It takes a community to protect a community. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe.
This November, recognize how critical infrastructure is part of your daily life. Critical infrastructure plays a vital role in our homeland security and economic prosperity.
On November 3, Secretary Johnson presented the DHS Secretary’s Awards to 329 DHS employees from across the country for their extraordinary service and outstanding contributions to the Department and the Nation.
When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter BERTHOLF lived up to its mission of keeping our homeland and maritime borders safe.
Earlier this month, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman hosted its fifth annual conference at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Our conference is a unique open forum where government and stakeholders engage in robust dialogue about current immigration benefits issues. We welcomed more than 300 attendees from across the country to share their experiences and gather insights from government representatives, while hundreds more joined the conference via livestream.
By Greg Touhill, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and other senior officials spoke by phone today with several hundred Jewish community stakeholders as part of a call organized by the Jewish Federations of North America’s Secure Community Network to discuss current homeland security issues. Deputy Secretary Mayorkas thanked the participants for their continued support in helping to keep our communities safe and secure.
Yesterday, Sunday, I was in New York City to observe first-hand the NYPD's active shooter exercise in the City’s subway system. That exercise, planned weeks ago, was partially funded by the Department of Homeland Security, and it highlights the many different ways our Department supports state and local law enforcement counterterrorism activities.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter BERTHOLF lived up to its mission of keeping our homeland and maritime borders safe. Returning to port this week, the crew offloaded more than 25 tons of cocaine worth more than $765 million seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean drug transit zone off the coast of Central and South America.
On the anniversary of President Obama's executive actions, Cecilia Muñoz talks about the progress we've made on immigration.