Aug 22

DHS and USCG Donate 224 Backpacks and School Supplies to Students Living in DC Housing Authority Communities

During a back-to-school rally on Saturday, employees of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) headquarters distributed 224 backpacks filled with school supplies and 50 laptop totes to families living in Southeast District of Columbia (DC) Housing Authority communities as part of the USCG’s Annual St. Elizabeths Back-to-School Backpack and School Supplies Drive. Both headquarters are located within the Southeast DC community.

Aug 21

Video remarks by Acting Secretary McAleenan on a final rule that finalizes regulations implementing the relevant and substantive terms of the Flores Settlement Agreement.

Aug 21

Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced a final rule that finalizes regulations implementing the relevant and substantive terms of the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA). Importantly, the rule will allow for termination of the FSA, and allow DHS and HHS to respond to significant statutory and operational changes that have occurred since the FSA has been in place, including dramatic increases in the numbers of unaccompanied children and family units crossing into the United States.

Aug 21

At 9:30 AM ET on August 21st, the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin K. McAleenan, will host a press conference at U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters regarding upcoming changes to the Flores ruling. The Acting Secretary will provide remarks on the changes and then take questions from members of the media.

Aug 20

Tomorrow, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan will travel to Panama City, Panama to participate in a Meeting of Central American Ministers of Security and to meet with Panamanian officials to discuss regional cooperation to confront irregular migration.

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