Cutting-edge technologies support DHS’s mission to protect the airspace along our northern border with Canada
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas, CBP Acting Commissioner Troy A. Miller, and U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz delivered remarks to address the situation in Del Rio, Texas. They also discussed the dangers of irregular migration.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas delivered remarks at the National Press Club.
Desde las 12:01am del 25 de agosto de 2021, está suspendido el procesamiento en los puertos de entrada de individuos quienes fueron devueltos a México bajo el programa MPP.
As of 12:01am on August 25, 2021, the processing at ports of entry of individuals who were previously enrolled in MPP has been suspended.
After the destruction of Pan American World Airways Flight 103 in 1988, the government established the Commercial Aircraft Vulnerability and Mitigation (CAVM) program to address terrorist-based internal aircraft explosive threats. In 2006, the program transferred to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), with program execution supported by subject matter experts from S&T’s Transportation Security Laboratory.
The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T's) biometrics screening activities include engagement with mission stakeholders, analysis of port of entry operations, identifying critical and emerging needs, and developing transformational concepts of operation to address the operational requirements of Department of Homeland Security components.
The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T's) Detection Canine Program provides the Homeland Security Enterprise with the tools, techniques, and knowledge to better understand, train, and deploy detection canines in their operational environment.
The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) established the Air, Land and Port of Entry Security Program to advance technologies to improve mission effectiveness to reduce illegal entry/exit of people, weapons, dangerous goods, and contraband.
The threat of chemical and biological attacks poses a major threat to the nation’s population, infrastructure, economy, and security. The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partners with authorities nationwide to address needs through technological innovation and research, and equips officials with the resources and information they need to identify, prevent and/or respond to the threat of chemical releases and catastrophic diseases.