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Protecting our borders from the illegal movement of weapons, drugs, contraband, and people, while promoting lawful trade and travel, is essential to homeland security, economic prosperity, and national sovereignty.

Last Published Date: February 25, 2019

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Oct 16

Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan is traveling to San Salvador, El Salvador, to meet with regional partners and visit DHS personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Sep 26

The United States and Honduras share a strong partnership. Our geographical proximity, common principles, and democratic values have led to close cooperation between both countries over the years, from addressing historical migration flows to efforts to build a more stable and prosperous region. The broad scope of this relationship has progressed into key agreements with respect to economic and environmental cooperation; cultural, humanitarian, and security support; counternarcotic efforts; and migration.

Sep 25

Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan is traveling to New York to meet with international partners from Honduras and El Salvador to discuss further collaboration in confronting irregular migration and combating transnational criminal organizations. In recent months, Acting Secretary McAleenan has forged partnerships with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to disrupt human and drug smuggling operations and address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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