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Secretary Napolitano to Visit the Northern Border

Release Date: 
May 22, 2009

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will travel to Detroit and Ottawa on Tuesday and Wednesday. She will meet with Canadian officials—including Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan and Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney—and sign an agreement with Minister Van Loan on a law enforcement program on Tuesday. Secretary Napolitano will also meet with stakeholders and state and local law enforcement officials to discuss challenges at the Northern border.

Details of Secretary Napolitano’s Trip to Detroit and Ottawa:

Tuesday, May 26

12:00 p.m. EDT Secretary Napolitano and Canadian Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan will sign a law enforcement agreement and participate in a media availability
Fort Street Cargo Facility
2810 West Fort Street
Detroit, Mich.
OPEN PRESS*
* Media must arrive no later than 10 a.m. EDT. Press credentials required.

Wednesday, May 27

10:00 a.m. EDT Secretary Napolitano and Canadian Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan will participate in a media availability
Centre Block Foyer
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario
OPEN PRESS *
* Media who not members of Canada’s Parliamentary Press Gallery must request accreditation by sending a Letter of Assignment to Colin Lafrance at lafraco@parl.gc.ca no later than 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday.

 

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