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Ask the Secretary

The strength and success of DHS comes from its employees, the dedicated family of over 230,000 men and women serving across the nation and around the world.  Recently, I asked to hear from the DHS workforce on issues that are most important to you, and I am proud to have the opportunity to answer your questions in a virtual “Ask the Secretary” question and answer session. 

I have addressed a diverse selection of the most frequently asked questions submitted by you. As a DHS employee, you contribute daily to one of the most important missions there is — protecting our nation and the American people from threats of all kinds.  I look forward to continuing this dialogue with you, so stay tuned for more requests for questions in the future. I thank you for your time, hard work and commitment to carrying out the DHS mission. 

Yours very truly,
Secretary Napolitano

Last Updated: 11/10/2021
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