Through the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, U.S. immigration law will be extended to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), a chain of 14 Pacific islands located near Guam.
Submitting a Request for Case Assistance: Form DHS-7001; Instructions; Tip Sheet and Checklist; FAQs; Requests as an Attorney or Accredited Representative; and Ombudsman Scope of Assistance.
For travelers who have been repeatedly identified for additional screening and who want to file an inquiry to have erroneous information corrected in DHS systems.
Location: Fort Detrick, MD
Since 1954, the DHS S&T Office of National Laboratories (ONL) Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) has served as the nation’s premier defense against accidental or intentional introduction of transboundary animal diseases (a.k.a. foreign animal diseases) including foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). PIADC is the only laboratory in the nation that can work on live FMD virus (FMDV). The lab and its staff of nearly 400 employees provide a host of high-impact, indispensable preparedness and response capabilities, including vaccine R&D, diagnostics, training, and bioforensics among others.
Links to homeland security and public safety Web sites from the states and the District of Columbia.
Following the Department’s review of a facility’s Top-Screen submission, the facility may be notified in writing that it is required to complete and submit a Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA).
The Critical Infrastructure Learning Series provides one-hour, web-based seminars conducted by critical infrastructure experts on the tools, trends, issues, and best practices for infrastructure security and resilience.
Internet-based Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) to screen Visa Waiver Program (VWP) applicants prior to traveling to the United States.
The Department of Homeland Security has determined that anyone seeking access to Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI) must complete training to understand the requirements for safeguarding CVI.