Sep 23

On September 22, Dušana Višňovská, Director General of the Slovak Ministry of Interior, signed an agreement to provide information on the travel of convicted child sex offenders between Slovakia and the United States. Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer Alan Bersin had previously signed the agreement for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Sep 23

Secret Service Ensuring the Safety and Security of the United Nations General AssemblyWe are DHS, and we are ready. The U.S. Secret Service is ensuring the safety and security of the United Nations General Assembly, alongside thousands of DHS employees and federal, state, and local law enforcement.  Official photo from U.S. Secret Service.

Sep 22

Following the tragic January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) temporarily ceased removing Haitian nationals to Haiti. On April 1, 2011, ICE announced the resumption of removals on a limited basis of Haitians with final orders of removal and convicted of a serious crime, or who posed a national security threat.

Sep 20

The Department of Homeland Security is honoring the retirement of U.S. Secret Service canine Hurricane.

Sep 20

I am very proud that U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Tate Jarrow will receive this year’s Call to Service Medal for his vital role in two of the federal government’s largest cybercrime investigations. In 2014, I presented Special Agent Jarrow with The Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award, and he has continued to represent the immense cybersecurity talent of the Secret Service.

Sep 20

Improving morale within the Department of Homeland Security has been one of my top priorities as Secretary.  I have said many times that, this year, morale will improve.  Our aggressive campaign to improve morale across this 22-component, 232,000-person workforce has produced results.

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