Laws are passed by Congress and signed by the President. Regulations are issued to carry out the intent of enacted legislation.
The mission of the Department of Homeland Security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards.
New laws and regulatory actions impacting the Department of Homeland Security.
An overview of general DHS Laws, with a focus on emergency management, immigration, maritime law and transportation security.
View Executive branch documents laying out the national strategy to secure the homeland.
DHS issues guidance documents to help the public understand how DHS administers its statutory and regulatory authorities.