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  • NTER Quarterly Bulletin - Q4 - FY2021

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Program’s mission is to strengthen information sharing and enhance our Homeland Security partners’ ability to identify and prevent targeted violence and mass attacks, regardless of ideology. Our quarterly bulletin is designed to help inform our customers of research developments and resources and to examine Homeland threats through a threat assessment and management perspective. 

  • DHS/ICE/PIA-061 Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Surveillance Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), deploys surveillance technologies in furtherance of its criminal investigations and national security missions. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to document Homeland Security Investigations’ privacy protections when using the following surveillance technologies: a) body wire; b) location tracking technology; c) cell-site simulators; d) small unmanned aircraft systems; e) license plate readers and commercial license plate reader data services; and f) video surveillance technology.

  • DHS/TSA/PIA-051 Travel Document Checker Automation - Digital Identity Technology Pilots

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires that aviation passengers verify their identity at TSA checkpoints. Typically, this is accomplished by the presentation of a physical identity document (ID) to the Travel Document Checker Officer. TSA is exploring the acceptance of digital IDs (a digital representation of a passenger’s physical ID on a digital device) to provide passengers with a secure, efficient, and touchless experience. This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is conducted pursuant to Section 222 of the Homeland Security Act to address privacy risks in the use of digital IDs in the identity verification process at the checkpoint. January 2022

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  • 2022 DHS Congressional Appropriations Reports

    The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2022, requires that DHS post on its public website any report required in the Act by the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives for Fiscal Year 2022, upon the determination by the head of DHS that it shall serve the national interest. This requirement excludes reports that contain proprietary information, and reports that, if posted, could compromise homeland or national security.


  • Yearbook 2020

    The 2020 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

  • Quarterly Outreach to Recipients of DHS Financial Assistance on Meeting Civil Rights Requirements

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) provides quarterly outreach to recipients of DHS financial assistance.  The quarterly emails provide up-to-date information on reminders, resources, upcoming events, and FAQs to assist recipients in understanding and meeting their civil rights requirements.

  • 5G: The Telecommunications Horizon and Homeland Security

    A look into the future of 5G/6G connectivity and its relation to the homeland security enterprise.

  • DHS Technology Accessibility Issue Reporting Form

    This form is used to assist you with reporting a technology accessibility issue or initiating a complaint under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. You should use this form if you are an individual with a disability, and because of that disability, you are having difficulty accessing ICT provided by the Department.

  • S&T 2021 Year in Review

    The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) continually strives to ask the right questions, find the best solutions, and then ask even better questions. This pursuit of knowledge has far-reaching implications for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission and even farther impacts for the nation. Here are some highlights of what we learned in 2021 and its significance for the future of science and technology.

  • DHS Statement on the Importance of Seeking Safety and Support Regardless of Immigration Status Following Recent Wildfires in Colorado

    The following are translations of the DHS Statement on the Importance of Seeking Safety and Support Regardless of Immigration Status Following Recent Wildfires in Colorado.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022