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US Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to the Advanced Training Center with Vice President Mike Pence

WASHINGTON (STL.News) On March 13, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen accompanied Vice President Mike Pence to visit U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Advanced Training Center (ATC) in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  During the visit they toured the facility and observed a use of force simulation, mat room training for the Less Lethal … Continue reading US Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to the Advanced Training Center with Vice President Mike Pence

Homeland Security News: Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan

WASHINGTON (STL.News) Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for South Sudan is warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act.  After carefully reviewing conditions in South Sudan with interagency partners, Secretary Nielsen determined the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Trip Readout from Napa and San Francisco, CA

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released the following statement: On Tuesday, February 26, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to Napa, California to participate in meetings with tech companies and foreign partners focused on combating terrorist use of the internet.  During her engagements, Secretary Nielsen announced that the Department … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Trip Readout from Napa and San Francisco, CA

U.S. Department of Homeland Security News: DHS Secures Super Bowl 53

WASHINGTON – Jan. 31, 2019- On January 30, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel, local law enforcement officials, and the National Football League (NFL) security team in Atlanta to discuss joint efforts to ensure a safe and secure Super Bowl 53. “This weekend, thousands of football … Continue reading U.S. Department of Homeland Security News: DHS Secures Super Bowl 53

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Federal Commission on School Safety Comprehensive Resource Guide

WASHINGTON – Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement Federal Commission on School Safety Comprehensive Resource Guide: “I am proud of the work of the Federal Commission on School Safety, which today offers a bold vision of secure and violence-free schools.  This report provides actionable recommendations for communities, schools, and students to protect … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Federal Commission on School Safety Comprehensive Resource Guide

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker Statement on DHS-DOJ Asylum Regulation

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen and Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker released the following statement on the joint Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice asylum regulation: “Consistent with our immigration laws, the President has the broad authority to suspend or restrict the entry of aliens into the United States … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker Statement on DHS-DOJ Asylum Regulation

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Shooting in California

WASHINGTON – Today, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement regarding the shooting in California: “Today, I join the American people in mourning the lives of those lost in the horrific shooting in Thousand Oaks, California.  I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the victims, and all those affected by … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Shooting in California

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on President Trump’s Proclamation of November as National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month: “Americans rely on secure and resilient infrastructure to provide access to safe food, reliable electricity and transportation, clean water, and instant communication.  These physical and cyber systems—and others … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month

United States | United States and Mexico To Co-Host Second Prosperity and Security Conference in Central America

United States – Vice President Michael R. Pence, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen, along with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray and Secretary of Government Alfonso Navarrete, will co-host the second Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America October 11-12. President Hernández of Honduras, President Morales … Continue reading United States | United States and Mexico To Co-Host Second Prosperity and Security Conference in Central America

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to California

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to Sacramento and Redding, California to address the ongoing wildfires.  While in California, the Secretary participated in a briefing with state and local officials regarding the damage caused by the recent wildfires. She also participated in a ground survey of areas affected by the Carr … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to California

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

WASHINGTON – On August 3, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands to discuss ongoing hurricane recovery and preparedness efforts.  Secretary Nielsen was joined by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long and General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, Commander, United States Northern Command. … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Homeland Security News: DHS Secretary Nielsen Meets with Mexican Secretary of Governance Alfonso Navarrete Prida

WASHINGTON – On July 30, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Mexican Secretary of Governance Alfonso Navarrete Prida to reaffirm the importance of a strong, coordinated approach to border security that includes joint actions and robust information sharing.  The two discussed ways the United States and Mexico can engage regional governments, international … Continue reading Homeland Security News: DHS Secretary Nielsen Meets with Mexican Secretary of Governance Alfonso Navarrete Prida

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: 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

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement – Retirement of Deputy Secretary Elaine C. Duke

WASHINGTON (STL.News) Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the announcement that the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke is retiring this spring: “Today, Deputy Secretary Duke announced that she will retire from government service in April.  Elaine has selflessly served the federal government for three decades, … Continue reading Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement – Retirement of Deputy Secretary Elaine C. Duke

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen on The United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released today about the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism WASHINGTON, DC/December 21, 2017 (STL.News) – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism: “I commend the United Nations Security Council for … Continue reading Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen on The United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism