Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan visited the National Vetting Governance Board on Friday to congratulate and thank representatives from multiple agencies for their work on standing up the new National Vetting Center (NVC).
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s signing of a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC)
On February 6, 2018, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC), which will be led by the Department of Homeland Security. The NVC will coordinate the efforts of Federal officials to vet people seeking to enter or remain within our country. It will help fulfill President Donald J. Trump’s requirement that departments and agencies improve their coordination and use of intelligence and other information to identify potential threats to national security, border security, homeland security, and public safety.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses the current threat environment, DHS’ efforts to elevate the baseline of its security posture, and how the Department’s immigration priorities are helping to secure the Nation.
DHS' Progress in 2011: Screening and Vetting