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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