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John Tien

Message from Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security John Tien

Yesterday, I had the privilege of being administered the Oath of Office publicly by Secretary Mayorkas to serve as the new Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.  I am honored and humbled to serve as your Deputy, and to begin working alongside each of you.

DHS Releases Detailed Immigration Data

Washington, D.C. – Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the Fiscal Year 2020 Enforcement Lifecycle Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of enforcement outcomes for aliens encountered at the Southwest Border during Fiscal Years 2014 through 2019.

DHS and CBP Celebrate 400 Miles of New Border Wall System

Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) celebrated the construction of nearly 400 miles of new border wall system, in high priority locations across the Southwest border under the Trump Administration.

DHS, Trump Administration Protect American Jobs from Unfair International Competition

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the transmission to the Federal Register of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would prioritize the selection of H-1B registrations based on corresponding wage levels in order to better protect the economic interests of U.S. workers, while still allowing U.S. employers to meet their personnel needs and remain globally competitive.

ICE Arrests 15 Nonimmigrant Students For OPT-Related Fraud

WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday preliminary results from Operation OPTical Illusion, a law enforcement operation targeting nonimmigrant students who fraudulently used the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program to remain in the United States. 

DHS 2020 Combined Federal Campaign Kick Off Celebration

In this video, Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf officially kicks off the DHS 2020 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). As the DHS Honorary CFC Chairperson, Acting Secretary Wolf joins other CFC leaders in discussing the continuing need for support during a particularly challenging year. Featured DHS employees also speak to their CFC experiences.

Submitted Written Testimony Of Senior Official Performing The Duties Of The Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli Before The U.S. Senate Committee On The Judiciary Subcommittee On The Constitution On August 4th

Chairman Cruz, Ranking Member Hirono and distinguished members of the Committee: 

Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) role in protecting against the continued assaults by criminals and violent extremists in the city of Portland, Oregon  and more specifically, the Federal Courthouse and federal law enforcement officers there.


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