Latest news and press releases.
Acting DHS Secretary Pekoske Extends Temporary Protected Status for Syria
DHS Acting Secretary Pekoske announced an 18-month extension and re-designation of Syria’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation. This action enables over 6,700 eligible Syrian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Syria) to retain their TPS through September 2022 and allows approximately 1,800 additional individuals to file initial applications to obtain such status.
DHS Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin
The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin today after consultation with the intelligence community and law enforcement partners.
Statement from Acting Secretary Pekoske on Strengthening Buy American Provisions
The Acting Secretary released the following statement in support of the Presidential Executive Order titled “Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers.”
Statement from Acting Secretary Pekoske on the 59th Presidential Inauguration
The Acting Secretary released the following statement commending the men and women of the U.S. Secret Service for their efforts to secure the 59th Presidential Inauguration:
Acting Secretary of DHS Directs a Review of Immigration Enforcement Practices and Policies
Today, Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Pekoske signed a memorandum directing DHS components, including Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, to review and reset enforcement policies and set interim policies for civil enforcement while the Department develops its final priorities.
DHS Statement on the Suspension of New Enrollments in the Migrant Protection Protocols Program
Today, DHS is announcing the suspension of new enrollments in the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program. Effective tomorrow, January 21, the Department will cease adding individuals into the program.
Executive Director of the DHS Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Announces 16th Annual Small Business Award Winners
Executive Director of the DHS Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, E. Darlene Bullock, Announces 16th Annual Small Business Award Winners.
DHS Transitions One of its Key Components to a Modern Financial System
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced one of its component’s transition to an integrated financial, acquisition, and asset management system following a department-wide financial modernization effort.
SBA Scorecard Announcement
Acquisition Excellence: DHS Receives an “A+” Grade on SBA’s Annual Small Business Procurement Scorecard.
DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis Under Secretary Glawe Provides Remarks at the National Sheriffs’ Association and the Major County Sheriffs of America
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided remarks for both the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) in Washington, D.C. on February 10th and 11th, 2020. The events included sheriffs from across the nation and sheriffs elected to represent major counties across America.