On November 9, The Washington Post published “DHS Bid to Go Digital Falls Flat,” a story on the digitization program launched by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in 2006. The story fails to recognize the progress DHS and USCIS have made in recent years to correct course on this important initiative. Thanks to efforts to modernize our immigration services, we have provided a fresh start to the program. It is now within cost and on schedule.
To facilitate an understanding of the necessary interaction between traditional security and information technology communities, the Interagency Security Committee Convergence Subcommittee developed the recommendations contained in this document t
The Department of Homeland Security is designated as the Sector-Specific Agency for the Information Technology Sector.