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Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans

DHS Policy is the mission-oriented, component-focused organization for the Secretary, Deputy, and the Component Heads, to:

  • Advise the Secretary and Deputy Secretary
  • Develop policy, including representing the Department in Interagency fora
  • Coordinate and unify policy positions
  • Lead and coordinate international engagement and negotiations
  • Operate programs (REAL ID and Visa Waiver Program)
  • Lead the development of operational and resource allocation guidance
  • Develop strategies
  • Develop operational plans
  • Collect, maintain, and report immigration data

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  • Under Secretary, Chad F. Wolf (Acting Secretary)
  • Senior Official Performing the Duties of Under Secretary, Scott L. Glabe
  • Deputy Under Secretary, James W. McCament
  • Chief of Staff, David R. Dorey
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Strategic Integration and Policy Planning, Drew Kuepper
  • Assistant Secretary, International Affairs, Valerie S. Boyd
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Western Hemisphere, David Cloe
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Eastern Hemisphere, Robert Paschall
  • Assistant Secretary, Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention, Meghann Peterlin (A)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Screening and Vetting, Alex Zemek
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention, Ntina Cooper (A)
  • Assistant Secretary, Border Security and Immigration, Sarah Rehberg
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Immigration, Sheila Mahmoudi (A)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Border Security, Jonathan Fahey (A)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Immigration Statistics, Marc Rosenblum
  • Assistant Secretary, Trade and Economic Security, Scott Glabe
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Trade, Christa Brzozowski
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Economic Security, Scott Friedman (A)
  • Assistant Secretary, Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk, and Resilience, Sam Kaplan
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy, Thomas McDermott
Last Published Date: September 9, 2020

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