Latest news and press releases.
Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Anniversary of Russia’s Unprovoked Invasion of Ukraine
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on the anniversary of Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
DHS and DOJ Propose Rule to Incentivize Lawful Migration Processes
DHS and DOJ are issuing a proposed rule to incentivize the use of new and existing lawful processes and disincentivize dangerous border crossings, by placing a new condition on asylum eligibility for those who fail to do so.
Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Discusses Evolving Homeland Security Challenges at 59th Munich Security Conference
Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Under Secretary for Policy Robert Silvers participated in the Munich Security Conference (MSC) to discuss the importance of homeland security to the United States’ broader national security, including its role confronting state-based threats and building whole-of-society approaches to resilience
Readout of Secretary Mayorkas’s Visit to Poland
On February 16, 2023, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas visited Rzeszów, Poland near the Ukraine border to observe U.S. efforts to support both nations in their fight against the unjust Russian invasion
The Department of Homeland Security Joins the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that the Department has become a member of the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP).
DHS Teams Up with State and Local Officials to Secure Super Bowl LVII
The Department of Homeland Security, in close coordination with state and local officials, is leading federal efforts to ensure the safety and security of employees, players, and fans during Super Bowl LVII.
DHS Updates Department-Wide Use of Force Policy to Advance Effective, Accountable Law Enforcement and Strengthen Public Safety
DHS Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced updates to the DHS Use of Force Policy required by President Biden’s Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety to meet or exceed the Department of Justice guidance on use of force.
DHS Expands Abraham Accords to Cybersecurity
This week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary for Policy Robert Silvers visited Israel to deliver a keynote address at the CyberTech Global Conference and to meet with representatives from Israel and key Middle Eastern nations, in collaboration with the Department of State.
Statement of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Family Reunification Task Force and the Successful Reunification of More Than 600 Children With Their Families
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the Family Reunification Task Force’s ongoing progress.
US. Department of Homeland Security and Finnish Ministry of the Interior enhance internal security cooperation
On January 31, 2023, Deputy Secretary for Homeland Security John K. Tien and Krista Mikkonen, Minister of Interior of Finland, and their respective delegations met in Washington, D.C.