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System of Records Notices (SORNs) Collection

A system of records is a group of any records under the control of any agency from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifier assigned to the individual. The Privacy Act requires each agency to publish notice of its systems of records in the Federal Register. This notice is generally referred to as a System of Records Notice or SORN.

  • DHS Major Information Systems (MIS)

    DHS Major Information Systems (MIS)

  • DHS/USCIS/PIA-006 Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Verification Division administers the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program. SAVE is a fee-based inter-governmental initiative designed to help federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies confirm citizenship and immigration status prior to granting benefits and licenses, as well as for other lawful purposes. The purpose of this update is to discuss the changes to SAVE, including: (1) a new information collection, (2) the use of the Person Centric Entity Resolution microservice, (3) migration to a cloud-hosted environment, (4) transition from a paper-based process to a paperless process, and (5) to inform the public of USCIS’s use of information from SAVE in administering bonds posted as security for performance and fulfillment of the financial obligations of a bonded noncitizen (someone who is not a U.S. Citizen) to the U.S. Government. USCIS is publishing an update to this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to describe the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of personally identifiable information (PII), as well as the risks associated with these updates.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-003 - Airspace Waiver and Flight for Certain Aviation Operations (Including DCA)

    For airspace waivers, through aircraft operators, TSA collects and retains personal information that is used to conduct a security threat assessment on the flight crewmembers and passengers who will be onboard the aircraft while it is operating in restricted airspace. The collection of information will differ slightly depending on the type of waiver/authorization requested.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-025 - e-Law Enforcement Officer Logbook Program (e-Logbook)

    August 31, 2009. The e-Logbook is as an electronic means of logging and confirming the identity of Law Enforcement Officers with a need to Fly Armed (hereinafter LEOFA). LEOFAs must satisfy the requirements set forth in 49 CFR § 1544.219, carriage of accessible weapons, prior to being admitted into an airport's sterile area or on-board a commercial aircraft.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-016 - Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) Program

    The Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) program is a behavior observation and analysis program designed to provide the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Behavior Detection Officers (BDOs) with a means of identifying persons who pose or may pose potential transportation security risks by focusing on behaviors indicative of high levels of stress, fear, or deception. The SPOT program is a derivative of other behavioral analysis programs that have been successfully employed by law enforcement and security personnel both in the U.S. and around the world. This PIA update reflects that TSA will pilot the use of BDOs as part of the security checkpoint process, by incorporating BDO interaction with passengers.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-005 - TSA Office of Transportation Redress

    The TSA Traveler Identity Verification Program was developed as a voluntary program to provide a forum for individuals who believe they have been unfairly or incorrectly delayed, denied boarding, or identified for additional screening at our nation's airports to request redress.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-027 - Workplace Violence Prevention Program

    The Workplace Violence Prevention Program provides: national guidance to TSA program coordinators regarding the prevention of, and response to, incidents of actual or alleged workplace violence; reviews reports of credible threats or actual incidents of workplace violence; provides advice and guidance to program coordinators and management regarding agency action; and coordinates training for program coordinators and TSA employees and contractors.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-019 Air Cargo Security Requirements

    Pursuant to the Final Rule for Air Cargo Security Requirements, TSA will collect and retain personal information about four sets of individuals for the purposes of conducting a security threat assessment. The first set consists of certain individuals who have, or are applying for, unescorted access to air cargo. The second set consists of each individual who is a sole proprietor, general partner, officer or director of an IAC or an applicant to be an IAC, and certain owners of an IAC or an applicant to be an IAC. The third set consists of known shippers who are individuals. The fourth set consists of individuals who in addition to having unescorted access to cargo have responsibilities for screening cargo under 49 CFR 1544.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-008 - Sensitive Security Information for Use in Litigation

    TSA will conduct security threat assessments and criminal history record checks on individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security Information (SSI) in a civil proceeding in a Federal court that demonstrates substantial need for relevant SSI in preparation of the party's case may request access to SSI. In order to determine if an individual representing the party may be granted access to SSI for this purpose.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-020 Airport Access for Aviation Workers

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) conducts security threat assessments on individuals working at airports. These include individuals seeking or holding authorized airport access or airport identification badges or credentials, as well as identification credentials or badges recognized by TSA under 49 CFR Parts 1542 and 1544, and non-traveling individuals requiring unescorted access to the sterile area of the airport. Additionally, Congress, through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, directed TSA to establish a national centralized database containing the names of individuals who have had an airport and/or aircraft operator-issued credential or badge revoked for failure to comply with aviation security requirements. This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) consolidates and supersedes earlier PIAs regarding aviation worker security threat assessments (STA) published in 2004, 2005, and 2008 and discusses the creation of the new national centralized database.