security related prioritiesOn March 26, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Al-Mashnouq to discuss a variety of homeland security related priorities, and reiterate the commitment of the United States to work collaboratively with its international partners to share information and combat common threats.

Mar 26

For the sake of our economy and our security, legal immigration should be simple and efficient. After the long wait for a legislative solution to fix our broken system, the President took action within his authority to help streamline the legal immigration system until Congress passes commonsense, comprehensive reform.

Mar 26

On March 27, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to New Orleans to meet with the Transportation Security Officers and Jefferson Parish deputies involved in the attack last week at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and thank them for their prompt and decisive response to stop and apprehend the assailant. Secretary Johnson will also meet with Transportation Security Administration employees to thank them for the work they do every day to keep millions of passengers traveling through our airports safe.

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