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DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border



DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border

Last Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General released a statement along with a report assessing the progress of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's use of unmanned aircraft along the U.S. southwest border...

DHS secretary reviews 21st century border security



DHS secretary reviews 21st century border security

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson recently spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the subject of U.S. border security in the 21st century. His remarks were centered on the U.S. southwest border...

Better collaboration needed along southwest border



Better collaboration needed along southwest border

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border...

Coordination group provides update on unaccompanied child immigration



Coordination group provides update on unaccompanied child immigration

The Unified Coordination Group recently provided an update on the federal response and efforts taken to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants entering the United States across the southwest border...

President calls for interagency group to address unaccompanied child immigration



President calls for interagency group to address unaccompanied child immigration

Earlier this week, President Obama issued a memorandum calling for an interagency Unified Coordination Group to respond to the influx of unaccompanied alien children across the U.S. southwest border...

Report appraises U.S. border security



Report appraises U.S. border security

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report addressing DHS efforts to secure the southwest border, interagency oversight and information sharing efforts related to the southwest border, and DHS management of assets used to secure the southwest border...

Strategic plan addresses intellectual property enforcement



Strategic plan addresses intellectual property enforcement

On June 20, the Obama Administration released the 2013 Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Joint Strategic Plan which will help guide Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies’ efforts to combat the theft of intellectual property...

State releases International Narcotics Control Strategy Report



State releases International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Early in March, the Department of State released the 2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. The report provides an overview of counternarcotics efforts by the governments of over 90 countries, including several U.S. departments and agencies...