National Protection and Programs Directorate Deputy Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding addresses the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to regulate the security of high-risk chemical facilities under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards.
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. addresses the Coast Guard’s Arctic responsibilities and operations.
At a field hearing in Buffalo, New York Policy Office of International Affairs Director of Canadian Affairs Deborah Meyers addresses the Department of Homeland Security’s partnership with Canada to enhance security while facilitating lawful trade and travel.
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Acting Director Dr. Huban Gowadia addresses nuclear detection and DNDO’s progress in coordinating the global nuclear detection architecture (GNDA) and implementing the domestic portion.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations National Security Investigations Division Assistant Director John Woods addresses the Student and Exchange Visitor Program and the findings of the recently released report by the Government Accountability Office entitled “Student and Exchange Visitor Program: DHS Needs to Assess Risks and Strengthen Oversight Functions.”
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Transnational Crime and Public Safety Division Deputy Assistant Director Waldemar Rodriguez addresses the efforts of ICE to thwart benefit fraud, ICE’s investigation into the Earl David Law Firm in New York, and other large-scale investigations of immigration benefit fraud facilitators.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate Associate Director Sarah Kendall addresses USCIS’ process for reviewing cases associated with attorneys and preparers suspected or convicted of immigration fraud.
National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Federal Protective Service (FPS) Director Eric Patterson addresses NPPD/FPS’s progress in utilizing key protection and risk management practices such as allocation of resources, leveraging technology, and enhancing information sharing and coordination.
Helium-3 (3He) is a necessary component of many nuclear detection devices; however our country is facing a Helium-3 shortage. To address this shortage, DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is advancing the search for efficient, cost-effective alternative technologies.
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