This is to give notice that the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Homeland Security Investigations, as guided by Executive Order 13690 Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input and Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, as amended, has conducted an evaluation to determine the potential affect that its activity in the floodplain will have on the human environment. The proposed project is located at 1989 Wyoming Avenue, Forty-Fort, PA 18704.
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
Updated data from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released on December 22, 2023, shows that through the end of November, over 5,500 pounds of illicit fentanyl have already been seized by CBP and HSI in the first two months of FY 2024, with over 3,000 pounds seized in November alone.
Following an investigation by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the Malas Mañas transnational criminal organization (TCO), a human smuggling and narcotics trafficking organization based in Sonora, Mexico, along with two individuals in its support network.
Know2Protect is a forthcoming Department of Homeland Security (DHS) national public awareness campaign to educate and empower children, teens, parents, trusted adults, and policymakers to prevent and combat online child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA); explain how to report online enticement and victimization; and offer response and support resources for victims and survivors of online child sexual exploitation. The campaign will launch Spring 2024.
Secretary Mayorkas delivered remarks at a press conference announcing several fentanyl-related indictments at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC.
Secretary Mayorkas delivered the following remarks at a repatriation ceremony at the Ukrainian Embassy to the United States alongside President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released the Strategy for Combating Illicit Opioids, an intelligence-driven approach to disrupting and dismantling transnational criminal organizations and keeping dangerous substances, like illicit fentanyl driving the overdose epidemic, off America’s streets. To advance President Biden’s Unity Agenda Strategy to beat the overdose epidemic, DHS is working with partners at every level of government to stop the illicit flow of fentanyl into the country, including through various surge campaigns launched this year.
DHS Announces Results of Coordinated Enforcement to Interdict Southbound Firearms “Operation Without a Trace”
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its federal partners announced the results of increased enforcement efforts to stem the trafficking of firearms from the United States into Mexico for use by transnational criminal organizations.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas provided an update on DHS’s surge campaign to target and prevent fentanyl and its precursor chemicals from entering the United States.