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

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  • DHS Indigenous Languages Plan

    DHS recognizes the importance of effective communication with persons who are limited English proficient (LEP) across its many missions and functions and is committed to meeting the requirements of Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (August 11, 2000).

    The DHS Indigenous Languages Plan is a vehicle for strengthening language services for Indigenous migrants who are encountered and served in DHS programs, activities, and operations, as migration levels in the U.S. from Guatemala and other countries with large Indigenous populations have increased significantly. 

  • FY 2024 Budget-in-Brief

    Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Budget-in-Brief

  • ST-Master Question List for African Swine Fever

    The Master Question List (MQL) is intended to quickly present the current state of available information to government decision makers in a possible operational response to African Swine Fever and allow structured and scientifically guided discussions across the federal government without burdening them with the need to review scientific reports, and to prevent duplication of efforts by highlighting and coordinating research.

  • National Strategy and DHS Plan for AANHPI Communities

    Per Executive Order 14031, the Department DHS has identified five high-priority goals to advance equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander communities.

  • DHS/USSS/PIA-009 - Field Investigative Reporting System (FIRS)

    DHS/USSS/PIA-009 - Field Investigative Reporting System (FIRS)

  • TVTP FY 23 Grant Forecast Recording

    Please watch a presentation of the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Forecast.

  • Under Secretary Silvers Delivers Remarks at the Munich Cyber Security Conference

    Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans Robert Silvers delivered remarks at the 2023 Munich Cyber Security Conference.

  • Listening Session: Options for Laid-Off Foreign Workers

    On January 19, 2023, the CIS Ombudsman hosted a listening session to hear concerns from stakeholders and present options for laid-off foreign workers.

  • 2023 Update to the Department Policy on Use of Force

    Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced updates to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Use of Force Policy as required by President Biden’s Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety to meet or exceed the Department of Justice guidance on use of force. This policy was crafted as a result of discussions with stakeholders across the Department as well as major national labor organizations to further refine processes to ensure the safety of law enforcement personnel and the communities we serve. This is the first update of the Department’s Use of Force policies since 2018.

  • Mission-Adaptive, Modular Law Enforcement Helmet Design Fact Sheet

    The primary objective of this technology effort is the development of a multi-purpose law enforcement helmet that provides concussive and ballistic protection, is mission-adaptive, lightweight, and may be worn for an extended period of time.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022