Beginning today, certain family units who are not able to be expelled under Title 42 will be placed in expedited removal proceedings. Expedited removal provides a lawful, more accelerated procedure to remove those family units who do not have a basis under U.S. law to be in the United States.
U. S. Border Patrol
As hundreds of new miles of border wall system have been constructed, they have pushed cartels to traffic their poisonous products precisely where DHS is best equipped— our Ports of Entry. The drugs we are seizing as a result of this new wall that never enter and devastate our communities, and never line the pockets of cartels.
DHS S&T partnered with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and several private companies to create the Slash CameraPole.
DHS S&T recently collaborated with the USBP and FLETC to deliver a multi-part solution that enable agents to use the knowledge, skills, and abilities of expert trackers (professionals trained to detect, track, follow and apprehend potential adversaries).
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan is traveling to Tucson, Arizona, to participate in a celebration of life ceremony for U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Hotten, who lost his life last Sunday on duty.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled on Friday to Calexico, California as part of a multi-state tour to oversee the Department-wide action to confront the humanitarian and security emergency at the U.S. border with Mexico.
On April 2, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen convened a DHS-wide meeting on the humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border. The Secretary received updates on the latest apprehension numbers, capacity challenges, and the Department’s operational response.
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its end-of-year immigration enforcement numbers, the results of a year-long return to enforcing the law, upholding the integrity of our lawful immigration system, and keeping America safe.
As American flags flew at half-staff across the country, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was laid to rest on Saturday, Nov. 25, in El Paso, Texas.
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke released the following statement on the tragic death of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez.