U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy (PLCY) Assistant Secretary and Chief Diplomatic Officer Alan Bersin addresses the root causes of Central American migration to the United States
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Secretary Jeh Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney, share a laugh during a bilateral meeting in Washington, D.C.. On Monday, Secretary Johnson and Minister Blaney signed a preclearance agreement that will significantly benefit travelers and trade by reducing congestion and efficiency at the border by allowing for the immigration, customs and agriculture inspections required for entry into either country to occur on foreign soil.
This week, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Vietnam Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang to discuss a range of global security-related priorities, and expanding homeland security cooperation between the United States and Vietnam. Secretary Johnson and Minister Quang discussed law enforcement cooperation, information sharing, transnational threats, maritime security collaboration, and cybersecurity.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deputy Commandant for Operations VADM Charles Michel addresses how the Coast Guard’s ability to balance its law enforcement and military authorities, capabilities, competencies, and partnerships makes the Coast Guard a unique and indispensable instrument of national security.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS ) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding and NPPD Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity & Communications Phyllis Schneck highlight the NPPD cybersecurity role and capabilities, and describe how the President’s legislative proposal to facilitate cyber threat indicator information sharing will further national security.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Under Secretary Francis Taylor addresses the foreign fighter threat and current efforts to disrupt terrorist travel.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations acting Assistant Commissioner John Wagner addresses CBP’s role in the Federal government’s Ebola response.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses DHS’ efforts to address worldwide threats to the homeland.
Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Under Secretary Francis Taylor and National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding address terrorist, cyber and other human-caused threats to the Homeland and the current threat environment on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations acting Assistant Commissioner John Wagner, CBP Office of Intelligence and Investigative Liaison acting Assistant Commissioner Troy Miller, and Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Deputy Under Secretary for Analysis Jenny Lasley address CBP’s security measures to protect the United States from the threat of terrorists and terrorist weapons, including threats connected with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.