The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is concerned about the potential impact of the 2021 wildfire season to western and southwestern portions of the United States. Our highest priority remains the preservation of life and safety.
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL)
DHS Statement on Safety and Immigration Enforcement During the 2021 Wildfire Season
On June 23, 2021, the CIS Ombudsman hosted a public webinar to discuss naturalization and immigrant integration.
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) invites stakeholders to participate in a webinar to learn more about naturalization and immigrant integration on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET.
The Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the current heightened threat environment across the United States. The Bulletin will expire on August 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a long-standing history of engagement with diverse ethnic and faith-based communities, including Muslim communities. In recognition of Ramadan, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas joined a virtual roundtable discussion with leaders within the Muslim community, including national and local advocacy and social service organizations.
DHS CRCL Statement in Support of AAPI Communities
Consistent with President Biden’s statement in “Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States,” the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (DHS CRCL) condemns the recent hateful attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
On January 27, 2021, the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin due to a heightened threat environment across the United States, which DHS believes will persist in the weeks following the successful Presidential Inauguration. The following are versions of the Bulletin translated into various languages.
This presentation provides information on what is needed to complete the DHS Civil Rights Evaluation Tool, which may assist recipients in meeting their administrative requirements.