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As reflected in numerous determinations by the Executive Branch, including the President’s March 13, 2020 determination that the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) constitutes a “national emergency” under the National Emergencies Act and the nationwide public health emergency declared by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on January 31, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose a threat to our health and security.
The DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans recently completed its evaluation and review of all currently travel restricted and 180-day warning countries. Notably, this review included new recommendations to remove from travel restrictions certain countries that have demonstrated significant compliance improvement.
In this document, Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans affirms and ratifies his prior delegable actions as Acting Secretary and certain delegable actions of others as limited herein.
This January 11, 2021 order designates the order of succession for the Secretary of Homeland Security.
In this delegation, the Acting Secretary for Homeland Security vests authority in the Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans as specified herein.
The Arctic’s expanded relevance, coupled with the Department’s significant regional investments, requires DHS to have a unified, deliberate, and forward-looking approach. The Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security fully leverages the broad range of DHS authorities, capabilities, capacity and partnerships to achieve the goals laid out in this document.
The DHS Strategic Action Plan to Counter the Threat Posed by the People’s Republic of China describes how the Department will continue to leverage the entire Homeland Security Enterprise to respond to the myriad threats posed by the Beijing regime to the American people.
This Trade and Economic Security (TES) report represents a collective understanding of U.S. economic security by DHS and is intended to drive policy actions across the government to strengthen U.S. global economic standing and secure supply chains.
Supplemental Policy Guidance for implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols, issued by the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans, on December 7, 2020.
The DHS Sustainability Report and Implementation Plan (Sustainability Plan) reflects the Department’s strategic vision for doing business more efficiently and sustainable.