Acting DHS Secretary Chad F. Wolf signed multiple security cooperation agreements that focus on facilitating secure trade and travel with the Kingdom of Bahrain, to increase cooperation on border and cargo security.
DHS provides the only official US Government Trusted Traveler programs for travelers, customized to fit a variety of travel needs. Trusted Traveler programs allow members to use expedited lanes when crossing international borders, and at the airport.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Attorney General of the State of Qatar His Excellency Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri and Qatari Ambassador to the United States His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari to discuss a range of shared homeland security-related issues, including aviation security and counterterrorism cooperation.
On February 2, 2016, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas met with Mexican Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero to discuss cooperation on a number of shared secure travel interests.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has several Trusted Traveler programs which provide an improved passenger experience, while enhancing security and increasing system-wide efficiencies. The programs are customized based on travel needs and many of them have reciprocal benefits.
As we approach the end of the year, I’d like to highlight some of the significant steps we have taken in 2011 to guard against terrorism, secure the nation's borders, engage in smart enforcement of our immigration laws, safeguard and secure cyberspace, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, and mature and strengthen the homeland security enterprise.
Earlier this month, DHS hosted the fifth DHS for a Day in Detroit, Michigan as part of our ongoing series of day-long events to brief private sector partners about DHS.