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Homeland Security Enterprise

The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as part of a determined national effort to safeguard the United States against terrorism. The Department became the third-largest federal department, bringing together 22 different federal agencies, each with a defined role in this effort. Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.

Last Published Date: June 11, 2020

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Oct 28

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the transmission to the Federal Register of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would prioritize the selection of H-1B registrations based on corresponding wage levels in order to better protect the economic interests of U.S. workers, while still allowing U.S. employers to meet their personnel needs and remain globally competitive.

Oct 26

For months, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has worked side by side with state, local, and private sector partners to ensure a safe and effective response to COVID-19 across its component offices.

Oct 19

In this video, Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf officially kicks off the DHS 2020 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). As the DHS Honorary CFC Chairperson, Acting Secretary Wolf joins other CFC leaders in discussing the continuing need for support during a particularly challenging year. Featured DHS employees also speak to their CFC experiences.

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