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Publications Library

The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Record of Decision of the Department of Homeland Security to Continue Headquarters Consolidation at the St. Elizabeths West Campus

    This Record of Decision documents the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS or Department) decision on its proposed action to continue consolidation of Headquarters offices at the St. Elizabeths West Campus in Washington, DC in accordance with the planned development of facilities established in the General Services Administration’s (GSA) DHS Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, dated August 2020 (hereafter “Master Plan Amendment 2 SEIS”).

  • Homeland Security Advisory Council Disinformation Subcommittee Final Report

    On August 24, 2022, the Homeland Security Advisory Council's provided the Final Report from the Disinformation Best Practices and Safeguards Subcommittee.

  • The CIS Ombudsman's Webinar: 2022 Annual Report

    On July 19, 2022, the CIS Ombudsman hosted a webinar highlighting its 2022 Annual Report to Congress.

  • Family Reunification Task Force – Filing Guides and Cover Letters

    Reference documents when submitting Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization through the Family Reunification Task Force process.

  • Canine Person-borne Explosive Detection Training Guideline

    Built as a work product from of the Detection Canine Program’s Canine Person-borne Explosive Detection (PBED) Initiative, this interactive tool is designed to allow federal, state, and local law enforcement units to uptrain their dogs on Person-borne Explosive Detection Training Guidelines (PBEDs). The main body of the guideline includes preparatory training to ready the canine for more complex tasks, a discussion of the methodology of the “scent cone,” and a progressive training program from static through dynamic training.

  • DHS Real Property Capital Plan

    The DHS Real Property Capital Plan demonstrates how DHS intends to execute real property capital planning activities, producing a mature plan.

  • Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for The Nationwide Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    This Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) evaluates the United States (US) Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ongoing use of small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS; i.e., drone) activities nationwide to meet DHS mission requirements (Proposed Action). This PEA analyzes sUAS as an asset to DHS mission and operations. Potential utilization of sUAS by DHS to counter national security threats (e.g., use of sUAS by foreign adversaries) is outside the scope of this analysis.

  • CISA Calendars

    This page contains the annual calendars for the current Directors of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).


  • Opioid Trafficking Intelligence and Investigation

    The DHS Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Opioid Trafficking Intelligence and Investigation Project provides research and development (R&D) support for improved investigative capabilities to aid in the confident discovery, identification, and disruption of illicit drug networks responsible for opioid smuggling. The project will include training on investigative processes for law enforcement partners and advanced analytic approaches to facilitate analysis of evidence, data fusion, and information sharing that enables automated discovery of high value targets and criminal associations. Project outputs will be integrated into HSI's existing suite of investigative capabilities, to support
    prosecution as well as collaboration efforts in furtherance of interdiction and disruption of the opioid supply chain.

  • Field-Portable Fentanyl Detection Instruments and Assays

    The DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Opioid/Fentanyl Detection Program, in collaboration with the S&T Office of Standards, is funding the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to build spectral reference libraries of approximately 50 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) restricted substances. including fentanyl, fentanyl analogues, and other emerging illicit drugs. Through Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with industry partners, PNNL will collect reference spectra on 20 different field portable detectors currently deployed for operational use.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022