It takes a community to protect a community. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe.
On June 8, Secretary Johnson delivered remarks on "Immigration: Perception versus Reality" at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
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.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed 24 refugees from 10 countries as they were sworn in as new U.S. citizens on June 20 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, TX. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year, and was established in 2001, the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.
Because of the devastation that our country suffered on September 11, we felt the need to continue serving and protecting this country after our military careers ended – and what better way to continue our service than to join U.S. Customs and Border Protection! As we reflect on the nation’s celebration of our independence, we are proud that we have the opportunity to train the finest officer candidates who will defend America’s frontline. – Ivette and Anthony Maniece, Supervisory CBPOs (and spouses) U.S. Customs & Border Protection
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the expansion of the DHS Blue Campaign’s public awareness efforts to major airports, truck stops, and motorist gas stations across the country to better enable Americans to recognize and report potential instances of human trafficking. Travelers will now see Blue Campaign messages in new locations throughout their journey. For the first time, these messages will describe the signs of human trafficking to help the general public more readily recognize and report this heinous crime.
I am a proud Army veteran, and I now work as a writer/editor in the Office of Communications at USCIS. I love being able to improve products used by millions of people. By making forms easier to understand and improving the content on our website, I’m making it a little easier for people to achieve their dream of becoming an American citizen.
My career goals center on doing meaningful work, and I joined DHS because all work in defense of our homeland is meaningful. As a contract specialist at DHS, I am proud to support our front‑line workers who put their lives and safety on the line each day. As we prepare to observe Independence Day, I am reminded of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this great nation, and in so doing, have preserved our freedom and prosperity.