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In recognizing the push and pull factors which cause irregular migration to the U.S., DHS has entered into agreements and arrangements with the countries of the northern region of Central America, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, to further expand asylum capabilities and improve safety, security, and prosperity throughout the region.
SEAR events are voluntarily submitted special events, which are sent to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Operations Coordination (OPS) by state, local, and federal officials for a risk assessment.
Below you will find information on policies, procedures, and general reference information related to personnel security at DHS. This information is provided to aid DHS’s industry partners, as well as the general public, in navigating the personnel security landscape when doing business with DHS.
SCIRA’s purpose is to assess the state of Smart Cities standards as they develop in the public safety arena and the development of an open architecture for interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) sensors.
Including first responders when developing an emergency plan and conducting exercises establishes relationships and helps ensure that chemical facilities have appropriate security measures in place in the event of a chemical incident.
Under CFATS, Tier 3 or 4 facilities may receive expedited approval of their Site Security Plan and enter directly into a regular cycle of compliance inspections.
The DHS Office of SAFETY Act Implementation partnered with the DHS Office for Bombing Prevention to identify nationally accredited training products and services that meet the counter-terrorism needs of DHS stakeholders.
DHS S&T partnered with Vaporsens to develop a wearable sensor for continuous personnel monitoring for exposure to fentanyl.
CISA regions lead and support public and private sector partners in developing and maintaining secure and resilient infrastructure. Regional personnel work with critical infrastructure partners and communities at the regional, state, county, tribal, and local levels. These fact sheets provide more information about each regions services and their contact information.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Technology Clearinghouse is congressionally-mandated, and part of a program to encourage and support innovative technology solutions to enhance homeland security.