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.
As I have seen firsthand and stated repeatedly, addressing the rising flow of unaccompanied children crossing our southwest border is an important priority of this Administration and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It requires a whole of government coordinated and sustained response.
The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture is a framework for detecting (through technical and non-technical means), analyzing, and reporting on nuclear and other radioactive materials that are out of regulatory control.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today traveled to Douglas and Tucson, Ariz. where he joined with border security personnel to tour Arizona border operations, received briefings on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to secure the border while facilitating lawful travel and trade, and met with local ranchers and community leaders.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today traveled to McAllen, Texas to tour border operations, receive briefings on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to secure the border while facilitating lawful travel and trade, and meet with state and local law enforcement officials. Secretary Johnson thanked the men and women of DHS who work every day to secure our borders while also performing functions that are vital to our economy, and made clear that the border in this region continues to evolve and must be an area of focus for DHS in the years to come.
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