At the direction of President Barack Obama and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate is leading the Unified Coordination Group responsible for addressing the needs of an influx of unaccompanied children creating a humanitarian challenge along the southwest U.S. border.
The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture detects and reports on radiological and nuclear materials that are out of regulatory control before they can be used in terrorist attacks. It is comprised of a worldwide network of sensors, telecommunicat
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom, Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno and Chilean Ambassador Felipe Bulnes, announced the designation of Chile into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)—streamlining travel for thousands of eligible Chilean passport holders, while maintaining strong security standards.
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The Department of Homeland Security today announced that Monsignor John Brown, Walgreens drugstores, and the New York Mets have been awarded the 2013 Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience, recognizing their contributions to their communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
In October 2013, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) partnered with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Marine Sciences Laboratory to host a day of maritime radiological and nuclear detectio
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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers today was joined by White House Cabinet Secretary and Assistant to the President Danielle Gray and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas to welcome 25 new U.S. citizens at a special naturalization ceremony held at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.