The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced 22 new fields of study have been added to the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program to enhance the contributions of nonimmigrant students studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and support the growth of the U.S. economy and innovation.
Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas
La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Departamento de Educación de EE. UU. publicaron un kit de herramientas que describen los recursos federales disponibles para ayudar a Puerto Rico a recuperarse y reconstruir escuelas seguras, saludables y modernizadas. Los Departamentos de Energía y del Trabajo de EE. UU., así como la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU., colaboraron en el desarrollo de este kit de herramientas.
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Department of Education released a toolkit outlining federal resources available to help Puerto Rico recover and rebuild safe, healthy, and modernized school facilities. The Departments of Energy and Labor, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, also collaborated on the toolkit.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas delivered remarks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
On Monday, people across the United States will pause to honor the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the creation of a new Climate Change Professionals Program to recruit recent graduates and current federal employees to support the Department’s growing focus on adapting to climate change and improving resilience. The program is one of many new activities under the umbrella of the DHS Climate Change Action Group, established in 2021 by Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.
I am excited to share with you that Kristie Canegallo will join our Department as our new Chief of Staff on January 10, 2022.
Under the leadership of Secretary Mayorkas, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has enhanced its ability to prevent, detect, and respond to threats related to domestic violent extremism.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a pilot program in select cities where ICE law enforcement officers will begin to wear body worn cameras for pre-planned operations.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working with its federal, state, local, and non-governmental partners to support the needs of the areas affected by the devastating severe weather and tornadoes in Kentucky and throughout the South and Midwest.