Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen as the sixth Secretary of Homeland Security.
Acting Secretary Elaine Duke
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its end-of-year immigration enforcement numbers, the results of a year-long return to enforcing the law, upholding the integrity of our lawful immigration system, and keeping America safe.
Testimony of DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror”
As American flags flew at half-staff across the country, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was laid to rest on Saturday, Nov. 25, in El Paso, Texas.
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke released the following statement on the tragic death of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez.
On 17 November 2017, the U.S - EU Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Washington, D.C. The meeting reaffirmed the importance of the long standing partnership between the United States and the European Union in addressing common threats to security, and of practical outcomes of this cooperation.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today traveled to Glynco, Georgia to visit the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) headquarters. She was joined by FLETC Director Thomas Walters and Deputy Director William Fallon.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke this week met with United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd in Washington, D.C. Acting Secretary Duke and Home Secretary Rudd discussed U.S. and UK counterterrorism cooperation, including enhancing aviation security. They also discussed efforts to address terrorist exploitation of the internet and data sharing between the two countries.
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke hosted the 2017 Secretary’s Awards Ceremony to honor the work, sacrifice, and professional excellence of employees from components all across the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s announcement that he will direct the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency.