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October 4, 2012
1:51 pm

Today, I joined Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman to announce a new partnership among the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Amtrak to combat human trafficking.

October 2, 2012
11:03 am

The DHS Privacy Office ensures that privacy protections are built into Department systems, programs, and initiatives as they are developed and implemented. The eighth Annual Report to Congress summarizes the numerous accomplishments of the DHS Privacy Office from July 2011 through June 2012

Category: Privacy
October 1, 2012
9:59 am

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month reminds us that being safe and secure online is a shared responsibility. During the month of October and throughout the year we call on you to ACT and join DHS in “Achieving Cybersecurity Together.”

September 28, 2012
2:30 pm

Over the past year, I’ve had the exciting opportunity to introduce partnerships between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state and local governments in support of the “If You See Something, Say Something™” awareness campaign. Today is the fifth time that I have had the pleasure to personally announce a new partner in this important initiative.

September 25, 2012
10:01 am

The establishment of the FirstNet Board represents an important milestone in the implementation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network, and today, I had the privilege of joining my fellow board members at the inaugural meeting to provide our nation’s first responders with a dedicated communications network to help them share information and communicate during emergency situations.

September 17, 2012
4:42 pm

Today, I was honored to join 225 individuals, representing 69 different nations, as they took the Oath of Allegiance to become U.S. citizens at the National Archives, in the heart of our nation’s capital. We also honored the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution and recognize the rights and freedoms it guarantees.

September 14, 2012
2:05 pm

Originially posted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Rich Serino on Thursday, August 13, 2012

September 14, 2012
10:00 am

Secretary Napolitano today announced that Maria Odom has been appointed as the new Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) Ombudsman.

September 9, 2012
10:31 am

At DHS, we believe that homeland security begins with hometown security. Security is a shared responsibility, and each citizen has a role to play in identifying and reporting suspicious activities.

September 5, 2012
10:42 am

If a disaster strikes, how will you and your family be ready? During the month of September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the teams are focusing on planning and preparing for disasters during National Preparedness Month.


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