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Statement by Press Secretary Sara Kuban on Secretary Napolitano's Upcoming Trip to New York City

Release Date: 
November 30, 2009

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

“Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will travel to New York City on Dec. 2-4 to meet with private sector leaders in the real estate, professional sports, financial and media industries to discuss the shared responsibility to protect critical infrastructure and build a national culture of readiness and resiliency.

Secretary Napolitano will be joined by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas to naturalize more than 100 citizenship candidates from more than 40 countries at Ellis Island.

In addition, Secretary Napolitano will deliver remarks at the America-Israel Friendship League’s ‘Partners for Democracy Award Dinner,’ tour a U.S. Secret Service-led Electronic Crimes Task Force facility, visit regional Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and USCIS offices, and receive a security briefing at the New York Stock Exchange.

Secretary Napolitano will also appear on The Colbert Report while in New York City.

More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized.”

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