Homeland Security

SANTA ANA, Calif.  | Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

SANTA ANA, Calif.  — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards kicking their feet, they say. They were hungry, … Continue reading SANTA ANA, Calif.  | Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Trip to Mexico

WASHINGTON – On July 13, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen joined Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin in Mexico City, Mexico for meetings with Mexican government officials. While in Mexico, Secretary Nielsen participated in discussions with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Secretary of Foreign Relations Luis Videgaray Caso, … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Trip to Mexico

Homeland Security News: U.S. Secret Service Releases Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence

WASHINGTON – On July 12, 2018, the United States Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center released another tool in support of the effort to end the prevalence of targeted violence effecting the Nation, the world, and most importantly – our schools.  ENHANCING SCHOOL SAFETY USING A THREAT ASSESSMENT MODEL – An Operational Guide for Preventing … Continue reading Homeland Security News: U.S. Secret Service Releases Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence

Homeland Security News: Secretary Nielsen Statement on FEMA 2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement regarding the release of FEMA’s 2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report yesterday: “By capturing the insights gained from the previous hurricane season, this report, which is focused only on the efforts of DHS and FEMA, provides a transformative roadmap for how we respond … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Nielsen Statement on FEMA 2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report

Homeland Security News: DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen to Travel to Mexico

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will travel to Mexico City, Mexico with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin on Friday, July 13th.  While in Mexico, Secretary Nielsen will meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Caso, Secretary of Governance Alfonso Navarrete Prida, and … Continue reading Homeland Security News: DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen to Travel to Mexico

Homeland Security News: Trump Administration Completes Reunification for Eligible Children Under Age 5

WASHINGTON – Under order of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), and Justice (DOJ) have been reunifying alien minors under 5 years old who are currently in the custody of HHS with adults who have been in the custody of … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Trump Administration Completes Reunification for Eligible Children Under Age 5

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Meetings in Guatemala

WASHINGTON – On July 10, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with foreign and security ministers from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico in Guatemala City, Guatemala to discuss joint international efforts to combat human trafficking, drug smuggling, and illegal immigration.  During these meetings, the ministers and Secretary Nielsen reiterated their commitment to … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Meetings in Guatemala

U.S. Department of State News: The United States and Guatemala Co-Host Security and Migration Working Conference

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On July 10, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will accompany Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to Guatemala City, Guatemala, to participate in a working conference co-hosted by the Government of Guatemala on security and migration issues in Central America.  … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: The United States and Guatemala Co-Host Security and Migration Working Conference