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Homeland Security

Resource Directory

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A free service that lets you schedule an appointment with a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigration Officer by using the Internet at any time of day or night.

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Operation Community Shield is a nationwide initiative that targets violent transnational street gangs, by partnering with U.S. and foreign law enforcement agencies at all levels, and making use of its authority to deport criminal aliens.

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Highly trained Security Officers operate at over 700 security checkpoints and nearly 7,000 baggage screening areas each day. They use the latest technology and equipment combined with continually improving screening techniques.

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Container Security Initiative (CSI) is a program intended to help increase security for containerized cargo shipped to the United States from around the world. CSI addresses the threat to border security and global trade posed by the potential for terrorist use of a maritime container to deliver a weapon.

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A list of major disaster declarations, emergency declarations and fire management assistance declarations. You can also search for declared disasters by year or state.

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A nationally unified approach to incident management; standard command and management structures; and emphasis on preparedness, mutual aid and resource management.

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Information for travelers on airline carry on restrictions.

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Information on whether merchandise is subject to quota restrictions, international agreements, status reports and more.

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A nationwide grassroots effort to educate and train Americans of all abilities on all-hazards preparedness and to foster collaboration between non-governmental organizations, citizens, and emergency responders on community preparedness issues.

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TSA seeks to advance mass transit and passenger rail security through a comprehensive strategic approach that enhances capabilities to detect, deter, and prevent terrorist attacks and respond to and recover from attacks and security incidents, should they occur.

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