DHS Secretary calls for greater cooperation

Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly testified to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the subject of border security and public safety. Kelly remarked on DHS’s border security mission and efforts.

In his testimony, Kelly called for greater interagency and international cooperation, saying “Interagency relationships and bilateral cooperation are critical to identifying, monitoring, and countering threats to U.S. national security and regional stability.” Kelly went on to say that the challenges faced by DHS in confronting illegal immigration, transnational crime, human trafficking, and other threats to U.S. safety require an “integrated counter-network approach.”

Kelly concluded his testimony by reiterating DHS’s commitment to border security and his commitment to the committee.

For more information on Kelly’s testimony, please follow the link below.
Written testimony of DHS Secretary John F. Kelly for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Improving Border Security and Public Safety”, Department of Homeland Security

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