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On June 28, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3), in collaboration with EdVenture Partners, Credence Management Solutions and the McCain Institute, hosted the finalists of Invent2Prevent, a program that empowers university and high school students to develop innovative projects to help prevent targeted violence and terrorism in their local communities.
We, the Home Affairs, Interior, Security and Immigration Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States convened in person, under Canada’s chairship, in Wellington, New Zealand on June 27-28, 2023 for the Five Country Ministerial.
Four Mexican nationals were arrested yesterday in San Antonio, Houston, and Marshall, Texas, for their alleged roles in a tractor-trailer smuggling incident that resulted in 53 deceased and 11 injured undocumented individuals one year ago today.
Video News Release: Secretary Mayorkas Calls for Extension and Expansion of Counter-UAS (Drone) Authorities
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today released a video package for broadcast including comments from Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas on the need for Congress to reauthorize and expand DHS Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) authorities.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on immigration enforcement.
Workforce Message from Secretary Mayorkas on the Designation of Kristie Canegallo as the Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
I am proud and excited to inform you that President Biden will designate Kristie Canegallo as the Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security. Kristie will assume her new role on July 21, 2023 following Deputy Secretary Tien’s retirement.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the Titan submersible.
Following the success of Operations Blue Lotus and Four Horsemen, which stopped nearly 10,000 pounds of fentanyl during their two-month run and led to 284 arrests in those two months, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the next phase of its surge campaign to target and prevent fentanyl from entering the United States. The next two Operations, “Artemis” and “Rolling Wave,” will consist of multidisciplined interagency jump teams at strategic locations with an enhanced focus on disrupting the supply chain used in the development and movement of fentanyl.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced new members to the Homeland Security Academic Partnership Council (HSAPC), which he reconstituted in 2022.
Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Candidacy of Ian Saunders for Secretary General of the World Customs Organization
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on the candidacy of Ian Saunders to become the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization.