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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Visit to Miami, Florida

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Visit to Miami, Florida

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Visit to Miami, Florida | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 19, 2021) Washington - - On Thursday, August 19, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Miami, Florida to participate in a series of important engagements with the Cuban and Haitian diaspora communities in Miami focused on hearing from community leaders about critical issues in their countries of origin and providing updates on the latest actions from the Administration. Secretary Mayorkas was joined by Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Advisor to the Administrator Mark Feierstein. The Secretary’s meetings with community leaders were the latest engagements carried out...
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Call with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Call with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 18, 2021)

    Washington - - On August 17, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas participated in a call with Five Eyes counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom to discuss the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. Secretary Mayorkas and the Ministers discussed efforts to facilitate the relocation of our citizens and their families, Afghan nationals who have worked for and on behalf of the United States and our allies, and other eligible vulnerable Afghans. The group discussed the necessity of providing safe passage in Kabul for vulnerable individuals and committed to coordinating further on relocation and resettlement efforts.
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Alternatives to Detention Case Management Pilot Program

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Alternatives to Detention Case Management Pilot Program | site |



    Department Seeks Appointees to Serve on the National Board


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security press release dated: August 17, 2021) Washington - - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Case Management Pilot Program (CMPP), which will provide voluntary case management and other services to ensure that noncitizens in removal proceedings have access to legal information and other critical services. Alternatives to Detention is an important tool used by DHS for individuals and families as they await the outcome of immigration proceedings. This new congressionally directed pilot will supplement existing Alternatives to Detention programs run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and will inform...
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  • DHS Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System -- NTAS -- Bulletin

    DHS Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System -- NTAS -- Bulletin

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 13, 2021)

    Washington - - On August 13, 2021 the Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the heightened threat environment across the United States. The threat environment to the Homeland is diverse and challenging, especially leading up to and following the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks as well as religious holidays that could serve as catalyst for targeted violence. Threats in the Homeland include those posed by domestic terrorists, individuals and groups engaged in grievance-based violence, and those inspired or motivated by foreign terrorists and other malign foreign influences. These actors are increasingly exploiting
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  • Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia

    Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 12, 2021)


    Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia


    “On the 4th anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia, we remember Heather Heyer and all those who were victims of the senseless violence that occurred on that tragic day. The Department of Homeland Security continues to work closely with our partners across every level of government, the private sector, and communities throughout our country to prevent acts of targeted violence and domestic terrorism. “Over the last four years, we have seen a rise in violence motivated by ideologies of hate, false narratives, and other extremist v...
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Portugal

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Portugal

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Portugal | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 22, 2021) Washington - - On June 21-22, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Portugal to represent the United States alongside the Department of Justice at the biannual U.S.-EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Ministerial. Secretary Mayorkas met bilaterally with European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, European Commissioner Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner Didier Reynders, Portuguese Minister of Interior Eduardo Cabrita, and Portuguese Minister of Justice Francisca Van Dunem. He also met with DHS employees based in Portugal. “The United States is proud to stand with the European Union as a steadfast partner and we look forward to continued cooperation across shared interests, such as addressing violent e...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Mexico

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Mexico

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Mexico | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 16, 2021)

    Washington - - On June 14-15, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas visited Mexico during his first international trip as Secretary — a reflection of the Department of Homeland Security’s commitment to a close and deep partnership with the Government of Mexico.

    “I am proud of the partnership we are building with Mexico,” said Secretary Mayorkas. “I am looking forward to our work together on a wide range of issues, including our emergence from the

    Secretary Mayorkas is welcomed by Secretary Ebrard
    (Photo courtesy: U.S. Department of Homeland Security / DHS Photo by Zachary Hupp)

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  • Statement from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism

    Statement from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 15, 2021) With today’s release of the first-ever National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism, President Biden is demonstrating his steadfast commitment to addressing the most significant and persistent terrorism-related threat to the homeland today. In furtherance of the National Strategy, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will remain focused on addressing violence, while at the same time protecting privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties. DHS is undertaking a number of actions as part of an all-of-government effort to fight domestic terrorism. DHS is enhancing its analysis of open-source information to identify threats and leverage credible threat-analysis produced by others. The Department is contin...
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  • Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program

    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note dated: June 15, 2021)


    The following joint statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.

    Begin Text: The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration have been making progress toward reinstituting and improving the Central American Minors (CAM) program since our agencies launched the first phase of its reopening on March 10. As part of this focus on a responsible, phased approach, we continue to reopen cases that were closed when CAM was terminated in 2018. This is just one component of the Pres
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Releases Plan for Use of Border Barrier Funds

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Releases Plan for Use of Border Barrier Funds | site |



    DHS says Biden Administration Reaffirms Commitment to Serious Policy Solutions for Border Management


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 11, 2021) Washington - - Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the agency’s plan for funds the previous administration was planning to use for construction of a border wall at the Southwest border of the United States. The plan fulfills a requirement of President Biden’s Proclamation ending the diversion of funds for border wall, and outlines steps DHS will take to end wall expansion to the extent permitted by law and address life, safety, and environmental concerns. The prior administration planned to spend over $15 billion on wall construction, and diverted over $10 billion of those funds from military projects and other sour...
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, Mayor Garcetti Visit LA Cyber Lab

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, Mayor Garcetti Visit LA Cyber Lab

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, Mayor Garcetti Visit LA Cyber Lab | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: June 11, 2021) Los Angeles - - Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti visited the Los Angeles Cyber Lab and received a briefing on its operational capabilities. The Cyber Lab is a prime example of how a public-private partnership can shore up our cyber defenses across every level of government as called for by President Biden. “As cyber threats continue to evolve, we must adapt to ensure the resilience of our nation’s institutions and critical infrastructure,” said Secretary Mayorkas. “The federal government cannot do this alone. DHS is committed to strengthening its partnerships with state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and private sector entities across the country. The LA Cyber Lab is a t...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS) press release dated: June 3, 2021) Washington - - Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced new efforts to support the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening officer workforce, including expanding collective bargaining at the national level and ensuring that TSA’s standards and processes adhere to the principles applied by the Merit Systems Protection Board.  Secretary Mayorkas also expressed the Department’s commitment to improving pay for the TSA workforce.    “TSA employees are outstanding public servants who work on the frontlines, including throughout the pandemic, to keep the traveling American public safe,” said Secretary Mayorkas.  “They deserve the empowerment of collective bargainin...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System - - - NTAS - - - Bulletin

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: May 14, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin after consultation with the Intelligence Community and law enforcement partners. The NTAS Bulletin advises that the United States is facing threats that have evolved significantly and become increasingly complex and volatile. Specifically, the Bulletin details the threats posed by domestic terrorists, individuals, and groups engaged in grievance-based violence, and those inspired or influenced by foreign terrorists and other malign foreign influences. Social media and online forums are increasingly exploited by these actors to influence and spread violent extremist narratives and activity. Such threats als
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  • Statement by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on Charting New Course to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Government Networks

    Statement by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on Charting New Course to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Government Networks | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: May 12, 2021) Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement in support of President Biden’s Executive Order to improve our nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks: “Recent cybersecurity incidents impacting SolarWinds, Microsoft, and Colonial Pipeline are a stark reminder that malicious cyber activity can significantly disrupt Americans’ daily lives and threaten our national security. Addressing these risks to our way of life is a shared responsibility that depends upon close collaboration between the public and private sectors. Today’s Executive Order will empower DHS and our interagency partners to modernize federal cyber...
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  • Statement by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Approval of a Jones Act Waiver in Response to Eastern Seaboard Oil Supply Constraints

    Statement by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Approval of a Jones Act Waiver in Response to Eastern Seaboard Oil Supply Constraints | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: May 12, 2021) Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on the announcement that the Department of Homeland Security will approve a temporary and targeted Jones Act Waiver in response to eastern seaboard oil supply constraints. “In the interest of national defense, I have approved a temporary and targeted waiver request to an individual company. This waiver will help provide for the transport of oil products between the Gulf Coast and East Coast ports to ease oil supply constraints as a result of the interruptions in the operations of the Colonial Pipeline. The decision to approve the waiver was made after careful consideration and consultation with interagency partne...
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    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 19, 2021) Washington - - On Thursday, August 19, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Miami, Florida to participate in a series of important engagements with the Cuban and Haitian diaspora communities in Miami focused on hearing from community leaders about critical issues in their countries of origin and providing updates on the latest actions from the Administration. Secretary Mayorkas was joined by Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Advisor to the Administrator Mark Feierstein. The Secretary’s meetings with community leaders were the latest engagements carried out...
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    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Call with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom
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    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas’s Call with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 18, 2021)

    Washington - - On August 17, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas participated in a call with Five Eyes counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom to discuss the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. Secretary Mayorkas and the Ministers discussed efforts to facilitate the relocation of our citizens and their families, Afghan nationals who have worked for and on behalf of the United States and our allies, and other eligible vulnerable Afghans. The group discussed the necessity of providing safe passage in Kabul for vulnerable individuals and committed to coordinating further on relocation and resettlement efforts.
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    08-20-2021, 02:07 AM
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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Alternatives to Detention Case Management Pilot Program
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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Alternatives to Detention Case Management Pilot Program | site |



    Department Seeks Appointees to Serve on the National Board


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security press release dated: August 17, 2021) Washington - - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Case Management Pilot Program (CMPP), which will provide voluntary case management and other services to ensure that noncitizens in removal proceedings have access to legal information and other critical services. Alternatives to Detention is an important tool used by DHS for individuals and families as they await the outcome of immigration proceedings. This new congressionally directed pilot will supplement existing Alternatives to Detention programs run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and will inform...
    08-19-2021, 04:18 AM
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    DHS Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System -- NTAS -- Bulletin
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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 13, 2021)

    Washington - - On August 13, 2021 the Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the heightened threat environment across the United States. The threat environment to the Homeland is diverse and challenging, especially leading up to and following the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks as well as religious holidays that could serve as catalyst for targeted violence. Threats in the Homeland include those posed by domestic terrorists, individuals and groups engaged in grievance-based violence, and those inspired or motivated by foreign terrorists and other malign foreign influences. These actors are increasingly exploiting
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    08-14-2021, 07:09 AM
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    Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia
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    Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] press release dated: August 12, 2021)


    Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Fourth Anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia


    “On the 4th anniversary of the events at Charlottesville, Virginia, we remember Heather Heyer and all those who were victims of the senseless violence that occurred on that tragic day. The Department of Homeland Security continues to work closely with our partners across every level of government, the private sector, and communities throughout our country to prevent acts of targeted violence and domestic terrorism. “Over the last four years, we have seen a rise in violence motivated by ideologies of hate, false narratives, and other extremist v...
    08-14-2021, 04:28 AM

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