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Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

DHS Expands Opportunities in U.S. for STEM Professionals

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.

Los Departamentos de Seguridad Nacional y de Educación de EE. UU. publican un kit de herramientas de recursos federales para ayudar a reconstruir la infraestructura escolar de Puerto Rico

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.

U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Education Release Toolkit of Federal Resources to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico’s School Infrastructure

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.

Department of Homeland Security Announces Climate Change Professionals Program

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. 

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