The Ombudsman’s Office was created by Congress in the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to help individuals and employers who need to resolve a problem with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and to make recommendations to fix systemic problems and improve the quality of services provided by USCIS.
Abstract and Full Copy Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12: Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors.
Presidential Policy Directive / PPD-8 is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the nation, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.
Abstract and Full Copy for Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7: Critical Infrastructure Identification, Prioritization, and Protection.
Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) Report to Congress outlines the strategic framework to guide the activities of participants in homeland security toward a common end.
List of senior leaders at the Department.
The Office of University Programs streamlines access to the expertise of the nation's colleges and universities to address pressing homeland security needs.
The Privacy Office is responsible for evaluating Department programs, systems, and initiatives for potential privacy impacts, and providing mitigation strategies to reduce the privacy impact.
The office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) provides legal and policy advice to Department leadership on civil rights and civil liberties issues, investigates and resolves complaints, and provides leadership to Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.