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.
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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.
The Border Patrol Rio Grand Valley Sector Team receive the the Secretary's Award for Valor at the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 2017.
The U.S. Border Patrol Consequence Delivery Team receive the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 2017.
U.S. Border Patrol Agents (BPAs) identify and track movement of personnel within a given area. This highly specialized tracking skill is known as sign cutting.
On behalf of the Department of Homeland Security, I want to express my gratitude to our counterparts in Mexico on the arrest of Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, a cartel member suspected of shooting and killing U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry on December 14, 2010.