Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions will hold a press conference on the Administration's efforts to combat MS-13 and carry out its immigration priorities on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke applauds the U.S. House of Representatives on its passage of the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act. This bill promotes public safety by denying criminal alien gang members admission into the United States and allowing law enforcement officers to quickly remove them from the United States when they are encountered here.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) U.S. Border Patrol Acting Chief of Carla Provost addresses the role of CBP to protect the homeland and secure the Nation’s borders while facilitating lawful international travel and trade.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Acting Executive Associate Director Derek Bennerm and ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Executive Associate Director Matthew Albence address the mission of ICE, its efforts to disrupt, dismantle and investigate violent gang activity within the United States, and its role in addressing issues related to unaccompanied alien children arriving in the United States.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent-in-Charge New York Angel Melendez addresses ICE’s efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and investigate violent gang activity within the United States.