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DHS Announces Streamlining Measures To Help States In Issuing REAL IDs

Today, after soliciting ideas, solutions and proposals from the public, states, private sector, and relevant associations, DHS Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf sent letters to state governors informing them of increased flexibility regarding electronic submission of required documents for REAL ID applications. Specifically, the states may now add the pre-submission of identity and lawful status source documents, through a secure electronic process, prior to an applicant’s in-person DMV visit, and physical presentation of those same documents for authentication and verification by DMV personnel. The result will be a faster, more streamlined process for DMVs and the American public.

DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis Under Secretary Glawe Provides Remarks at the National Sheriffs’ Association and the Major County Sheriffs of America

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided remarks for both the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) in Washington, D.C. on February 10th and 11th, 2020. The events included sheriffs from across the nation and sheriffs elected to represent major counties across America.

Aircraft, Ships & Specialized Vehicles

The Aircraft, Ships, and Specialized Vehicles category includes products and services that support operational transportation needs for DHS. A current DHS-wide contract vehicle within this category provides DHS customers with access to special purpose crafts.

SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats

The Trump Administration today launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov. This website is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) administrators, educators, parents and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address various threats related to safety, security, and support in schools. President Trump established the Federal Commission on School Safety to review safety practices and make meaningful and actionable recommendations of best practices to keep students safe.

DHS Issues Supplemental Instructions For Inbound Flights With Individuals Who Have Been In China

In response to the evolving threat of the novel coronavirus, and to minimize the risk of spreading within the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today will begin enforcing restrictions for all passenger flights to the United States carrying individuals who have recently traveled from the People’s Republic of China. In accordance with the President’s Proclamation and at the direction of Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf, the restrictions will begin for flights commencing after 5:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 2nd, and will direct the arrival of U.S. citizens who have traveled in China within 14 days of their arrival to one of seven designated airports, where the United States Government has enhanced public health resources in order to implement enhanced screening procedures. The administration is taking these actions to protect the American people.

DHS/ALL/PIA-079 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration-Related Information Sharing with U.S. Census Bureau

Pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13880 Collecting Information About Citizenship Status in Connection with the Decennial Census, issued July 11, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is providing the Department of Commerce (DOC), U.S. Census Bureau (Census or Census Bureau) with administrative records to assist in determining the number of citizens, lawfully present non-citizens, and unauthorized immigrants in the United States during the decennial census (2020 Census). DHS will share various data elements that the Census Bureau has articulated a need to know for the purpose of executing the E.O., including personally identifiable information (PII), with Census to (1) update 2020 Census person files, (2) produce Citizen Voting Age Population Statistics, and (3) conduct testing of citizenship models. DHS is publishing this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to describe the establishment of a formal Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between DHS and the Census Bureau and to analyze the collection, use, and dissemination of DHS information by Census.

Acting Secretary Wolf Traveling to North Carolina

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf and Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matt Albence are traveling to Raleigh, North Carolina, to participate in a roundtable discussion with federal, state, and local officials about the ongoing immigration and security issues in the state.  

Written testimony of DHS Under Secretary David J. Glawe of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis for the Senate Homeland Security Committee on a hearing titled “Threats to the Homeland”

Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Peters, and distinguished Members of the Committee, it is my honor to testify on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to address today’s emerging worldwide threats. 

First, let me briefly touch on my role – I serve as Chief Intelligence Officer and Under Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.  I am responsible for ensuring the Secretary, our 22 DHS Components, and our homeland security partners have access to the intelligence they need to keep the country safe. My focus is to ensure the unique tactical intelligence from the DHS Intelligence Enterprise is shared with operators and decision-makers across all levels of government so they can more effectively mitigate threats to the homeland.  My office generates intelligence that is unbiased and based on sound analytic judgments that meets Intelligence Community standards.  

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