Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin K. McAleenan, announced that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted, pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. With his signature, he has extended Syria’s TPS designation for 18 months.
The Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing conditions in Syria with interagency partners, Secretary Nielsen determined that the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary conditions that support Syria’s designation for TPS continue to exist. Therefore, pursuant to the statute she has extended Syria’s TPS designation for 18 months.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses counterterrorism, immigration/border security, Syrian refugees, aviation security, and cybersecurity.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson concluded a three-day trip to Turkey, where he visited a refugee camp, reviewed resettlement processing, spoke to a number of Syrian and Iraqi refugee families, met with government officials in Istanbul and Ankara to discuss a range of homeland security-related issues, and signed two bilateral accords to codify mutual commitment to deepen collaboration.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez addresses the the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez addresses the refugee admissions program, with particular emphasis on Fiscal Year 2016.
PARIS — Today, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas attended an International Ministerial meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder in Paris convened by French Minister of Interior Bernard Cazeneuve, to discuss a range of shared security-related priorities, including counterterrorism efforts, foreign fighters, and countering violent extremism in the aftermath of the tragic terrorist incidents in Paris last week. While in Paris, Deputy Secretary Mayorkas also met with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and French President François Hollande.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses DHS’ efforts to address worldwide threats to the homeland.