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International Engagement

We work closely with our international partners to advance physical and economic security around the globe.

  • Travel Risk Assessment

    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.

  • Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory

    Businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) or to facilities outside Xinjiang that use labor or goods from Xinjiang should be aware of the reputational, economic, and legal risks of involvement with entities that engage in human rights abuses, including but not limited to forced labor in the manufacture of goods intended for domestic and international distribution. In order to mitigate reputational, economic, legal, and other risks, businesses should apply industry human rights due diligence policies and procedures to address risks.

  • Letter of Intent in Furtherance of Cooperation with El Salvador

    On Wednesday, Aug. 28, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed a Letter of Intent with the Salvadoran Minister of Justice and Security Rogelio Rivas to intensify bilateral cooperation in four areas to address irregular migration from Central America and combat transnational criminal organizations.

  • Joint Statement between Government of the United States and Cuba

    Joint Statement between Government of the the United States and Cuba

  • Compendium of U.S. - Canada Emergency Management Assistance Mechanisms

    National-level acts, agreements, frameworks, guidance, plans, and procedures for response operations, communication and coordination, preparedness, and recovery.

  • S&T FRG CAUSE II Joint Report

    The goal of the joint Action Plan is to build upon the existing perimeter approach to security and economic competitiveness and thereby lead to security enhancements and an accelerated flow of people, goods and services.

  • Updated U.S.-Mexico Local Repatriation Arrangements

    Updated U.S.-Mexico Local Repatriation Arrangements

  • Beyond the Border Action Plan: Wood Packaging Material Inspections Feasibility Study

    Beyond the Border Action Plan: Wood Packaging Material Inspections Feasibility Study

  • High Level Contact Group

    The High Level Contact Group (HLCG), composed of senior officials from the European Commission, the European Council Presidency, Departments of Homeland Security, Justice and State, was formed in late 2006 to start discussions on data privacy in the exchange of information for law enforcement purposes. HLCG efforts were part of a wider reflection between the European Union (EU) and the United States on how best to prevent and fight terrorism and serious transnational crime.

  • Beyond the Border Action Plan: Statement of Privacy Principles by the United States and Canada

    The United States and Canada set forth the following Statement of Privacy Principles concerning the provision, receipt and use of personal information exchanged by the United States and Canada pursuant to any BTB information sharing arrangements and initiatives.