Apr 9

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas met with Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales.  During the conversation, Secretary Mayorkas and Foreign Minister Rosales reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Honduran partnership and discussed opportunities for enhanced information sharing, increased collaboration on humane approaches toward border security, and migration management.

Apr 9

The Biden-Harris Administration submitted to Congress the President’s priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending.  The budget invests in key DHS missions, including repairing a broken immigration system, better managing the border with advanced technology, protecting civil rights, and bolstering cyber defenses and resilience.

Apr 7

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas spoke by video teleconference with Portugal’s Minister of Internal Administration, Eduardo Cabrita.  During the conversation, Secretary Mayorkas and Minister Cabrita reaffirmed the importance of the transatlantic relationship and discussed opportunities for increased collaboration to address violent extremism, migration management, and information sharing.

Apr 6

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas spoke by phone with New Zealand’s Minister for Justice and Minister for Immigration, Kris Faafoi.

Apr 5

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that DHS’s Operation Vaccinate Our Workforce (Operation VOW) has vaccinated more than 58,000 DHS mission-critical 1A and 1B employees—up from 5,074 employees at the beginning of February.

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