The Department of Homeland Security, through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) working in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), facilitated dozens of removal flights, including single adults and family units to Venezuela, Central America, Brazil, Colombia, India, and Peru.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
The Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-government approach includes a new intelligence-driven CBP counter-fentanyl operation in Southern California.
From October 20-21, Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Kristie Canegallo traveled to Phoenix, Arizona and El Paso, Texas where she met with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnel to thank them for their continued service and dedication to securing our borders, countering drug smuggling, and enforcing U.S. immigration laws and discuss additional support needed.
The United States, led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with support from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, facilitated a second charter flight to Venezuela to remove individuals with no legal basis to remain in the U.S.
The United States, led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with support from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, facilitated the first charter flight to Venezuela as part of other routine ICE removal flights conducted throughout the hemisphere and around the world.
DHS Investigation Leads to Indictments Against China-Based Companies and Employees for Fentanyl Trafficking
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas detailed efforts by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to disrupt the fentanyl precursor chemical supply chain.
Secretary Mayorkas delivered remarks at a press conference announcing several fentanyl-related indictments at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC.
The DHS workforce is comprised of extraordinary public servants who safeguard this nation around the clock – responding to cyberattacks; protecting and saving lives on land, at sea, and in the air; securing our nation’s borders and critical infrastructure; deploying across the country to help Americans recover from disasters; and so much more. Any lapse in federal funding would disrupt this vital work, leaving Americans less safe as a result.
Department of Homeland Security Announces Distribution of More Than $12 Million in Funding for Communities Receiving Migrants
DHS, through FEMA and CBP, announced more than $12.2 million in grants through the Shelter and Services Program (SSP), which was authorized by Congress to support communities that are providing services to migrants.