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Image of the new as displayed on desktop, tablet, and mobile phone.Today, I am happy to announce the newly optimized website. Over the past year, DHS has worked behind the scenes to update and modernize our flagship website, making it faster and easier to use.

DHS Launches Known Employer Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories.

Achieving Excellence in Plain Language

At the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), we constantly strive to communicate with the American public as transparently as possible.  In fact, we share this goal with the whole Federal Government. Since the passage of the Plain Writing Act of 2010, we’ve made great strides to ensure we present information in a clear and reliable manner.

DHS Advances Development of the U.S. Single Window

This week marks the one year anniversary of the release of Executive Order 13659: Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses. This Executive Order set an ambitious deadline of December 2016 for the Department of Homeland Security to complete the International Trade Data System (ITDS) and other modernization activities to improve the security and facilitation of goods crossing our Nation’s borders.

Written testimony of FEMA for a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Emergency Management hearing titled “The Path to Efficiency: Making FEMA More Effective for Streamlined Disaster Operations”

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery Associate Administrator Joseph Nimmich addresses FEMA’s commitment and efforts toward making their programs and processes efficient while ensuring they continue meeting their critical mission.

Sustainability Performance Plan

The Department of Homeland Security has developed a Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan to clearly define goals and metrics, and to track progress.

DHS Efficiency Review Turns Two

This week marks the two-year anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Efficiency Review.  Working across the Department, DHS has cut costs, saved time and energy, and continued to improve the way we do business.


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