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S&T 2021 Year in Review

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) continually strives to ask the right questions, find the best solutions, and then ask even better questions. This pursuit of knowledge has far-reaching implications for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission and even farther impacts for the nation. Here are some highlights of what we learned in 2021 and its significance for the future of science and technology.

DHS Statement on Updated CDC Order

“As part the United States’ COVID-19 mitigation efforts, DHS will continue to process individuals in accordance with the CDC’s updated Title 42 Order. Title 42 is not an immigration authority, but a public health authority, and its continued use is dictated by CDC and governed by the CDC's analysis of public health factors."

Unifying Research to Work for You

At DHS S&T, we are kicking off summer by hosting a series of expert-led discussions on the impact and importance of the work we do.

Series 1: Related Stories

This first part of the four-part series will discuss what is needed to directly enhance the nation’s public health, national security, and economic recovery.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) efforts have facilitated a speedy, whole-of-government response in confronting COVID-19, keeping Americans safe, helping detect and slow the spread of the virus, and making the vaccine available to as many people as possible.


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