LOS ANGELES— Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas today concluded a trip to Fresno and Los Angeles, Calif. where he conducted site visits to review airport operations and meet with DHS personnel, local officials, and local law enforcement.
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 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
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"For more than four years I have had the privilege of serving President Obama and his Administration as the Secretary of Homeland Security. The opportunity to work with the dedicated men and women of the Department of Homeland Security, who serve on the frontlines of our nation’s efforts to protect our communities and families from harm, has been the highlight of my professional career."
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to San Francisco and Los Angeles where she met with technology and business leaders, as well as community members to discuss the need for commonsense immigration reform, which is critical to our nation’s economic health and prosperity.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano visited San Diego to meet with federal, state and local law enforcement leaders, visit National Guard troops helping to secure the Southwest border and highlight the ongoing efforts of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to bolster border security while expediting the flow of legal travel and trade.