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Laws & Regulations

Laws are passed by Congress and signed by the President. Regulations are issued to carry out the intent of enacted legislation.

  • DHS Rulemaking

    The mission of the Department of Homeland Security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards.

  • Featured Laws & Regulations

    New laws and regulatory actions impacting the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Key DHS Laws

    An overview of general DHS Laws, with a focus on emergency management, immigration, maritime law and transportation security.

  • Presidential Directives

    View Executive branch documents laying out the national strategy to secure the homeland.

  • Guidance

    DHS issues guidance documents to help the public understand how DHS administers its statutory and regulatory authorities.

Last Updated: 04/26/2022
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