For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Ottawa—U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney met this morning to discuss the importance of collaboration between the United States and Canada on information sharing, screening procedures and visa policies. Secretary Napolitano and Minister Kenney also discussed the relationship between U.S. and Canadian immigration policies, and ways to strengthen the relationship between DHS and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). This was the first-ever meeting between a DHS Secretary and a Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism.