Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to extend the REAL ID full enforcement date by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025. Under the new regulations published to execute this change, states will now have additional time to ensure their residents have driver’s licenses and identification cards that meet the security standards established by the REAL ID Act.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas was in Tokyo, Japan to meet with Government of Japan counterparts to discuss DHS support for U.S. strategic objectives in Japan, including cybersecurity collaboration, travel facilitation, and maritime security cooperation.
A new, compact version of an advanced carry-on baggage screening system developed in part by the DHS S&T, allows TSA to install advanced screening technology in smaller airports that can’t fit conventional systems.
Fact Sheet: DHS is empowering workers and protecting rights at the workplace
Under President Biden's leadership, this Administration has made historic investments in America's workers, recognizing that the federal government plays a vital role in improving the condition and the standing of the men and women who power the American economy.
Joint Statement Between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar to Secure World Cup Qatar 2022
Building on the longstanding relationship between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar (MOI), DHS Under Secretary for Policy Robert Silvers met Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani in Doha to discuss shared security priorities and re-affirm their joint commitment to expand cooperation to enhance the security of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
This week is National Police Week, a time each year when law enforcement leaders and personnel from around the country and the world gather in Washington, D.C. to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, making the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our communities and our country.
President Biden has made cybersecurity a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration at all levels of government. DHS plays a lead role in strengthening the nation’s cyber resilience, but cybersecurity is not limited by boundaries, borders, and jurisdictions. Protecting against cyber threats at home also requires collaborating with partners abroad and DHS agencies and offices also play a critical role in enhancing cybersecurity efforts worldwide.
DHS Announces New Measures to Better Serve Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Non-Conforming Travelers
On International Trans Day of Visibility, DHS announced new measures to better serve all Americans, regardless of their gender identity. Through technology updates, process changes, and expanded partnerships, TSA and CBP are improving their screening procedures and ensuring they are conducted in a manner that respects the dignity of each individual. These measures are part of a concerted effort by the Biden-Harris Administration to advance equality for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming Americans.
With the collaborative project involving S&T, NIST, and TSA, physical driver’s license holders may soon be able to apply for Mobile Driver’s Licenses (mDLs) stored on smartphones.